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Angling Trust Vacancies

Head of Marketing
Salary: £42,000 per annum
Full time: 37½ hours per week
Location: Office-based – Ilkeston/Leominster or Home-based in the West Midlands

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and professional individual to join the Angling Trust.

The successful applicant will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of marketing strategies to grow and retain individual, club and fishery memberships of the Angling Trust and Fish Legal.

You will be qualified to at least A level standard and ideally be a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (level 6). You will have experience of leading national marketing campaigns and brand management; managing websites and CRM systems; and in managing teams of staff. Experience of membership recruitment and retention and subscription marketing is desirable, but not essential. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are important.

This is a rewarding and varied job with excellent opportunities to develop your skills.

You will enjoy working with a small, friendly and dedicated team who share your passion for delivering an extremely high standard of work to our members as well as passion for the outdoor environment.

You will be office-based at the Angling Trust offices in either Ilkeston, Derbyshire or Leominster, Herefordshire. There is also opportunity for the right person to be home-based in the West Midlands.

The Angling Trust is the national representative body for angling in England and Wales. It is united in a collaborative relationship with Fish Legal, a separate membership association that uses the law to protect fish stocks and the rights of its members throughout the UK.

A detailed job description can be downloaded here.

Further information about the position can be obtained from the Chief Executive, Mark Lloyd, on mark.lloyd@anglingtrust.net or via 07973 468198.

Applicants should complete an application form and diversity monitoring form and send them marked “Personal” to Stuart Sharp, Angling Trust, The Old Police Station, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5GF or via email to stuart.sharp@anglingtrust.net

Closing date for applications is Monday 30th April 2018. We may close the recruitment early depending on applications. Interviews will be held at our Ilkeston office.




Coaching Centre Manager
Salary: £33,000 per annum
Full time: 37½ hours per week
Location: Office-based Ilkeston, Derbyshire.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and professional individual to join our Ilkeston office.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the strategic development and management of the Licensed coach scheme and the coach and volunteer training programme delivered by the Angling Trust for Sport England and the Environment Agency.

You will be qualified to at least A level standard and have experience of managing a small team, in marketing training courses and managing budgets. Experience of Sports Coach programmes and volunteer development are desirable, but not essential. A high standard of education and interpersonal skills is important.

This is a rewarding and varied job with excellent opportunities to develop your skills.

You will enjoy working with a small, friendly and dedicated team who share your passion for delivering an extremely high standard of work to our members as well as passion for the outdoor environment.

You will be office based at the Angling Trust office in Ilkeston, Derbyshire.

The Angling Trust is the national representative body for coarse, game and sea angling in England. It is working for the future of angling through environmental, lobbying and education programmes, as well as delivering competitions, managing our national teams and developing commercial opportunities.

A detailed job description can be downloaded here. Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of Participation, Clive Copeland, on clive.copeland@anglingtrust.net or via 07730 765714.

Applicants should complete an application form and diversity monitoring form and send them marked “Personal” to Stuart Sharp, Angling Trust, The Old Police Station, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5GF or via email to stuart.sharp@anglingtrust.net

Closing date for applications is Friday, 20th April, 2018. We may close the recruitment early depending on applications. Interviews will be held at our Ilkeston office.


Building Bridges Project Officer (Polish speaking)
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Full time: 37½ hours per week
Location: Home-based

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and professional individual to join our Building Bridges team.

The successful applicant will support delivery of the Building Bridges Project objectives with an emphasis on engaging with Polish Saturday schools, developing relationships with migrant organisations and promoting family fishing events and volunteer opportunities.

You will be able to speak and write in both English and Polish.

This is a rewarding and varied job with excellent opportunities to develop your skills.

You will enjoy working with a small, friendly and dedicated team who share your passion for delivering an extremely high standard of work to our members as well as passion for the outdoor environment.

You will be home-based but able to attend our offices when required.

The Angling Trust is the national representative body for coarse, game and sea angling in England. It is working for the future of angling through environmental, lobbying and education programmes, as well as delivering competitions, managing our national teams and developing commercial opportunities.

A detailed job description can be downloaded here and person specification can be downloaded here

Further information about the position can be obtained from the Building Bridges Manager, Radoslaw Papiewski, on radoslaw.papiewski@anglingtrust.net or via 07572 779925.

Applicants should complete an application form and diversity monitoring form and send them marked “Personal” to Stuart Sharp, Angling Trust, The Old Police Station, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5GF or via email to stuart.sharp@anglingtrust.net quoting reference BBPO.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday, 8th May, 2018. We may close the recruitment early depending on applications. Interviews will be held at our Ilkeston office.




2 x Fund Administrators
Salary: £11,100 per annum (£18,500 FTE)
Part time: 22½ hours per week (over 3 days)
Fixed Term to 31st March, 2019
Location: Office-based Ilkeston, Derbyshire.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two motivated and professional individuals to join our Ilkeston office.

The successful applicants will support the Fund Team in administering the Angling Improvement Fund, which makes grants to angling clubs and fisheries to support enhancements to angling venues – via communication with funders, Angling Trust staff and applicants. To help organise work shops across the country aimed at improving the skills of the angling community.

You will have a minimum of 5 GCSE (or equivalent) grade C or above, including English Language and Mathematics. You will have good organisation skills, have a methodical approach to managing to data and be a competent user of Outlook, Word and Excel.

Previous experience in fundraising, grant administration, accounts management or in a customer service monitoring role is desirable, but not essential.

This is a rewarding and varied job with excellent opportunities to develop your skills.

You will enjoy working with a small, friendly and dedicated team who share your passion for delivering an extremely high standard of work to our members as well as passion for the outdoor environment.

You will be office based at the Angling Trust office in Ilkeston, Derbyshire.

We may consider a mix of working patterns, including full time, for the right candidates.

The Angling Trust is the national representative body for coarse, game and sea angling in England. It is working for the future of angling through environmental, lobbying and education programmes, as well as delivering competitions, managing our national teams and developing commercial opportunities.

A detailed job description can be downloaded here. Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of Freshwater, Mark Owen, on mark.owen@anglingtrust.net or via 07545 733245.

Applicants should complete an application form and diversity monitoring form and send them marked “Personal” to Stuart Sharp, Angling Trust, The Old Police Station, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5GF or via email to stuart.sharp@anglingtrust.net

Closing date for applications is Friday, 20th April, 2018. We may close the recruitment early depending on applications. Interviews will be held at our Ilkeston office.



  • If you wish to volunteer to work for the Angling Trust please complete the application form below.



Team England Fly Fishing (TEFF)

Team England Fly Fishing has a number of opportunities for volunteers to help support the delivery of competitive fly fishing activities, positions include;
  • Rivers International Coordinator
  • Coaching & Development Manager

To understand more about each of the roles above please download the relevant pdf at the bottom of this page.

If you would like to discuss any of these roles in more detail please contact Senior Competitions & Talent Manager Ben Thompson via email at ben.thompson@anglingtrust.net

You will also find an application form, guidance notes and equality monitoring form at the bottom of this page. You can find out more about volunteering with the Angling Trust by clicking here and view our Volunteer Handbook here


Contact: Angling Trust Eastwood House, 6 Rainbow Street, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 8DQ
Tel: 0343 5077006 (For Membership enquiries select Option 1) |
Calls to our 0343 number are charged at the same rate as normal landline numbers.
Office hours are Mon - Thu 9.00-5.00 and Fri 4.30. Please leave a message if you call outside these hours or email us.
Email: admin@anglingtrust.net
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