Vacancy Head of Landscapes

Job opportunity (32-40 hrs)

Andrey Nekrasov / Rewilding Ukraine

Vacancy Head of Landscapes

Job opportunity (32-40 hrs)

Join Rewilding Europe and make rewilding happen at landscape scale!

About Rewilding Europe

At Rewilding Europe, we have set ambitious targets for demonstrating large-scale rewilding in our current 10 (growing towards 15) landscapes across the continent. Guided by a shared vision, mission and strategy that we have all committed to, these landscapes act as showcases of what can happen at a much larger scale in Europe. With a fantastic and diverse team of experts and passionat colleagues from all over Europe, we are working together to make our vision for a wilder Europe a reality. We have already made great headways, but there is so much more to do!

We now have a fantastic and exciting leadership position available in Rewilding Europe’s Central Team. Are you a passionate rewilder, a go-getter, someone who can both think strategically and act pragmatically? Do you have extensive experience in practical conservation, ecological restoration or rewilding in an international setting? Are you result- and impact-oriented and like to travel to our rewilding landscapes at a regular level? Then we invite you to apply for the position

As a member of our diverse and dedicated team, you’ll be at the forefront of rewilding impact on the ground. This leadership role offers a chance to contribute meaningfully to rewilding at scale, shaping the future of Europe’s landscapes. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of our mission to make Europe a wilder place!

Your role

The Head of Landscapes is responsible for ensuring a strong collaboration (co-production) with at least five different rewilding landscape teams and empowering them to be able to deliver on Rewilding Europe’s strategy, based on strategic plans for these landscapes.

Positioning in the organisation

The Head of Landscapes is a member of the Leadership Team and carries joint responsibility for the overall performance and strategy of Rewilding Europe. Oversees and coordinates working relationships with the Landscape Teams on behalf of the Central Team. Is a member of the Wilder Nature team and works closely with the Landscape Leads, Thematic Heads and their teams. The position is both strategic and operational and very result-oriented. The Head of Landscapes reports to the Executive Director. The position is based in a European country from which regular international (slow) travel to the rewilding landscapes is fairly easy.

Your profile

We’re seeking a rewilding enthusiast with 8+ years of experience in practical conservation, ecological restoration or rewilding in an international setting, an entrepreneurial mindset, a proactive hands-on attitude, ‘can-do’ mentality and a solution-oriented attitude.

If you think you have the right passion, background, experience and skills, we invite you to download the full job description for the Head of Wilder Nature.


Read the full job description

How to apply

We invite those interested in this position to submit a motivational letter and CV before 24 June 2024 18.00 CET to Please include Head of Landscapes in the subject line. Any queries regarding this position should also be sent to this email address.

We strive to ensure that our workforce reflects society and the international character of our organisation.

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