Director of Education and Engagement

Maidstone, Kent
From £42,000 pa depending on experience.
31 Jan 2019
26 Feb 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Kent Wildlife Trust is seeking a Director of Education and Engagement to have Strategic oversight of the People Engagement department, developing this in the most impactful and cost-effective way possible.

This is a varied role with scope for autonomy and creativity. This post has specific responsibility for developing and delivering KWT’s education, community engagement, visitor centre management, volunteering and wellbeing programmes in-line with the Trust’s Strategy & Business Plan.

You will be an inspirational leader with fantastic interpersonal and communication skills and someone who has significant experience of successfully leading the delivery of education and engagement activities in a business-like manner whilst focusing on achieving the highest impact possible. You will have the proven ability to lead colleagues through change and demonstrable experience of managing teams to deliver against financial targets. You will have a track record of effectively managing, developing and implementing substantial, multi-disciplinary projects including raising funds for them and managing complex budgets.

Kent Wildlife Trust is a flexible employer that aims to be one of the best employers in the environment sector in the southeast. It is one of the largest of the 47 Wildlife Trusts, which together make up the Wildlife Trusts Partnership.  We are supported by 32,000 members and have the simple ambition of enabling the recovery of Kent’s wildlife. 

How To Apply

To find out further information on the role and how to apply, please click on the Apply button below.

If you wish to discuss this post, please get in touch with Jackie Lawrence via in order to arrange an informal discussion with Kent Wildlife Trust’s Chief Executive.

Kent Wildlife Trust has a positive approach to equality and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Closing Date: Mid-day on Tuesday 26th February 2019

Interview Date: Wednesday 6th March 2019

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