Public Engagement Officer (Living Seas Marine Conservation)

Employer
Networx
Location
City of Edinburgh
Salary
Salary £23,154
Closing date
23 Jun 2021

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Sector
Animal
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Public Engagement Officer (Living Seas Marine Conservation)

Salary: £23,154

Edinburgh with home working flexibility

Full Time, Fixed Term for 2 years

 

Closing date: 23rd June

 

For over 50 years, our client has worked with its members, partners and supporters in pursuit of its vision of healthy, resilient ecosystems across Scotland’s land and seas. The Trust successfully champions the cause of wildlife through policy and campaigning work, demonstrates best practice through practical conservation and innovative partnerships, and inspires people to take positive action through its education and engagement activities. It also manages a network of around 120 wildlife reserves across Scotland and is a member of the UK-wide Trusts movement.

 

The purpose of the Living Seas Engagement Officer role is to foster engagement in the marine environment, increase public awareness of marine conservation, convey key Living Seas policy messages to a diverse range of communities, and support marine policy development.

 

The key success areas are raising public awareness and engagement in the Trust’s marine conservation work, identifying and creating new partnerships with community and coastal groups, further development of the Trust’s snorkel trail network, increasing connectivity between the Trust’s land-based and marine projects, and improved marine policy development.

 

Holding a degree in the marine/environmental field, you’ll have a strong personal commitment to marine nature conservation and a good knowledge of Scotland, its marine environment and the current conservation policy issues. Having experience of managing a diverse portfolio of projects and of developing outreach materials, you’ll have experience of working in a public facing role and the ability to work with a highly diverse range of people throughout the project area.

 

Company

 

Since our establishment in 2001, networx has been at the forefront of the online recruitment industry.  Through our unique and tailored approach to recruitment, today we are market leaders in the provision of online recruitment solutions and the chosen partner to hundreds of UK businesses.

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Location
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Wharfebank Business Centre
Ilkley Road
Otley
Leeds
LS21 3JP
United Kingdom

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