Farm for Scotland’s Future Advocacy Officer

Are you passionate about the environment? Do you want to join a dynamic network of environmental charities, all working together to restore and protect Scotland’s environment?  

We are looking for you! We are seeking a new Agriculture Advocacy Officer on a fixed term initially for 12 months, part-time basis, (21 hours per week).  We are looking for a dynamic and resourceful individual, with some experience in advocacy and an understanding of the agricultural sector in Scotland. This is a varied and interesting role where you will be supporting LINK’s new campaign, Farm for Scotland’s Future, producing advocacy briefings, and supporting LINK’s Food and Farming Group. This is a fun role, with potential to learn and grow within LINK’s small team and offers the opportunity to work closely with other environmental NGOs, all working towards the protection and restoration of nature.   

This role would suit anyone with experience in advocacy and policy work and with understanding of the environment and agricultural sectors in Scotland. Someone who is energetic, with an eye for detail and excellent communication skills. This role works with eNGO members of LINK’s Food and farming Group and LINK staff. It also reaches out to other LINK Groups whose work is impacted by agricultural practice in Scotland. 

Deadline for applications: midnight 30 May 2023

Interview date: 7 June 2023

Woodland Trust - Engagement & Events Officer Scotland

Location: Hybrid (Perth office & home)

Job Category: Volunteering & Engagement

Salary: £25,000 – £27,000 Per Annum

Reports to: Communications & Development Manager

Hours of work: 37.5 per week, Mon – Fri with occasional evening and
weekend working

Contract: Full time, permanent

Closing Date: Sunday, 18 Jun 2023

We are looking for a dynamic and organised Engagement & Events Officer who can provide high quality woodland experiences and deliver an exciting year-round engagement and events programme in Scotland. You will be responsible for planning and delivering multiple public and private events both on and off the estate; co-ordinating and delivering a series of corporate volunteering activities, as well as managing and supporting a small team of Trust volunteers who are directly involved with engaging the public in our work.

The role is highly varied and includes developing engagement plans for priority Woodland Trust sites, leading groups in a woodland setting, promoting events and activities internally and externally, careful budget management and close working with colleagues in Scotland and across the UK.

For more information and to apply, please visit the Woodland Trust website.



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