Oct 9

Wildscreen is one of three organisations to be honoured with a World Tourism Award during a ceremony on November 2, 2015 at the World Travel Market, ExCel Centre, London.

Tusk Trust and the TreadRight Foundation will also receive this prestigious award, with all of the organisations being recognised for their commitment to conservation, sustainable tourism development, creating unique initiatives to bring the travel experience to people with special needs as well as assisting local communities in overcoming challenging times.

Wildscreen has won this award: in recognition of its mission to encourage everyone to experience the natural world and help to protect it.  Wildscreen convenes the world’s best photographers and filmmakers with conservationists, creating the most compelling stories about the natural world.”

The Award itself, Inspire, was specially designed and handcrafted on the Mediterranean Island of Malta by Mdina Glass, and celebrates the qualities of leadership and vision that inspire others to reach new heights.  The Award will be accepted by Wildscreen patron, zoologist and broadcaster, Dr. George McGavin and the ceremony will be attended by the Wildscreen team and VIP guests.

Wildscreen team with patron Dr George McGavin

Wildscreen team with patron Dr George McGavin

A big thank you from the Wildscreen team!

Oct 6

POSITION:

CHAIR OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

THE ROLE

We looking for an exceptional new Chair to join us and lead an exciting new chapter in Wildscreen’s story. You will play a pivotal role in delivering an ambitious new strategy, unlocking new income and funding streams, increasing our reach and most importantly maximising our impact.

You should be a strategic, commercially minded and inspirational leader with demonstrable experience in spearheading organisations and working across different sectors. As the figurehead of the organisation, you will have the gravitas, networks and passion to form beneficial alliances with key stakeholders.

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in being considered for the role, please submit your comprehensive CV and cover letter to jobs@wildscreen.org.uk.

For an informal and confidential discussion about the role, please contact Wildscreen’s Director, Lucie Muir at ceo@wildscreen.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is Monday 19 October 2015 at 5pm.

Juvenile southern Bornean orangutan (P. p. wurmbii)

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