Advocacy Campaign Manager - Marine Conservation Charity
Advocacy Campaign Manager
Contract: 3 Years Fixed Term
Hours: Full Time
Salary: up to £33,300 pro-rata, dependent on experience (includes London Weighting)
Location: London office with regular travel to Ross-on-Wye. Approx. every 2 months
Closing date: Sunday 8 September 2019
Interviews: W/C Monday 30 September 2019
Our client ultimately wants sustainable seafood to be the only choice for consumers and they are looking for an experienced and successful advocate to play a key part in their work to influence UK businesses and the general public to adopt responsible seafood buying practices. This role will develop exciting campaigns and communications and develop influential relationships which supports our client’s seafood buying advice, promotes their Good Fish Guide and extends their reach.
Our client’s aims are ambitious, and require campaigns that are bold and progressive, creating a positive impact with a wide range of stakeholders, from businesses to NGOs and the general public. You will be part of a passionate team - able to draw on existing high-level expertise in fisheries & aquaculture, campaigning, and communications – where you will act as a key spokesperson to bring new focus on our client’s work.
They are at the heart of the movement to protect and restore the seas. They are the UK's leading marine charity and they have played a central role in bringing about the current focus on sustainable fish choices, and the impact of marine plastics. They are determined to drive that momentum - ensuring that their actions create changes that will protect the future of the planet.
- Knowledge of wild capture and farmed seafood production and associated environmental impacts.
- Excellent communicator and proven ability to simply communicate complex scientific messages to targeted audiences and able to show how these communications have influenced the audience.
- At least three years’ experience in a relevant sector, such as conservation.
- Experience of running projects and/or campaigns which have resulted in the desired changes to business practices.
- Good attention to detail and ability to undertake some repetitive tasks.
- A degree in a scientific, natural resource management or conservation field
- Good team player, who is able to work remotely from their immediate team.
- Previous experience in the seafood, environmental NGO and commercial procurement sectors
- Experience using and growing social media accounts.
- Knowledge of seafood food supply chains and traceability.
How to Apply and Further Information
To apply for the role of Advocacy Campaign Manager, please select the apply button then download the Information Pack for the full job description and information about working at MCS.
As part of your application, you’ll be asked to submit a cover letter with your CV which tells our client why you would like to work with them, and how you meet the role and person specification. Our client values this element of the application, so make sure you include it.
Please do not upload your CV in a PDF or .pages format, as they remove all personal information and replace this with a reference number so the shortlisting process is blind.
Our client is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community.
Eligibility to work in the UK is required.
Registered Charity No: 1004005 (England & Wales) SC037480 (Scotland)
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