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Zoological Society of LondonSalary: £24,485 - £29,237 p.a Closing date: 26/05/14 Job Description:
We are seeking an experienced Project Co-ordinator to support our new collaborative initiative focused on community-based management of marine resources in the northern part of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.More details »
National TrustSalary: £23,732 Closing date: 20/04/14 Job Description:
Here at the National Trust, we want even more people to enjoy our extraordinary places. We want people of all ages and backgrounds to get involved with them, be inspired by them, and love them as much as we do. That’s why we’ve put some bold ambitions in place. We want everyone in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to feel like a member of the National Trust and, by 2020, five million will be.
The Wildlife TrustsSalary: £19,565 Closing date: 21/04/14 Job Description:
We are looking for a confident, innovative and enthusiastic person to join our Conservation Team to assist in the delivery of NWT’s Living Seas awareness programme.More details »
Woodland TrustClosing date: 21/04/14 Job Description:
This exciting and rewarding role is responsible for identifying and realising regional fundraising opportunities, raising funds for specific projects at a regional and national level, and meeting individual and team fundraising targets.More details »
BTOSalary: £24,714 Closing date: 22 April Job Description:
Woodland TrustClosing date: April 21 Job Description:
As Assistant Site Manager you will manage a portfolio of sites in Hertfordshire and Warwickshire and deliver all contracts in your operational area to the highest professional standard (ensuring full compliance with our FSC certification) and in accordance with all Woodland Trust Health and Safety policies and proceduresMore details »
RSPBSalary: £26,000-30,000 Closing date: 24 April Job Description:
Internationally the RSPB supports local NGO partners to implement successful conservation programmes and ultimately achieve self-sufficiency. This position is to co-ordinate the RSPB's BirdLife partner development programme in West Africa, initially in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria.More details »
RSPBSalary: £27,000-£29,000 Closing date: April 21 Job Description:
Do you want to champion our work protecting birds of prey and be a powerful advocate on species policy issues? The RSPB is looking for a passionate and committed advocate to lead and develop our policy on species protection and sports shooting.More details »
Northumberland Wildlife TrustSalary: commission-based Job Description:
Does nature matter to you? Are you passionate about our region and its amazing wildlife? Would you like to earn some extra income, at a time that suits you, by doing something that you really believe in? Then why not become a membership recruiter!More details »
Giraffe Conservation Foundation has a new and exciting conservation research volunteer opportunity coming up in our Rothschild's giraffe project in Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda. Ideally, we are looking for an experienced field researcher who will be available for a 6-months period starting in March 2014.More details »
Sussex Wildlife TrustSalary: Volunteer Job Description:
If you’re interested in wildlife and enjoy working outdoors then Sussex Wildlife Trust is looking for conservation volunteers to help at local nature reserves in your area.More details »
FronteeringSalary: Volunteer Job Description:
Ever imagined what it would be sleeping in the immensity of the Amazon rainforest while waking up to a serenade of cicadas, singing birds and howling monkeys? Through Fronteering's volunteer abroad projects this dream can become reality!More details »
FronteeringSalary: Volunteer Job Description:
Rescue and rehabilitate orphaned and injured animals! Through our Volunteer abroad Program you have the opportunity to give a second chance to orphaned wildlife in Canada and the USA.More details »
Craig Wickham writes about his 25 years as a wildlife guide on Australia's Kangaroo Island.More details »
Have you ever considered giving up some of your time to volunteer? Do you love nature and want to help protect it? Then why not consider spending some of your free time volunteering with the RSPB.More details »
Bradt PublishingJob Description:
But how do you chose which project to go for? Or, even more importantly, how do you know that the 'elephant faeces sampling' in Sri Lanka or the 'snake weighing project' in Guyana are bona fide, well run, worthwhile and safe pastimes for young Johnty & Jemima to undertake?More details »
A new project is inspiring budding naturalists to take a closer look into the world of butterflies in Europe.More details »
East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance ServiceSalary: Volunteer Job Description:
A busy Sussex wildlife rescue charity is in need of volunteers who can help with collecting and delivering casualties around East Sussex. The Charity is getting busier every year and is struggling to cope with the demand.More details »
The UK’s largest conservation charity currently has over 12,200 volunteers offering their time to help protect birds and other wildlife and the places they live.
There are hundreds of oppertunities for people with a little time.
This is one of the most competitive fields there are in photography. Gone are the days of huge budgets for documentaries or image libraries paying vast amounts for pictures. Most of the oft repeated dross on TV subscription Channels is down to little budgets and saccharine presenters; very few features can stand alongside Planet Earth, Deep Blue and Trials of Life.
Unfortunately nowadays idiotic production companies seem to worry more about having bimbo cement-head presenters than they do original footage. The same can be said for images, especially with the frankly disgraceful 'cheating' that goes on with 'wild' life pictures now. Images are sold royalty free and very few people get fat. Do not let this put you off, talent will always out in the end, but patience and funding is critical, no-one is ever going to give a job to a photography or film student without pedigree. It is essential that one's masthead is a burgeoning one. If this involves taking a loan to go travelling with your camera so be it, prospective employers want to see your portfolio, not listen to vacuous promises. Whether this involves pod casts, promotional DVD's or old fashioned enlargements, they will have to be pretty special to interest the appropriate people.
You need to be original, sensitive and, the old adage of Fleet Street sadly holds true for this more refined art, it has to elicit the reaction of 'Oh wow' or 'Oh my god' or it is likely to be directed to the worthy but ultimately obsolete land fill site of 'could do better' pictures or (alternatively Cable TV).
This is not meant to be a damning indictment of this noble art, but as budgets get squeezed and the genuine wilderness areas become more and more compromised it is critical that imagination, thought, diligence and patience are adhered to otherwise you will tread the wildlife boards for many a year.
Enter competitions, pester news outlets, get in people's faces, it is astonishing how this contributes, but above all be a menacing critic of your own work, only the very best will get you into the ball park.