Angling Trust Vacancies
Regional Enforcement Manager – South East
Salary £27,047 pa pro rata.
Part time – 18.75 hours per week
South East, Home-based
Fixed term to 31 March 2017
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and experienced enforcement professional to join us in a key role as one of six Regional Enforcement Managers.
In this rewarding and varied job, the successful applicant will build upon the momentum achieved by the Fisheries Enforcement Campaign since 2012, raising awareness, increasing confidence and intelligence, initiating intelligence-sharing and a partnership approach. Regional Enforcement Managers are responsible for managing the Voluntary Bailiff Service to a proven model, working closely with the Environment Agency and police.
Applicants should ideally have professional experience of working in the areas of Rural and Wildlife Crime, ideally with a keen interest in angling and environmental issues. Most important is a sound knowledge of modern policing methods, particularly concerning intelligence, partnership working, and getting the best from volunteers; experience of working with the Special Constabulary and Neighbourhood Watch would be advantageous. Experience of IT, Data Protection and confidentiality issues is prerequisite. A passion for angling is essential, and a knowledge of angling politics and the Environment Agency’s remit advantageous.
Excellent communication skills, including giving presentations, report-writing and experience of using social media to raise awareness is essential. You will be home-based, diary-led, and parameters of working hours are flexible to accommodate commitments – there will be some weekend working and travelling. You must be conscientious, self-motivated and have the ability to engage with and motivate others. Working as part of a team of six Regional Enforcement Managers within the Fisheries Enforcement Support Service, you will report to the National Enforcement Manager and work remotely.
The Angling Trust is the National Governing Body and unified representative organisation 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
Applicants should complete an application form and diversity monitoring form and send them marked “Personal” to the HR and Business Manager, Angling Trust, The Old Police Station, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5GF or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This position is for a fixed term to 31 March 2017, with a possibility of extension subject to additional funding.
Closing date for applications is 2nd September 2016. Interviews are likely to be held in week commencing Monday 12th September 2016. The successful candidate will be expected to start work in October 2016.
Director with Finance Skills, Angling Trust
Voluntary role – 1 day per month (on average)
Travel expenses payable
The Angling Trust is the National Governing Body and unified representative organisation 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. 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. Joint membership packages with Fish Legal are available for individuals, clubs, fisheries and other categories. The Angling Trust and Fish Legal currently turn over about £2.8 million each year.
There is a vacancy on the Board for a Director with financial expertise. The Board would like to appoint a director to oversee Angling Trust’s accounting functions and financial planning; working closely with the Chief Executive and the Head of Finance and Business to formulate financial targets and strategies. We are seeking a strategic thinker who is ideally a qualified member of an accountancy body or holder of an equivalent qualification, with significant experience in finance at a senior management level.
There are quarterly Board meetings and each director usually sits on at least one committee, each committee sits quarterly. Board meetings are held alternately in London and the Midlands. Occasionally there will be a need to meet in the evenings or at weekends. This is a voluntary role; directors are not remunerated. However, out of pocket and travel expenses are payable for attending meetings.
Angling Trust is an equal opportunities employer. Angling Trust is keen to introduce additional independence to the Board of Directors and welcomes applications from people with no knowledge of fishing and would particularly welcome female, black and minority ethnic applicants so that we can better reflect the community we serve. An interest in sports development, membership organisations or environmental issues would be an advantage but is not essential.
A job description can be downloaded here
Further information can be obtained from the Chief Executive Mark Lloyd by email email@example.com.
Applicants should download and complete an application form and send it, along with a current CV, marked “Personal” to Georgina Miller, Angling Trust, Eastwood House, 6 Rainbow Street, Leominster, HR6 8DQ or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for applications: 1st July 2016.
Chairman, Fish Legal
Voluntary role – 2 day per month (on average)
Travel expenses payable
Fish Legal is an unincorporated, not-for-profit membership association using the law to protect fish stocks and the rights of its members throughout the UK. It is united in a collaborative relationship with the Angling Trust, the national representative and governing body for angling in England. Joint membership packages with the Angling Trust are available for individuals, clubs, fisheries and other categories.
Fish Legal’s work not only punishes polluters and others who damage our members’ fisheries but also presents a credible deterrent because they know that we have the expertise and funds to pursue them through the courts if need be. Ours is a genuinely co-operative organisation that draws its strength from a wide membership to protect each and every member.
Additionally, we give advice to our club and fishery owner members on many of their day-to-day non-contentious issues connected to their fishing interests, including leases, fishing rights, planning applications, dredging, abstraction and many other issues.
With the planned retirement of the current post holder, we are seeking to appoint a new Chair to lead the association through the next stage of expansion and development. The successful candidate will be a strategic leader and possess keen commercial acumen. You will have experience at board level in similar sized commercial or voluntary sector organisations and, ideally, be familiar with issues affecting the water environment and their management. Ideally, you will have some knowledge or experience of litigation and legal case management in the UK. This is a volunteer role, it is not remunerated and the Chair is expected to commit approximately 2 days per month on average.
The successful applicant will need to be eligible to hold a directorship of a UK limited company.
A job description can be downloaded here
Further information can be obtained from the current Chief Executive, Mark Lloyd at email@example.com. Applicants should send a covering letter, along with a current CV, marked “Personal” to Georgina Miller, Fish Legal, Eastwood House, 6 Rainbow Street, Leominster, HR6 8DQ, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for this post is 1st July 2016