Make a difference in securing a better environment

EKN is an award-winning and trusted source of knowledge and expertise for everyone with a role in improving the environment of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Through our events, resources, advice and communications, we benefit the work of a wide range of people. They range from volunteers in small local environmental projects to representatives of large organisations whose primary focus is not land, water or nature. Our membership, which is free and open to all, comprises 3,500 people across the UK. EKN’s job is to help them harness the value of the natural environment for everyone’s well-being and prosperity. We are a registered charity and a social enterprise, with three staff and plans to recruit more. Learn more about us.

Operations Manager

EKN is growing to meet the increase in demand for its services and is therefore looking to appoint an Operations Manager. They will oversee our day-to-day activities of our small team and to achieve impact and efficiency through management of our human, intellectual and financial resources. The Operations Manager will have an enterprising ‘can do’ outlook on work and will have a track record of building resilience and efficiency within a traditional business, charitable organisation or social enterprise. They will listen carefully to the needs of all team members and find creative ways that enable them to excel in their roles. This role is part time and to be based mainly at our office near Wallingford.

Find out more about our Operations Manager role.

Communications and Events Manager

EKN is seeking a Communications & Events Manager who can play a key role in driving our growth and impact. The application window for this vacancy closed at 5 pm on 19th February. We will be in touch with applicants in due course.


From time to time, EKN provides opportunities for interns to gain experience of work in a leading environmental charity, and to play a part in enabling us to achieve more. If you are enthusiastic about our mission and think you could excel as an intern in our team, please send your CV to us via


After an excellent response to our advertisement in December 2023 and January 2024, we have now closed for applications in our recruitment of new members of the Board of trustees.