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Vacancies

Current vacancies at Link and within our member organisations.

Wildlife and Countryside Link vacancies

Link has no paid vacancies at present.

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

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

Sister Links vacancies

Scottish Environment Link: Chief Officer
Salary: £38,000-45,000
Location: Perth
Closing date: 27 September

This is an exciting opportunity to manage a diverse and vibrant network and to support its onward development. Scottish Environment Link are seeking an experienced and motivated person, who appreciates the nature of partnership working, thrives on demand, is skilled in leading and supporting a team, an excellent organizer and an adept communicator. The successful applicant will be educated to degree level or equivalent, with well-developed analytical and planning abilities, knowledge and understanding of financial systems, fundraising and experience in operating budgets. They will have good working knowledge of Scottish and UK political contexts and structures; and awareness of the environmental policy landscape at Scottish, UK and international levels.

Member vacancies

ClientEarth: Chemicals Lawyer (maternity cover)
Salary: £39,000
Location: London or Brussels

Closing date: Sunday 23 September
ClientEarth have an excellent opportunity for a reliable, self-motivated Chemicals Lawyer to join their team, delivering and supporting strategic legal interventions to push for a system that works to phase-out harmful chemicals and ensure they are replaced with safer alternatives

Marine Conservation Society: Conservation Officer
Salary: £30,700 dependent on experience
Location: London
Closing date: Monday 24 September

The post will be responsible for the development and delivery of a new programme of work to support MPA management in the Caribbean Territories of Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Montserrat and the Turks and Caicos Islands. You’ll need to be an organised and effective project manager, networker, and communicator, able to work as part of a team and independently when needed.

National Parks England, Head of Policy
Salary: £36.1k – £39.9k per annum pro rata
Location: London
Closing date: Monday 24 September
National Parks England are now looking for a Head of Policy to lead work in engaging with national policy; to develop NPE’s policies and positions; and to present these to senior national policy-makers. You will enjoy being part of a small team; proactively identifying and analysing a wide range of emerging policy issues and working with colleagues to develop appropriate responses. You will have excellent knowledge of national policy making processes and the key issues facing National Park Authorities, and a proven ability to analyse, research and influence others.

Campaign to Protect Rural England, Executive Assistant
Salary: £32,628 - £34,951 pa
Location: London
Closing date: Wednesday 26 September
The Executive Assistant role ensures the smooth running of the Chief Executive’s office providing a full secretarial and administrative service. You will represent the CEO in communications with important supporters, organise and help host occasional events and service senior management team meetings. The successful candidate will have experience working as a PA for senior staff, preferably with formal training.

DEFRA: Non-Executive Board Members- Marine Management Organisation
Salary: £11,804 (3 days per month)
Location: Newcastle
Closing date: 28 September

The Board of the MMO has collective responsibility for the overall performance and success of the MMO, for ensuring it carries out its statutory duties and delivers its priorities as agreed with the Secretary of State. Board-members are responsible for ensuring that the Secretary of State, via the Senior Sponsor, is kept informed of any changes which are likely to impact on the strategic direction of the MMO or on the attainability of its targets, and determining the steps needed to deal with such changes;

DEFRA, Head of Marine Analysis and Evidence - EU Exit
Salary: £55,710 - £60,190
Location: York, Bristol, London
Closing date: Sunday 30 September
In this role you will be responsible for providing oversight and accountability for the marine and evidence budget. You will also lead a professional team of specialists compiling evidence and conducting analysis in marine sciences, economics and social science. As a strategic thinker you will act as a bridge between evidence and policy and in so doing help deliver Defra’s priorities for sustainably managing the marine environment. This will naturally involve close liaison with a range of internal and external stakeholders including senior academics, representatives from Defra’s Executive Agencies and NDPBs, members of the UK’s Research Institutions and the members of the Marine Science Co-ordination Committee.

Gwent Wildlife Trust, Senior Development Officer
Salary: £24,727 - £27,434 pa
Location: Monmouth, South Wales
Closing date: Monday 1 October
Gwent Wildlife Trust (GWT) are looking for a Senior Development Officer to join their team and help grow our income and develop the work of the Trust within the context of a new 5-year Conservation Strategy and Funding Plan.Your experience in grant fundraising and ability to develop winning fundraising bids will enable you to help GWT continue to increase and diversify our income from these voluntary sources within a changing funding and policy environment.

Campaigns Bootcamp: Community Coordinator
Salary: £23,450-£24,670
Location: London
Closing date: 3 October

The Community Coordinator is a member of the UK Bootcamps team, which is responsible for the successful production of Campaign Bootcamp’s residential training and its related activities, such as the annual community conference and the annual training for trainers. Your role will be to support and network the Bootcamp community, from recruiting and selecting new participants for the Bootcamp residential programme to supporting the development of the alumni community. You will also be responsible for sharing the stories of alumni (both for the residential and community-based programmes) with general public. To do this work, you will work alongside the Programmes Coordinator and report to the Programme Manager.

Campaigns Bootcamp: Programmes Coordinator
Salary: £23,450-£24,670
Location: London
Closing date: 3 October

The Programmes Coordinator is a member of the UK Bootcamps team, which is responsible for the successful production of Campaign Bootcamp’s residential training and its related activities, such as the annual community conference and the annual training for trainers. Your role will be to provide operational, outreach and alumni community support as well as acting as office manager for the London office. To do this work, you will work alongside the Community Coordinator and report to the Programme Manager. The Programmes Coordinator also provides some design and administrative support to our Everyday Activism programme.
























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