Job and Opportunities with BirdLife International

Jobs and Opportunities

Updated 25 February 2015


Communications Assistant

The Communications Assistant will work with the Communications team to promote and create more visibility for BirdLife Europe and BirdLife International environmental policy priorities towards EU stakeholders and citizens, in particular in relation to the Birds and Habitats Directives.

Closing date: 5 March 2015

European Fundraising Consultant

To develop funding for the implementation of the European Programme in close cooperation with the Regional Director of the European Division and Division staff, ensuring these fit with funders’ requirements.

Closing date: 6 March 2015

Fundraising Director

We are seeking to appoint a Fundraising Director to play a leading role in shaping and delivering the fundraising strategy for BirdLife International. The successful candidate will demonstrate a proven track record of high scale fundraising from a mix of income streams, sound understanding of fundraising techniques and experience of strategic planning. You will be a strong communicator, an inspirational leader, and have experience of successfully managing geographically dispersed teams.  A passion for nature and an understanding of conservation issues would be an advantage.

Closing date: 22 March 2015

Consultant for final project evaluation - Living on the Edge (LOTE)

The BirdLife Africa Partnership Secretariat is seeking a consultant to evaluate the Living on the Edge (LOTE) project from 13th March 2015 to 30th April 2015. The consultant will begin the evaluation with a review of key project documentation including key reports and correspondence. It will include visits to Senegal, Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Nigeria. Field visits to some of the project sites will be conducted in Senegal, Burkina Faso and Mauritania. The Evaluator will meet with NGOs, Government Officials and Local community groups and other Partners. 

Download application in English or French

Closing date: 27 February 2015

Finance and Administration Intern, Africa

The BirdLife Africa Partnership Secretariat based in Nairobi, Kenya, is looking for an intern. S/he will support the work of the secretariat’s Finance and Administration Team working very closely with the Finance Officer. 

Closing date: 6 March 2015

Wiss. Mitarbeiter/in in Brüssel EU-Naturschutzpolitik

Für unser Büro in Brüssel suchen wir zum 1. April 2015 eine/n wissenschaftliche/n Mitarbeiter/in für das zweijährige Projekt "EUNaturExchange" sowie weiterer Aufgaben (vorbehaltlich Projektbewilligung). More details

Closing date: 27 February 2015

Wiss. Mitarbeiter/in EU-Naturschutzpolitik

Für unser Team in der Bundesgeschäftsstelle Berlin suchen wir zum1. April 2015 eine/n wissenschaftliche/n Mitarbeiter/in für das zweijährige Projekt "EU-NaturExchange"(vorbehaltlich Projektbewilligung). More details

Closing date: 27 February 2015

Red List Research Assistant

We are looking for someone to join our Science Division in the Global Secretariat, to support BirdLife’s work on assessing the IUCN Red List status of the world’s birds.

Closing date: 1 March 2015

Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) Team Awards 2015: Call for applications (Deadline February 23rd)

We are delighted to announce that applications for the CLP conservation team awards 2015 are now open. This partnership initiative, including BirdLife International, Fauna & Flora International and Wildlife Conservation Society, has been helping young conservationists to achieve their goals and move into positions of influence within the conservation sector for 30 years. More details of how to apply.



Non paid Internships and Volunteering opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering in the BirdLife Cambridge office, please complete an expression of interest form (see below) and send to

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer at BirdLife Europe please send your CV and a cover letter to: