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Job Opportunities

Conservation Volunteer Group Leader

This is a freelance role that would involve running two conservation volunteer groups. One is the Meadow Minders group on the Railway Land, and the other is on an exciting new project, the Cockshut Restoration Project, that will create 7 hectares of wetland around the Cockshut chalk stream  between Lewes and Kingston. We also have occasional project work that requires coordinating volunteers in undertaking practical conservation and habitat creation, and the successful candidate would also be offered this work.


You can find the job description for the Group Leader here

Closing date for applications is April 30th 2023

To apply please send a CV and letter explaining why you are interested in the role and what you could bring to it to it to Helen Meade, CEO at Please also contact Helen if you have any queries.

Social Media Intern

We are seeking a paid Intern to help develop and deliver our digital marketing. The Intern will work on a self-employed basis for 3 hours a week at £10 per hour.

The role would ideally suit a student of Marketing or a similar subject, or someone who is interested in starting a career in marketing, has some knowledge and skills and would like to gain practical experience.

Although the role can develop over time, its main activities are to:

  • Maintain a schedule of social media posts

  • Generate and agree content with the CEO and other RLWT staff

  • Load weekly posts to Buffer for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

  • Analyse social media data, build networks and make recommendations to progress our digital marketing.


The successful applicant will need:

  • To have an interest in sustainability and nature based solutions to the climate and ecological crises

  • To have a good understanding of digital marketing, including the need to take a strategic approach

  • To be well organised and adaptable

  • To have some experience in digital marketing and the desire to develop this further

  • To be able to work independently and also to be able to attend the Linklater Pavilion and Railway Land Local Nature Reserve, particularly in the early stages of their work.


To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to Helen Meade at Please also direct any queries to Helen.

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