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6 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published six times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £25 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year

Jobs at NHBS

Accounts Administrator

 

Founded in 1985, NHBS Ltd (www.nhbs.com) is a world leader in supplying natural history, ecology and conservation books and ecological survey equipment to institutions, retailers, companies, and private customers around the world. In addition to the retail business, NHBS manufactures equipment in an on-site workshop and publishes two magazines. NHBS is passionate about making a positive environmental impact - our core purpose is to support those who work to understand, protect and conserve the natural environment.

NHBS is looking for a full-time Accounts Administrator to join our offices in Totnes. Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will be the leader of a small team. The accounts department manages the debtors and creditors, and works closely with other departments in the company to ensure all payments are received and all bills are paid on time and accurately. Some company-wide administrative duties will be required, as well as admin support for the Senior Management Team.

 

As Accounts Administrator, some of your responsibilities will be:

  • Ensuring all accounts receivables and payables are in good shape
  • Applying and developing accounts policies and procedures
  • Assisting the Accountant in the provision of monthly management accounts
  • Deciding bill payments schedules
  • Assisting colleagues, suppliers and customers over the phone, by email and in person
  • Using the company accounts application Netsuite, Excel and other applications
  • Supervising and training team members
  • Inputting staff salary payments
  • Other responsibilities as required

 

The ideal candidate will bring the following to the role:

  • Experience working with accounts in a busy environment
  • Some knowledge of accounting principles
  • Discretion and sensitivity when dealing with customers, suppliers, staff and directors
  • Decisiveness and accuracy
  • Team leadership experience
  • Experience using Excel, or accounting software

 

In addition to this, we would welcome someone who also has:

  • AAT accreditation
  • A demonstrated interest in ecology and conservation
  • Knowledge of a major European language

 

Our offer to you

The successful candidate will be joining a diverse and friendly workforce of 45 staff.

This permanent position is available immediately. Salary: £18,500 – 20,000 p.a. (depending on experience), based on a 37.5-hour week Monday - Friday, with the position attracting 28 days holiday p.a including bank holidays, up to three paid days of conservation volunteering p.a., and a generous company pension.

 

How to apply

To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter with your CV by the 30th June 2019 to Anneli Meeder, Head of Finance, recruitment@nhbs.com.


Key Account Manager (trainee)

 

Founded in 1985, NHBS Ltd (www.nhbs.com) is a world leader in supplying natural history, ecology and conservation books and ecological survey equipment to institutions, retailers, companies, and private customers around the world. In addition to the retail business, NHBS manufactures equipment in an on-site workshop and publishes two magazines. NHBS is passionate about making a positive environmental impact - our core purpose is to support those who work to understand, protect and conserve the natural environment.

NHBS is looking for a Key Account Manager (trainee) to join our busy Sales & Marketing team in our office in Totnes. This is an entry level role with opportunities for the right candidate to transition quickly into the Key Account Manager role. You will be trained to act as a Key Account Manager for our biggest customers, make regular sales trips and represent NHBS at conferences in the UK and across Europe. A background in sales is not required but enthusiasm for nature and NHBS's products, as well as drive and enthusiasm, are vital. You will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as on the job mentoring from your manager.

 

As Key Account Manager (trainee), some of your responsibilities will be:

  • Building relationships with existing and potential customers
  • Using the company CRM application Netsuite, and other applications such as Pipedrive
  • Visiting existing and potential customers, selling the brand of NHBS
  • Demonstrating and presenting products for customers
  • Visiting and talking to a wide range of customers - professional ecologists, non governmental organisations, universities, research institutes, libraries and construction companies, among others.

The ideal candidate will bring the following to the role:

  • Interest or background in ecology and conservation
  • Educated to degree level
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Great planning and organisation skills
  • An ability to think strategically and generate new ideas
  • Strong English verbal and writing skills
  • A second language in addition to English is desirable
  • Strong personal drive and ambition

Our offer to you

The successful candidate will be joining a diverse and friendly workforce of 45 staff.

This permanent position is available immediately. Salary: £18,000 to £20,000 (depending on experience), based on a 37.5-hour week Monday - Friday, with the position attracting 28 days holiday p.a including bank holidays, up to three paid days of conservation volunteering p.a., and a generous company pension.

 

How to apply

To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter with your CV by the 9th July 2019 to Natalie Mawson, Sales & Marketing Manager at recruitment@nhbs.com.

 


Marketing Assistant

Founded in 1985, NHBS Ltd (www.nhbs.com) is a world leader in supplying natural history, ecology and conservation books and ecological survey equipment to institutions, retailers, companies, and private customers around the world. In addition to the retail business, NHBS manufactures equipment in an on-site workshop and publishes two magazines. NHBS is passionate about making a positive environmental impact - our core purpose is to support those who work to understand, protect and conserve the natural environment.

