The Deer Initiative

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Executive Director

The Deer Initiative is seeking to appoint a new Executive Director. This is a rare opportunity for a highly organised, driven & solution-oriented self-starter to lead and inspire a well-established charity supporting a broad partnership.

Since its creation in 1995, the DI has had lead responsibility for the sustainable management of wild deer in England & Wales.  Our independent nature draws together a wide range of public & private organisations with an interest in the various impacts deer have upon our environment.  The Partnership is supported by DI Ltd, a charitable company limited by guarantee. The Executive Director of DI Ltd acts as the Secretary to the DI Partnership.

The Director is responsible for managing the DI Ltd to ensure delivery against all of the objectives set out in the Corporate Strategy against which performance is measured.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate experience of:

Experience of deer management whilst desirable, is not a pre-requisite. However, a broad understanding of the countryside & land management is essential.

The post attracts a starting salary in the order of £50,000 plus non-contributory pension & company vehicle.

For informal discussions contact

To apply please send a letter of application with your CV to or by post:

Deer Initiative Ltd

The Carriage House

Brynkinalt Business Centre



LL14 5NS   

Closing date for applications is 19/01/2018.

Initial interviews will be held on 08/02/2018.

Wales Deer Liaison Officer (DLO)

We are recruiting a full time Deer Liaison Officer (DLO) for Wales to join our existing team providing expertise on sustainable deer management across England and Wales.

The DLO for Wales will have responsibility for:

The salary for this post will be in the region of £30,000 per annum.

Please email to request an application pack.

The closing date for completed applications is the 19th January 2018.

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