Conservation Farming Manager

Closing date:
Salary: £29,800 p.a Plus up to 9% Employer Pension Contribution
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: Appleton Mill Farm, Appleton Mill Farm, Appleton Le Moors, N Yorkshire YO62 6TG, YO62 6TG
Are you a natural leader? Would you like to use your skills in conservation to help improve the wildlife and environmental value of farmland?

Contact details

Please email completed application forms with accompanying equal opportunities forms to or call 01904 615583 for more information.

Closing deadline: 9am Tuesday 19 November 2019

Job reference: 17.6.122

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is looking for a Conservation Farming Manager to join our North Team at Appleton Mill Farm near Pickering. Our ideal candidate will have experience of managing a productive farm enterprise, especially with a focus on nature conservation. The post holder will be responsible for the strategic development, management and coordination of the Trust’s livestock programme. The role holder will have excellent communication skills to advise other landowners and estate managers on conservation farming and grazing.

We are looking for someone who is personable and energetic, who has strong leadership skills and can support our Conservation Grazing staff to deliver work programmes.  The post holder will have an understanding of stock welfare and best practice.

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.