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Forestry Administrator

Soil Association
Bristol/Hybrid

Posted: 21 Jun 2022

Deadline: 10 Jul 2022

Compensation: £28,028 per annum

Paid Full-time Permanent

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Job description

About our organisation

The Soil Association, formed in 1946, is the only UK charity which works across the spectrum of human health, the environment and animal welfare. That’s because we cannot tackle these issues in isolation.

We campaign for change, we support farming innovation, we serve healthy food in communities, we support and grow the organic market, and we protect forests.We couldn't do any of this without our supporters, partners, donors and dedicated staff. We make a difference in the world where it’s needed the most.

About the opportunity

An increase in the number of certified clients means we are looking for two additional Forestry Administrators to join our busy, friendly Administration Team based in Bristol. We provide a varied range of administrative tasks to support the Soil Association’s Forest Certification Schemes. The Forestry Team are a group of around 50 people in total, all dedicated to promoting sustainable forest management practices and the responsible use of wood and timber products.

About you

We are looking for the following key skills:

• A supportive approach to administration tasks

• A positive approach to problem solving

• An ability to process complex Excel reports

• Accurate database entry and reporting experience

• An excellent customer service approach – both on the phone and via emails

• We have a worldwide client base, so some competency in a second language could be useful.

Our Benefits

We offer a range of financial and lifestyle benefits to all our employees, including:

  • 27 days annual holiday increasing to 30 days with length of service plus bank holidays

  • Pension scheme with ethical investment options and employer contribution

  • Free membership of the Soil Association and discounts on organic produce

  • Volunteer days to give back to the local community or support green initiatives

  • Family friendly policies and flexible working

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Sociable and engaging workplace of professionals that share a passion for healthy, sustainable lifestyle and produce

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Permanent

Location

Bristol/Hybrid - 2 days office based per week

Application information

https://soilassociation.octo-firstclass.co.uk/candidates/account/login/134805?aisId=12&rmId=3181

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About Soil Association

Our organisation started in 1946 to pioneer a better world – one where we can all farm, eat and live healthily in balance with the environment. Our team of around 250 employees have been working with this vision for positive change ever since. We’re farming, growing, buying, cooking and eating. We’re campaigning, lobbying and certifying. We’re running research programmes that pave the way for change. And we’re inspiring millions of people to take their own step towards a sustainable future.