Sustainability Manager

Type of job: 
full time
Closing date for applications: 
Monday, 26 April, 2021
About the Job: 

Job title
Sustainability Manager
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Date posted
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Wisley, Woking
£45,000 per annum
Job category/type
Sustainability Manager 2020 Role ProfilefinalVer.doc
Job description

For more than 210 years the Royal Horticultural Society has been the force behind the nation’s gardening. Our charitable purpose is to inspire passion and excellence in the science, art and practice for horticulture. Our vision is to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place. As a charity, the RHS aims to inspire a wide range of audiences by demonstrating the wonders of gardening through all that we do including gardens and shows, in our publications and online, and through our work in the community.

The role will work across the Society and its activities which are multi-site and involve multiple stakeholders. Key collaborations will be with the Director of Science and Collections, the RHS Sustainability Post-doctoral Fellowship and the Horticultural Environmental team.

To support the communication of our position on sustainability issues to internal and external audiences, and through our public affairs and policy manager to the trade and government.

Manage an annual budget to help resource the development of plans. Any capital investments would be managed through Estates & Facilities.

The RHS provides a number of great benefits for employees including:

Free access to all RHS Gardens, Shows and Libraries
Employee discounts including airport parking, hotels, retail and gym membership
25 days holiday (increasing 28 and 30 with service) and option to buy
Monthly Garden Magazine and access to Horticultural advice
Sponsorship for External Studies

It’s never been more exciting time to join the Royal Horticultural Society. We are making a landmark £160 million investment in the future of horticulture over the next 10 years. This will allow us to bring the joy of gardening to millions more people and make some of the most significant and exciting changes in the history. Join us and be part of the history.

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