LINK Advocacy Manager
Hours: Full time, permanent
Salary: £30,000 – £35,000
Closing date: Midnight, 14th July 2019
Interview date: Week commencing 22nd July 2019
We are currently seeking a new Advocacy Manager at LINK, in this dynamic position you will guide the political strategy of Scotland’s voluntary environment network, informing collective work of its thirty-five plus organisations. The role monitors political contexts, opportunities and relationships relevant to the environment, underpinning network advocacy to Scotland’s decision makers and wider policy community. You will advise work groups spanning a range of environmental and sustainability issues, help to build network capacity in advocacy and communications, advise on and develop campaign strategy, prepare materials, co-ordinate events, liaise with other stakeholders and on occasion represent LINK. Working closely with LINK’s small staff team, you will have experience of supporting staff and management of projects.
You should be a graduate, with several years’ experience of Scottish public affairs, an understanding of Scotland’s institutions and an interest in the voluntary sector. You will be able to deal effectively with a large and fast-evolving workload and will have excellent team-working and communication skills. Flexibility for some evening and weekend work required.
For full details please see our Job description and Person Specification. Applications should be made via our application form and returned to Karen Paterson by 14th July 2019 along with a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for this post and our equal opportunities and monitoring form.
To discuss the post informally contact Karen Paterson, firstname.lastname@example.org, tel 01738 630804
John Muir Trust, Chief Executive
Salary: Up to £70,000
Location: Pitlochry (with regular UK travel)
Application deadline: midnight on Sunday 4 August
John Muir Trust are seeking an exceptional leader, someone with vision and integrity – someone who shares their values and will continue to develop and deliver their strategy. By inspiring their membership and leading their team of passionate, talented and committed people, you can make a real difference and have a genuine impact on modern conservation.
You will be a recognised leader within your current organisation with demonstrable experience of collaboration and influencing. People will value your leadership, your engagement and communication skills, and your commitment to the environment. You will have the satisfaction of heading a well regarded and respected organisation.
If you are inspired to play a vital part in their work and in the future of conservation, please get in touch.
To request a full recruitment information pack, please contact their retained recruitment partner Badenoch + Clark.