NHBS is looking for a full-time Marketing Assistant to join our small Marketing team in Totnes who will report to the Marketing Coordinator. 

We are looking for someone with a good knowledge of natural history and ecology. You will need to work quickly to help produce marketing emails and create printed fliers from templates. You will write high quality copy for promotional material. In any given week our adverts run in magazines, our emails reach thousands of customers and our printed fliers, catalogues and newsletters land on hundreds of doormats. The Marketing Assistant plays a key role in producing this material. 

This is a great opportunity for a well-organised individual with an interest in marketing and nature conservation.

As Marketing Assistant, some of your responsibilities will be:

  • Assisting with production of the different strands of our marketing campaigns (emails, fliers, print catalogues, print advertising, online advertising, website campaigns, and social media)
  • Writing interesting and informative text about the products and services offered by NHBS
  • Preparing marketing materials including emails, blog posts, and author interviews, including writing copy
  • Assisting with lead generation
  • Assisting with conference preparation
  • Helping with development and implementation of our social media content, including blog posts, email reposting and Facebook and Twitter marketing
  • Help to write copy for and help to organise the production of our printed catalogues
  • Recording data on marketing campaigns
  • Developing an understanding of our customer base and learning to assist with the creation of marketing populations for emails, catalogues, Facebook and Twitter ads
  • Proofreading and editing marketing copy

The ideal candidate will bring the following to the role:

  • A good telephone manner and outstanding written communication skills
  • Above all, we value a common-sense approach, critical thinking and a willingness to learn new skills
  • A passion for writing and love of the English Language
  • Ability to modify writing style based upon customer type, e.g. academic, naturalist, construction etc.
  • A demonstrated interest in ecology and conservation
  • Knowledge of a major European language is desirable
  • Social media awareness and understanding how people interact with it

Our offer to you

The successful candidate will be joining a diverse and friendly workforce of 45 staff.

This permanent position is available immediately. Salary: £16,500 - £17,500p.a. (depending on experience), based on a 37.5-hour week Monday - Friday, with the position attracting 28 days holiday p.a including bank holidays, up to three paid days of conservation volunteering p.a., and a generous company pension.

How to apply

To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter with your CV by 31st July, 2019 to Natalie Mawson, Sales & Marketing Manager, recruitment@nhbs.com.

 


Assistant Editor (trainee)

 

Founded in 1985, NHBS Ltd (www.nhbs.com) is a world leader in supplying natural history, ecology and conservation books and ecological survey equipment to institutions, retailers, companies, and private customers around the world. In addition to the retail business, NHBS manufactures equipment in an on-site workshop and publishes two magazines, British Wildlife and Conservation Land Management. NHBS is passionate about making a positive environmental impact - our core purpose is to support those who work to understand, protect and conserve the natural environment.

British Wildlife and Conservation Land Management are long-running, subscription-only magazines that were acquired by NHBS in March 2016. Now, both magazines are growing and we are looking for a full-time Assistant Editor (trainee) to join our busy publications team in our office in Totnes. This exciting position will involve working with the UK’s most highly regarded conservationists, scientists and natural-history writers to deliver authoritative and original content on ecology, conservation and environmental policy. This is an entry level role, with opportunities for the right candidate to transition quickly into the Assistant Editor role.

As Assistant Editor (trainee), some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the Editor in the day-to-day management of both magazines
  • Steering articles through the entire editing process, including guiding authors over several stages of draft, copy editing and proofreading
  • Helping the editorial board in assessing and responding to submissions
  • Maintaining relationships with authors, publishers, copy-editors, organisations, and stakeholders in the conservation world
  • Representing British Wildlife and NHBS at conferences and meetings
  • Other administrative tasks and duties as required

The ideal candidate will bring the following to the role:

  • A passion for natural history, conservation and policy issues in Britain and Ireland. Familiarity with British Wildlife and its readership will be an asset
  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience of editorial processes
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • An ability to work to deadlines and remain calm under pressure
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Tact and diplomacy when dealing with authors, freelance contractors, and reader enquiries

Our offer to you

The successful candidate will be joining a diverse and friendly workforce of 45 staff.

We are based in Totnes, South Devon, right next to the River Dart, halfway between Dartmoor and the coast. We have been selling natural history and science books since 1985, ecological survey equipment since 2009, and publishing magazines since 2016.

This full-time permanent position is available immediately. Salary: £18,000–£20,000 (depending on experience), based on a 37.5 hour week Monday – Friday, with the position attracting 28 days holiday p.a, including bank holidays, up to three paid days of conservation volunteering p.a., and a generous company pension.

 

Application

Please email your CV and Cover Letter by 19th July 2019 to Anneli Meeder (recruitment@nhbs.com).