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Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Part time
  • £38,750 pro-rata
  • Home based
  • Closing 1st July 2022

  • Advertised from 13th June 2022
  • 4 days/28 hours per week, £31,000


CWA is looking for an exceptional, dynamic individual with a passion for community woodlands, knowledge of silviculture practices and management, and great leadership and managerial skills.

You could be our next CEO if you are ambitious for the Community Woodlands Association and its members, have experience of working at a senior level, have deep knowledge and understanding of the community woodland sector, and can demonstrate an ability to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders at local, regional and national levels.

You will have experience of managing staff, working effectively with a board of voluntary directors, and maintaining sound financial control of your budget. You will be passionate about helping to deliver positive outcomes for the community woodland sector throughout Scotland.

Salary: £31,000 pa ( 4 days/28 hours per week ). The post is home-based with appropriate home-working allowance and reimbursement of travel expenses.

Application notes

To apply, please send a current CV and letter outlining how you demonstrate the required criteria to Jon Hollingdale at

Contact Jon at the above email for an informal discussion about the post. For more information on CWA and community woodlands in Scotland visit

Closing date for applications: Friday 1 July 2022

Interviews to be held during week beginning Monday 11 July 2022