The Wildlife Information Centre
The Wildlife Information Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC034113

The Wildlife Information Centre (TWIC) is an environmental charity with an established reputation for excellence in the provision of biodiversity data within south-east and part of central Scotland. TWIC currently holds over 3.6 million species records as well as extensive habitats and designated sites information. Our programme of events supports new and existing recorders and stimulates interest in biological recording amongst the wider public.

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Board of Directors

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 26th March 2024

We are seeking two new directors to fill vacancies in our Board of Directors, and are looking in particular for applications from individuals with expertise / experience in ecology and biological recording and in public relations and/or marketing. Previous experience of working in the conservation sector is highly desirable.

The Wildlife Information Centre (TWIC) is an environmental charity with an established reputation for excellence in the provision of biodiversity data within south-east and part of central Scotland. With 3.3 FTE staff plus volunteers, TWIC currently holds almost 4 million species records as well as extensive habitats and designated sites information. Our programme of events supports new and existing recorders and stimulates interest in biological recording amongst the wider public.

As a Director you will be able contribute to the success and future development of the organisation and help ensure TWIC meets its legal and charitable obligations.

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Business Administrator

  • Part time
  • £24,308 pro-rata
  • Hybrid working with offices based at Vogrie Country Park, nr Gorebridge, Midlothian
  • Closing 10th February 2023

We are currently seeking a well organised and supportive Business Administrator who will be responsible for the financial and administrative aspects of the charity in association with the three other members of staff plus a voluntary board of directors.

The Wildlife Information Centre (TWIC) is an environmental charity with an established reputation for excellence in the provision of biodiversity data within south-east and part of central Scotland. TWIC currently holds over 3.6 million species records as well as extensive habitats and designated sites information. Our programme of events supports new and existing recorders and stimulates interest in biological recording amongst the wider public.

Key responsibilities:

  • Prepare and monitor the annual budget and prepare financial and work reports.
  • Carry out day to day financial transactions and bookkeeping, and liaise with the accountants regarding annual reports and returns.
  • Manage TWIC’s client contracts including the Service Level Agreements and NatureScot grant claim.
  • Coordinate regular board meetings, AGM and prepare appropriate reports and papers.
  • Oversee office operational requirements, including office security, Health and Safety and UK GDPR.

Download the application form, full job description and person specification below.

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