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We are recruiting! Could you be our Administrator?

Dumfries & Galloway Woodlands is a new initiative with ambitious goals. We want to provide a local and tangible response to the biodiversity and climate crises, supporting trees, habitats and the people that depend upon then.

We are now in a position to recruit an Administrator to support all aspects of the growing organisation.

If you can combine an enthusiasm for ecosystem restoration in Dumfries & Galloway with a sound administrative acumen, please do read on!

Headline objectives of the Post:

  • Provide administrative support to projects run by the Dumfries & Galloway Initiative, including the Dumfries & Galloway Tree Planting Scheme.
  • Support members of the team with project delivery, communications and financial reporting.
  • Manage Dumfries & Galloway Woodlands Membership enrolment and activity.
  • To make sure Dumfries & Galloway seizes every opportunity to provide a response to the Climate & Biodiversity Crises.  

Role offered on a 2 days a week basis (i.e. 15 hours a week – actual hours flexible), with a contract running to 31 October 2026. This role is made possible thanks to funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

How to Apply

Applications welcomed! Please send an up-to-date CV and a covering letter setting out why you are interested in the role to by 9am on 18th June.

If you would like to ask any question or discuss the role, feel free to contact McNabb Laurie, Dumfries & Galloway Woodlands Manager, on 07538 798837.

McNabb said:

We are just about to be joined by our new ‘Woodland ACTION officer’, so the administrator’s arrival will take our team to three folk. We are going through a period of rapid growth and getting involved in a whole range of projects that deliver a response to the climate and biodiversity emergencies. We need someone to help us with a wide range of administrative tasks – all vital to help us support trees and natural habitats across the region. If you would be interested in helping us out on a 2-days a week basis, please do take a look at the full job profile and details.

Full job details and description HERE