Job Opportunities

SQL Database Developer


We are looking to recruit a full time SQL Database Developer to join our team based in Thetford, Norfolk; however some remote working can be considered.

As SQL Database Developer you will play a key role in the technical development of the BTO's database systems.  These databases underpin the scientific and engagement work of the BTO as well as its internal business processes.   The role will involve working closely with a wide range of staff across the BTO. The salary offered for this post is £26,280 - £29,201 per annum.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours a week with occasional weekends for remote monitoring of the online database and web applications on a rota system.  Benefits include 11% employer pension contribution, Employee Assistance Programme, discounts on books, flexible working and social events.

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Closing date for receipt of CVs is Friday 1 February 2019.

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Volunteer Communications Assistant


We are looking for a volunteer to join our Communications Team to assist in a variety of areas, such as content writing for social media, video filming and editing, managing photo databases, and networking with photographers. 

If you have experience in some of these areas, and an interest in, and enthusiasm for, learning and developing in others, then we would love to hear from you. You will join a friendly team and work alongside our Social Media Manager, Press Manager, Science Communications Manager, and Head of Communications; enabling you to develop knowledge, skills and experience whilst contributing across a range of important areas and helping to engage more people and new audiences in BTO’s work.

Role Description (PDF, 243.65 KB)

To apply for this volunteer role please send a CV and covering letter to recruitment [at] stating the job title in the subject line.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 1pm on 28 January 2019.

Interviews date/time TBA.  Interviews will be held in Thetford, at BTO Headquarters, IP24 2PU.