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Animal Nutritional Advisor

Adecco

Salary: £15000 - £21000/annum Closing date: 28/11/2014 Job Description:

We currently have an exciting opportunity available for a Nutritional Advisor, specialising in pet nutrition, in the Carmarthenshire area. The successful candidate would be working for one of the UK's most reputable pet food suppliers, with a strong ethos for providing healthy food that dogs, cats and other small furries love.

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Consultancy Services for Conservation of Migratory Birds

Bird Life

Salary: Not Specified Closing date: 28/11/2014 Job Description:

BirdLife International is a global Partnership of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) striving to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity, working with people towards the sustainable use of natural resources. In Africa, the BirdLife Africa Partnership is a growing network of 24 such organisations, with a combined total of more than 500 staff and 87,000 members.  Through projects, BirdLife is active in a further 15 countries, hence overall working in a total of 39 countries.

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Ranger - Wadebridge

National Trust

Salary: £17,266 Closing date: 28/11/2014 Job Description:

    Rangers have been a part of the National Trust since the beginning, our place in the organisations future means that we need to think long term about how we look after our special places. As part of the wider Ranger team, we need you to think about our impact on the environment, and find better ways to do things

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Document Archivist

WDC

Salary: Not Specified Closing date: 30/11/2014 Job Description:

WDC is seeking a volunteer to join our Science team as a document archivist.

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Country Representative - Sri Lanka

Born Free

Salary: Not Specified Closing date: 25/11/2014 Job Description:

Following completion of a successful tenure by the incumbent, The Born Free Foundation, the internationally renowned animal welfare and wildlife conservation organisation, is seeking to recruit a Country Representative to manage its operations and projects in Sri Lanka.

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North Wiltshire Reserve Manager - Salisbury

Natural England

Salary: £20,500 pa Closing date: 03/12/2014 Job Description:

This role involves all elements of managing Wiltshire’s National Nature Reserves. The successful candidate will be part of Natural England’s Somerset, Avon & Wiltshire area team but will work predominantly in Wiltshire alongside the existing Senior Reserves Manager.

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Wildlife Support Officers - South West

The Wildlife Trust

Salary: Not Specified Closing date: 31/12/2014 Job Description:

These Wildlife Trust are looking for confident  self-motivated people with high levels of maturity, commitment and resilience to help raise for the Wildlife Trust at private pre booked venues, such as supermarkets, garden centres, DIY stores, county shows etc. throughout the county.

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Ecologist, based in Cardiff

Arup

Salary: Not Specified Closing date: Not Specified Job Description:

This role is for a fixed-term (for one year) for an Ecologist for Consulting West, based mainly in Cardiff – with occasional travel to other offices and work locations in the West Region and beyond.

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Membership recruitment for the Wildlife Trust, based in Birmingham and the Black Country

Closing date: 31/12/2014 Job Description:

The role: We need enthusiastic and dedicated people, with a passion for wildlife and flair for communication, to recruit new members to the Wildlife Trust at pre-booked venues, shows and organised events.

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Volunteer for Sussex Wildlife Trust

Sussex Wildlife Trust

Salary: 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.

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Conserve the Amazon rainforest, its wildlife and the Amerindian way of life

Fronteering

Salary: 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!

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Wildlife volunteering in Canada and the USA!

Fronteering

Salary: 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.  

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The trials, tribulations and rewards of being a wildlife guide.

Job Description:

Craig Wickham writes about his 25 years as a wildlife guide on Australia's Kangaroo Island

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Volunteer for RSPB Leighton Moss

RSPB

Job Description:

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.

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Wildlife & Conservation Volunteering

Bradt Publishing

Job 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?

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Volunteers offered free trip to help butterflies in Europe

Job Description:

A new project is inspiring budding naturalists to take a closer look into the world of butterflies in Europe.

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East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service needs volunteers

East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service

Salary: 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.

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Help the environment and volunteer with the RSPB

Job Description:

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.

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How to get a career in Wildlife photography.

Careers

Job Description:

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.

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