Vacancy: Team Leader, Rhodope Mountains rewilding area, Bulgaria

October 27, 2021

The Rhodopes Mountains are one of Rewilding Europe’s nine large rewilding areas. Rewilding Rhodopes, a foundation registered in Bulgaria, works closely with Rewilding Europe to bring back wilder nature, to support wildlife comeback, and to develop nature-based economies in the Rhodope Mountains. Rewilding work began in this stunning landscape in 2014 and is now well underway.

Arda river canyon, Madzharovo, Eastern Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria.
Staffan Widstrand / Rewilding Europe


Rewilding Rhodopes is now looking for a full-time Team Leader based in Bulgaria. The Team Leader’s principal role is to lead, build and develop this large-scale rewilding initiative. As an executive director, he/she oversees and coordinates all aspects of development, design, planning, implementation, management, fundraising and reporting on the activities in the Rhodope Mountains. The Team Leader reports to the board of the foundation and oversees a small team of staff with regards to rewilding, communications and enterprise development.

Those who are interested in this position and believe they have the right skills and attributes are invited to apply before November 21.

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Starting date: January / February 2022.

Further information:

Applications, including your CV and a motivational letter (both in English), should be submitted by November 2021 to Stoycho Stoychev at with the subject line: Team Leader Application. Only selected candidates will be invited for an interview. For further information please contact

We look forward to receiving your application!

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