Working for us

Working for the Cotswolds Conservation Board let’s you be part of looking after the landscape and communities that together form such an individual and unique part of England. We want to make sure this is a positive, vibrant organisation committed to delivering our services as efficiently and effectively as possible.

If you are innovative and enthusiastic, with a flexible ‘can do’ attitude, then we want you to come and join our team.

Current Vacancies

If you are interested in joining our team you will find our vacancies posted here when available.

Become a Board Member

If you are interested in becoming a Board Member, you will find our vacancies posted here.

Other Vacancies

Chief Executive, National Association for AONBs

Salary: £58,000 – £60,000 per year, plus very generous pension
Hours: Full-time
Location: Home-based, with regular travel

The National Association for AONBs supports the UK’s 46 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The NAAONB are a nurturing organisation with long-term vision and have excellent working relationships with our members, partners, Government and media. The organisation is a key part of the environmental movement in the UK.

The new Chief Executive will take over at a time when there will be many opportunities to make a real and lasting contribution, and will need to hit the ground running in terms of experience and knowledge about the environment and the conservation of nature and heritage in the context of Protected Landscapes. You should be ready to take on a demanding but rewarding leadership role within a collaborative and collegiate community. With this applicable grounding, we are excited to hear from you, especially if you:

  • Have a strong passion for the environment,
  • Are a relationship builder with emotional intelligence and excellent communication skills, who relishes collaboration,
  • Are a natural networker who thrives on building strategic partnerships,
  • Have vision and strategic flair and are able to work with us to maximise our impact.

For more information and how to apply click here.

Closing date: Monday 1 March, 2021


National Trails Alliance Development Manager

Salary: £35,000, plus travel and expenses
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Location: Home/office based, with travel across England and Wales

The National Trails Alliance Development Manager will project manage the establishment of a National Trails CIO (Charitable Incorporated Organisation), including any consultation and development planning for the organisation and registration with The Charity Commission.

The role will report directly to the South West Coast Path Association Director for day-to-day
management and to the National Trails Alliance Steering Group (NTASG) for wider strategic
direction. Principal tasks will be:

  • To oversee the establishment of the National Trails Alliance (NTA) as a CIO
  • To work with the steering group to analyse risk and opportunities (including political,
    economic, social, and technological) to the CIO and identify practical solutions.
  • To engage with the trails network to devise a suitable and sustainable development plan
    for the NTA, including a funding plan.
  • To identify and build positive relationships with external stakeholders and potential
  • To identify funding opportunities and write bids as required.

For more information and how to apply click here.

Closing date: 9am Monday 8th March 2021

Interviews will be held on 15th and 16th March by Zoom

Useful Links

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