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Founded in 1985, NHBS (www.nhbs.com) is a world leader in supplying natural history, ecology and conservation books and ecological survey equipment to institutions, retailers, companies, libraries, academics and private customers around the world. NHBS also publishes two magazines for naturalists and ecologists and manufactures some of the survey equipment we sell.
This is an opportunity for a highly motivated person to join our busy wildlife equipment team and become involved in both wildlife conservation and a rapidly growing business. The successful applicant will work with other wildlife equipment team members running the equipment business and providing technical advice to customers as well as working alongside the marketing team, generating new content, identifying potential new equipment customers and strengthening relationships with existing customers.
NHBS is based in Totnes, Devon, however some UK and European travel may be required. On-the-job training will be provided.Responsibilities
You will carry out a wide range of equipment related tasks alongside the existing team of wildlife equipment specialists. Specific tasks may include:
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 and manufacturing survey equipment since 2016. The successful candidate will be joining a diverse and friendly workforce of 42 staff.
This position reports to Steve Powell, Equipment Manager.
This full-time permanent position is available immediately. Salary: £18,000 – £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.Application
Please email your CV and cover letter by the 25th of January 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1985, NHBS (www.nhbs.com) is a world leader in supplying natural history, ecology and conservation books and ecological survey equipment to institutions, retailers, companies, libraries, academics and private customers around the world. This is an opportunity for a highly motivated person to join our busy manufacturing team producing pond nets and butterfly nets for school and universities. This is a self-employed homeworking position, you will be responsible for your own Tax / NI and will be paid on a piece-rate basis.
Ideally, we are looking for a machinist within the South Devon area but will consider people from further afield with the relevant experience, as we can use a courier to deliver / collect materials.
In order to be considered for this post, you must have access to a sewing machine. You must sew to a very high standard, and the nets must be presented in a saleable condition when finished - no loose threads etc.
Required skills are to be able to sew using French seams, top-stitching, and Velcro around the collar of the net. NHBS will send you all the necessary materials to sew the nets with - material (cut to size), Velcro, thread, woven tape, labels etc - and expect you to sew the nets to completion.
Please email email@example.com to discuss this position.