We are Hiring: Project Coordinator

The Devon Environment Foundation channels funds to the most innovative and impactful projects that protect and restore nature in Devon. We are a branch of the Conservation Collective, a global network of local environmental charities that leverage funding, expertise, and contacts to enable grassroots projects to amplify their environmental impact.

DEF delivers tangible, nature-based solutions in Devon by funding a diverse range of local projects such as regenerative agriculture training, rewilding and species reintroductions, native kelp restoration, soil and water remediation using mycelium and biochar, coastal clean-ups, and more!

Since our launch in summer 2020, we have supported a total of 66 grassroots projects awarding more than £840,000 of grants. You can see all our projects to date here.

We are seeking a self-motivated, organised individual with a passion for nature to help amplify our impact. The person needs to be able to work well in a small, dynamic team; primarily remotely, with some Devon travel. There is potential for the role to grow as the charity grows.

Main objectives of the role:

  • To lead on raising awareness of DEF’s impact via social media, marketing, and events.
  • To proactively identify new impactful projects we can explore supporting.


Key activities will include working closely with the Executive Director, and assisting with:

  • All aspects of the grant-making process (project pipeline, idea exploration, grant application, review process, decision, and monitoring & communicating impact).
  • Organising fundraising and inspirational/educational events.
  • Marketing communications (website, email newsletter, social media).
  • Capturing minutes at quarterly board meetings.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have excellent organisational, writing, and creative skills, with attention to detail.
  • Be self-motivated and able to work well remotely.
  • Be able to represent DEF at meetings and events.
  • Be comfortable with using (or learning to use) MS Office suite, Canva, WordPress, Mailchimp, Salesforce, and social media.



  • Flexible holiday allowance.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme.
  • CPD opportunities.
  • Saving the world!


How to apply:

Send a CV and cover letter to amanda@devonenvironment.org by end of Mon 24th June 2024.