Executive Support Officer to CEO

A unique opportunity to join a successful and growing conservation charity! 

Executive Support Officer to CEO

Salary £22,000

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a part-time Executive Support Officer to the CEO to proactively manage the CEO’s busy diary and operate as the key liaison between the CEO her corporate partners and the fundraising and public engagement departments.

Your primary roles will be to: –

Provide full administrative and secretarial support at a senior level to the CEO and her Senior management team to ensure the smooth management of her day to day affairs and most effective use of her time.

Assist the CEO in her corporate consultancy work, working as the link with the Corporate fundraising and public engagement teams ensuring the CEO’s work is reported, recorded and coordinated with the relevant people in those teams.

In line with BBCT’s current strategic plan the CEO is looking to increase her time working with corporates at a senior level to build on sustainable income to the Trust. We use our passion and creativity to deliver high quality evidence-based work designed to maximise our beneficial impact for bumblebees.

Increased liaison with the fundraising and public engagement teams to ensure exceptional information exchange and reporting procedures of activities will be an essential requirement of this role.

You will be superbly organised, efficient and able to prioritise and re-prioritise under pressure. Your relationship building, communication and organisational and prioritisation skills will be second to none. Alongside this you will be a bit of a data geek, enjoy social media (you don’t think it’s bad for our health), can talk the language, understanding how public engagement can support the CEO’s work with corporates engaging with our social media, fundraising and marketing teams confidently.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for more details of the role and to download an application pack via our webiste: www.bumblebeeconservation.org/vacancies/

This is a part-time, fixed term until 2022 position based at home with flexibility to work from BBCT’s offices in Eastleigh.

The closing date is 17:00 Friday 12th June 2020.

Bumblebee Conservation Trust
Beta Centre
Stirling University Innovation Park
Stirling FK9 4NF

Charity numbers: 1115634; SC042830

To discuss the post informally, please contact:

Gill Perkins, CEO. Tel. 07525115503 or by email- gill.perkins@bumblebeeconservation.org

Closing Date: Friday 12th June 2020 at 17:00
Interview date: tbc via Zoom. 

Please return completed applications to operations@bumblebeeconservation.org (No CV or postal applications)

How to Apply

For an application pack please visit our website:

Please return completed applications to operations@bumblebeeconservation.org (No CV or postal applications)

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Key Information




Bumblebee Conservation Trust


Fixed Term


Part Time




Administration, Communication, Conservation, Nature & Wildlife


Eastleigh, United Kingdom

Application Deadline:

12th June 2020 at 5:00pm

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