Grow Wilder Site Manager


Do you have a passion for nature, habitats and the environment? Do you have a good understanding of sites, people and landscapes?

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and innovative individual to manage and develop the Trust's site at Grow Wilder in line with the site strategy and Avon Wildlife Trust’s overarching strategy. The Site Manager will maximise Grow Wilder’s potential to inspire and engage visitors, volunteers, the broader community, and land partners to take action for wildlife through wildlife-friendly habitat creation and food growing.

More about this role

Grow Wilder is Avon Wildlife Trust’s unique, nature-rich community hub and learning centre for Bristol. A six acre site, including a wildflower nursery and café, where the Trust works in partnership with organisations and community groups to give people of all ages and backgrounds opportunities to connect with nature. Together we engage a diverse audience through food growing and nature activities in a safe and inspiring place, which delivers positive social impact.

You will be responsible for managing, developing and maintaining use of Grow Wilder’s site, for wildlife-friendly habitat creation, propagation and sale of wildflowers, and food growing, for the benefit of nature and overall biodiversity.

Avon Wildlife Trust is one of 46 Wildlife Trusts working across the UK. With the invaluable support of our volunteers, members and corporate supporters we manage 30 nature reserves for wildlife and people across the West of England. We also work with other organisations and landowners to protect and connect wildlife sites across the region and inspire local communities and people of all ages to care for wildlife where they live.

Avon Wildlife Trust values diversity. We are committed to creating a movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this position, please visit our website ( to download the Job Description, Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form and submit your documents through our online portal. You can contact HR by emailing To apply by post, please send your completed application marked 'confidential' to: HR, Avon Wildlife Trust, 32 Jacobs Wells Road, Bristol, BS8 1DR to arrive by the closing date. Closing date: 11:59pm, Wednesday 15th September 2021. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a first interview on Monday 27th September 2021. Applicants may also be asked to attend a second interview on Monday 4th October. For an informal discussion or queries please contact Giles Gould, Head of Commercial, on or 07719 088065 For equal opportunities purposes, we are unable to accept CVs. No agencies please.

  • Closing Date:
  • Wednesday, 15 September, 2021 - 23:45

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