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Wildlife and Countryside Link

Information and Policy Coordinator
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Closing Date: 5pm, 06 July

Reporting to Link’s Director, the Information and Policy Coordinator is a key role at Link that combines vital office management and administrative tasks with an element of policy work.

The Information coordinating element of the role includes communicating and sharing information within the Link team, with Link’s 45 member organisations and with external stakeholders, along with carrying out a diverse range of office management roles. The Policy coordinating role involves working collaboratively with the Link staff team and Link’s 45 member organisations in facilitating and supporting the development and delivery of our shared environmental outcomes.

The role involves developing powerful policies and advocacy messages, creating bold and influential campaigns, and raising the profile of the natural environment and of Link’s member organisations.

IPC Job Specification

IPC Application Form

To apply, please send a completed application form and covering letter to Dr Elaine King, Link's Director. Interviews are to be held week commencing 11 July.

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Member Vacancies

Severn Vision Advocacy Coordinator
Salary: Circa 50,000
Closing Date: 29 June

This is a Consultancy Contract Initially until December 2016, with potential for extension depending on funding support for the project. The Severn Vision is a partnership project between seven organisations representing wildlife and landscape interests in England and Wales. They are recruiting a Severn Vision Advocacy Coordinator to help promote and implement the Vision, by coordinating and facilitating the advocacy and activities of the core partner organisations, liaising with other stakeholders to help deliver the Vision, making links between partners and other stakeholders and facilitating progress on the Visions ‘7 Steps’, including intertidal habitat recreation and other restoration activities. The successful candidate will possess a proven track record for advocacy/campaigning, as well as excellent knowledge of relevant environmental issues. The Severn Vision project is a partnership between WWT, The Wildlife Trusts, RSPB, the National Trust, CPRE, the Salmon & Trout Association, and the Severn Rivers Trust.

Plantlife: Senior Policy Officer
Salary: 25,000 - 28,000
Closing Date: 1 July

Plantlife is looking for a dynamic and persuasive Senior Policy Officer to join the team and help develop and deliver a compelling advocacy programme. Working with national experts, key decision makers and partner organisations the post holder will build strong coalitions to improve the future of our wild plants and fungi and make a real contribution towards the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation.

Friends of the Earth: Head of Legal
Salary: 35,505 – 40,530
Closing Date: 6 July

Friends of the Earth are recruiting for someone to lead their growing legal team and to ensure that they have access to high quality legal advice and services in support of their campaigns - from stopping fracking and tackling climate change to saving bees and protecting nature. FOE are looking for someone to: lead, manage and grow Friends of the Earth’s capacity to use the law in the defense of people and the planet – including managing a team of two lawyers and a legal intern; and develop their strategic approach to legal campaigning including the focus and prioritisation of resources at a time of fast-changing threats and opportunities.

Friends of the Earth: 5 Director Roles
Salary: 65,000 - 70,000
Closing Date: 15 July

Friends of the Earth are currently recruiting for five Director positions: Director of Campaigning Impact, Director of Supporter Experience and Fundraising, Director of Finance and Regulatory Affairs, Director of Communities and Networks, and Director of Disruptive Innovation. FOE are recruiting for an outstanding team of Directors to deliver step changes to make the organisation go from good to great. Each Director will be focussed on leading the delivery of one area in particular, whilst also working together to ensure they work as a package.

Buglife – Trustee
Salary: Voluntary
Closing date: Not Specified

Buglife has a great opportunity for an experienced senior contributor with a specific people-focus to support HR development. The role will include building external partnerships with like-minded organisations; promoting results-focused people connections and building external capacity to influence by promoting relationships and influencing skills. During the post-holder’s early tenure they will also build Board strength, ensuring an appropriate skills mix whilst supporting Trustee succession planning including for a new future Chair. Buglife are looking for an individual with a strong track record of external partnership building in the public, private or charity sector, and an appreciation of the challenges faced across the sector. For more information please contact Buglife’s Chair, Mark Felton.

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