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Vacancies

Current vacancies at Link and within our member organisations.

Wildlife and Countryside Link vacancies

Link has no vacancies at present.

For more conservation roles see countryside jobs, environmentjob.co.uk and SustainabilityCareers.net

For information on education and careers in environmental science visit environmentalscience.org

Sister Link vacancies

Scot Link: Campaigns Coordinator
Salary: £24,000-26,000
Location: Edinburgh
Closing date: Thursday 22 November

The Coordinator will advise on and coordinate the development, delivery and monitoring of core LINK campaigning during 2019. Supported by LINK’s Advocacy Manager and working to a steering group drawn from the LINK network, the Coordinator will also organise the engagement of LINK members in the activity and maintain campaign media profile.
The successful candidate will have managed the delivery of successful campaigns. They will have excellent communication skills, strong understanding of network organisations, enthusiasm and flexibility and will enjoy working as part of a team. LINK campaigning involves multiple NGOs in helping people to voice concerns and seek positive political action on major issues facing Scotland’s environment

Member vacancies.

Angling Trust: Head of Campaigns
Salary: £45,000
Location: Home-based, ideally London or Midlands
Closing date: Wednesday 14 November

This role is vital to strengthen and lead our campaigns team - giving us a greater impact for the benefit of fish and fishing. They are seeking someone with a passion for restoring the water environment and fisheries, good technical knowledge, experience of working with the national and specialist media and the ability to produce impactful campaigns that lead to action by individuals and decision-makers.

ZSL: Assistant Director of ZSL International Operations
Salary:
£60,058 - £65,276 pa plus benefits
Location: London
Closing date: Sunday 18 November

ZSL is seeking a credible and collaborative individual to be our new Assistant Director of International Operations, to provide operational leadership to the Conservation and Policy department in the UK and our overseas network. This senior management role requires a confident, resilient and proactive individual who has gravitas and is capable of making operational decisions on a global scale and can think strategically. We are a team with great ambition that continuously seeks to improve our work, and are keen to meet candidates with previous experience or are currently operating as an Assistant Director / Head of Operations and holds extensive experience working with a range of stakeholders including governments, NGO, executive committees, trustee’s and partners. The successful candidate will also possess exceptional people and project-management skills, and be able to plan and keep track of multiple projects.

Client Earth: Grants Officer
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000
Location: Hackney, London
Closing date: Monday 19 November

An exciting opportunity has opened up in the Development Department at ClientEarth. They are looking for someone to join the Grants Management Team as a Grants Officer. You will be joining a growing team of Officers who each manages a dedicated funding portfolio attached to ClientEarth's programme teams. The programme teams deliver high-impact work that uses the power of the law to protect people and planet. You will play a central role in communicating this impactful work to external stakeholders - in particular funders including private trusts and foundations and institutional donors. You will be responsible for managing your portfolio of grants and its key relationships (internal and external) with an emphasis on funder liaison and stewardship, reporting on existing grants, and translating technical legal and policy language into a compelling and interesting narratives.

RSPB: Conservation Officer
Salary: £25,463 - £27,585 pa
Location: Gwynedd, Wales
Closing date: Tuesday 20 November
Do you have a passion for finding solutions that enable sustainable land management; delivering nature conservation at a landscape scale set within a productive and vibrant countryside? The RSPB are seeking a highly-motivated individual with energy, enthusiasm and initiative to coordinate work with partners, land managers and other stakeholders along the coasts and mountains of north Wales.You will have a good understanding of coastal, wetland and/or upland ecology as well as high levels of integrated conservation/land management knowledge, the ability to apply it appropriately and the skill to communicate it effectively. This knowledge and experience will enable an informed approach to support the improvement, restoration and creation of high quality habitat for priority species across connected landscapes.

Buglife: Pollinator Officer
Salary: £26,000
Location: Peterborough
Closing date: Sunday 25 November

This Pollinator Officer role will help Buglife to conserve and raise awareness of pollinators throughout the UK. The Officer will promote the role of pollinating insects in maintaining healthy environments, and work with Buglife's partners, land owners and other stakeholders to identify, protect and enhance habitats for pollinating insects and other invertebrates. The Officer will have knowledge of pollinators, the habitats that support them and the issues affecting them. They will be responsible for developing our award winning B-Lines initiative and developing our wider advocacy on pollinators and the issues that affect them.

The Wildlife Trusts (BBOWT): Conservation Strategy Director
Salary: £53,300 pa
Location: Oxford
Closing date: Monday 26 November

Are you an outcomes-focused environmental professional, passionate about wildlife who believes everyone should have the chance to experience its wonders? If so, this is a unique opportunity to work in close partnership with BBOWT's visionary CEO and wider team to lead the delivery of their strategy “Be Part of Nature’s Recovery”. This is a new role and new strategic department. BBOWT are looking for a natural leader with courage and a business mind to build on and deepen wide-ranging partnerships with farmers and landowners, developers, local authorities, water companies with all those who can help achieve the Trust's vision. This is a unique time for The Wildlife Trusts as farming policy changes, development pressures grow and society urgently needs a deeper connection to the natural world.

RSPB: Senior Programme Manager - Cairgorms Connect
Salary: £39,970 - £43,301 pa
Location:
Cairngorms, Highland
Closing date: Wednesday 28 November

The project will expand the Caledonian pine forest to its natural limit, reinstate drained wetlands, naturalise rivers and restore huge tracts of peatland, to create an amazing place for nature - a home to eagles, wildcats, pine martens, ospreys, black grouse, ptarmigan, otters and curlews. The Senior Programme Manager will lead the project team that will deliver this ambitious and exciting vision. If you have the skills, experience and competencies to deliver this vision, we would love to hear from you.

The Wildlife Trusts: Water Policy Manager
Salary: £30,000 pa
Location: Newark
Closing date: Sunday 2 December

Do you have a passion for wildlife and a solid understanding of nature conservation in the freshwater environment? Do you want to raise the profile of our freshwater work, build partnerships with other NGOs and businesses, and convince decision-makers to make policies that work for rather than against our freshwater environment? The Wildlife Trusts are looking for an exceptional person to help them achieve their vision for the fresh water environment.

EIA: Office Administrator
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 pa
Location: Islington, London
Closing date: Monday 3 December
The Officer Administrator is responsible for the efficient and comprehensive administration of the office. The post includes developing, implementing and overseeing internal administrative systems on a day-to-day basis, while acting as first point of contact for the organisation. Key areas covered by the job include: building security, equipment and maintenance contracts, insurance, tracking relevant budgets, responding to public enquiries and basic requests for information, manning the reception area, distributing post and disseminating messages and information, providing support to the ED/CD as required. You will be available to assist other departments, as directed by your line manager.





















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