Opportunities at the British Ecological Society

British Ecological Society - Kingfisher


Job Vacancies

Communications and Events Intern

We are looking for a paid intern to join our communications and events team at the British Ecological Society.

Volunteer Vacancies

BES Board of Trustees

We are looking for a new member of the BES Board of Trustees. Would you like to influence your Society at the highest level?  

The BES Board of Trustees is the governing body for the Society, setting and maintaining the vision of the BES and developing a long-term strategy.  The Board also creates and monitors policies to govern Society, ensures compliance with the governing document, ensures accountability and makes sure resources are used effectively.  Deadline for nominations is 10:00 (BST), Monday 21 October 2019.

Academic Representative role in Climate Change SIG

The Climate Change Ecology SIG is looking for an academic representative to join the Committee and help drive the work of the SIG. The role will consist of helping to develop events of interest to the Climate Change Ecology community, participating in monthly Committee phone calls, and attending this SIG’s events where possible. On occasion, the role may also include taking on responsibility for leading a small team to organise an event, as well as arranging event sponsorship and/or identifying potential outputs.

The applicant should be an academic (based in a University or Research Institute) and post-PhD (as PhD Rep is a separate role). There is no need to be UK-based. More information about the role can be found here. If you would be interested in taking up this role, please provide a short CV and paragraph explaining your interest in the role and why you would like to be involved. Applications and any questions can be sent to Application deadline: 17:00 (GMT) 30 October

Undergraduate Careers Conference Student Helpers

We’re looking for 3 students to contribute towards the design, organisation and delivery of our Undergraduate Careers Conference, taking place in February 2020 at the Department of Environment and Geography, University of York. As well as informing the conference, you will attend the conference for free and receive travel reimbursement. Application deadline: 09:00 (BES), Monday 16th September 2019.