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Although we are a young charity, we are on an ambitious mission to utilise the power of civil aviation to further important conservation causes. Expected ...
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Offering a pioneering role in a unique aviation charity 
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Community Builder and Fundraiser UK, Midlands / South East
 Part-time


 Role description
 
 The Wildlife Air Service is the world’s first civilian air service for environmental enforcement. Although we are a young charity, we are on an ambitious mission to utilise the power of civil aviation to further important conservation causes. Expected legislative changes may soon allow for the mobilisation of private pilots for conservation flying missions and the Wildlife Air Service would be the first organisation in Europe in a position to realise such operations, assisting many existing environmental organisations in the process.
 
 We are currently looking for a community builder and fundraiser to join our team at this early pioneering stage to help grow the charity within the aviation community and to draw in broad support from the airline industry. The role includes strong networking, marketing and communication elements. Please note that is not a paid position yet. We are looking for someone willing to invest time and enthusiasm at this start-up stage to bring the charity into a position where their role can be fully funded. We are essentially looking for someone that is flexible enough to help kick-start the charity into the next level.
 
 Essential duties and responsibilities
 
 Networking within the aviation community and industry
 Developing partnership opportunities for the charity
 Writing funding applications and researching funding opportunities
 Resolution of issues in timely manner where applicable 
 Strong internal communication responsibility within the Wildlife Air Service team
 
 We are looking for people with 
 
 Strong communication and social skills
 Positive and proactive work ethic
 Professional approach and good organisational skills 
 Fluency in written and spoken English 
 Ability to work independently, including weekends and evenings
 
 Preferable experience
 
 Already active within the civil aviation community
 Good knowledge of conservation issues 
 Project management experience
 
 
 
 Interested? Please send your CV and cover letter with motivation to Wietse van der Werf at [email protected] by 15 May 2016. Interviews will initially be scheduled to take place on Skype in week 20, which runs from 16-20 May. We look forward to your application!