Rewilding Sweden seeks dedicated Rewilding Manager

October 28, 2019

Are you passionate about rewilding? Are you keen to use your skills and experience to enhance Sweden’s wild nature and develop nature-based economies? If so, we might have a unique opportunity for you!

European elk (Alces alces) male crossing a river. Rapadalen valley, Sarek National Park, World Heritage Laponia, Swedish Lapland, Sweden.

 

Rewilding Manager

Rewilding Sweden is a young organisation. It works closely with Rewilding Europe, a non-profit initiative founded in 2011 that is working to make Europe a wilder place. Across all of Rewilding Europe’s showcase operational areas – which stretch from Swedish Lapland to the Danube Delta – local teams are working to encourage wildlife comeback, create space for natural processes to reshape ecosystems, and develop nature-based economies.

One of these operational areas is situated in Norrbotten County. As the next step in Rewilding Sweden’s development, a Rewilding Manager can make the difference. We are searching for an experienced nature conservationist with an impressive track record of achievement, and keen to embrace rewilding and apply it in a Swedish context.

Reporting to the Rewilding Sweden team leader, the rewilding manager will take responsibility for Rewilding Sweden’s rewilding programmes at scale across Sweden, particularly in Norbotten County. The role includes project development, fundraising and management. We see strong opportunities for rewilding models such as wetland and river restoration, wilder natural grazing, new forestry management and a reinforced role for keystone species in ecosystems. Integrating local enterprise is also an important part of the rewilding mission.

Many activities will take place in Norrbotten County, and we are primarily looking for a person resident in the area, or who can stay there for extended periods.

 

Full job description

Those interested in this position, and who think they have what it takes, are invited to download the

 

Applications

Applications should be sent to info@rewilding-sweden.com no later than November 17, including a CV and motivational letter. Any questions regarding this position should also be sent to this email address.

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