SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture

Charity registered in Scotland SC050432

SCOTLAND: The Big Picture is a charity that works to drive the recovery of nature across Scotland through rewilding, in response to the growing climate and biodiversity crises. Our vision is of a vast network of rewilded land and water, where wildlife flourishes and people thrive.

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Rewilding Investment Lead

  • Full time
  • £32,000 – £34,000
  • home-based
  • Closing 24th February 2023

SCOTLAND: The Big Picture (SBP) is a charity that works to drive the recovery of nature across Scotland through rewilding, in response to the growing climate and biodiversity crises. Our vision is of a vast network of rewilded land and water, where wildlife flourishes and people thrive.

We are a small but agile and progressive team that works in a spirit of collaboration with many different interest groups to:

• Drive support for rewilding

• Commit more land and water to rewilding

• Return missing species

• Develop rewilding business

Learn more about SBP: scotlandbigpicture.com

SBP is a dynamic organisation with an exciting portfolio of nature recovery projects to deliver across Scotland.

At a time when businesses are increasingly conscious of their responsibility to address climate breakdown and ecological decline, there exists an opportunity to align rewilding with investment and engagement from the business sector. Seizing this opportunity to make more rewilding happen, lies at the core of this role.

The role will report directly to the Head of Fundraising and will also have regular liaison with the wider SBP team, as well as communication with partners, supporters and other external contacts.

A full job description is attached below.

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Rewilding Reachout Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £25,000 pro-rata
  • This is a home-based position suiting someone ideally based in the Scottish Highlands
  • Closing 7th May 2021

SCOTLAND: The Big Picture (SBP) is a charity that supports and enables the transformational recovery of nature across Scotland. Our vision is of a vast network of rewilded land and water, where wildlife flourishes and people thrive. We are a small but agile and progressive team that works in a spirit of collaboration with many different interest groups to increase the area of land and water committed to rewilding, to return lost or threatened species and to promote rewilding and its benefits for nature, climate and people.

We are seeking to appoint a part-time Project Coordinator for a fixed-term, two-year contract with the potential for the position to become permanent. This is a home-based position suiting someone ideally based in the Scottish Highlands, although consideration will be given to candidates based elsewhere in Scotland.

The Rewilding Reachout Coordinator will recruit of a team of 20 young rewilding advocates (NextGen Team) and support the team’s learning via developmental weekends and a series of live webinars. The post-holder will support the NextGen Team in guiding the development of a Rewilding Youth Advocacy Strategy and associated resources. The post-holder will be responsible for producing the Youth Advocacy Strategy, managing its implementation, and evaluating outcomes.

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Enterprise Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £31,250
  • Home based
  • Closing 31st May 2021

We are seeking to appoint an Enterprise Development Manager to support our vision of rural communities flourishing in a vibrant nature-based economy. The role requires experience of nature-based business and income streams, with a particular emphasis on developing nature tourism and public engagement products. The role will support a sustainable future for the NRN, as well as contributing to the charity’s wider objectives.

The right candidate will work directly with NRN land partners to develop business opportunities to complement and enable their rewilding aspirations, and develop a range of income streams to support the ongoing operation of the network.

The role is on a full-time, fixed-term basis for 18 months, with the potential for it to be extended. This is a role suiting someone ideally based in the Scottish Highlands, although consideration will be given to candidates based elsewhere in Scotland. The successful candidate will be based at home but will be required to travel regularly.

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Communications & Campaigns Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,000 – £35,000
  • Home-based within Scotland
  • Closing 25th February 2022

SCOTLAND: The Big Picture (SBP) is a charity that works to drive the recovery of nature across Scotland through rewilding, in response to the growing climate and biodiversity crises. Our vision is of a vast network of rewilded land and water, where wildlife flourishes and people thrive.

We are a small but agile and progressive team that works in a spirit of collaboration with many different interest groups to:

  • Drive support for rewilding
  • Commit more land and water to rewilding
  • Return missing species
  • Develop rewilding business.

THE PURPOSE OF THIS ROLE

SBP has an exciting and compelling story to tell about the transformational recovery of Scotland’s nature. We call it rewilding.

As the charity grows and we reach out to an increasingly diverse audience, we need to work strategically to ensure that our messaging achieves maximum impact, reflecting the growing appetite across the UK for a new, more ambitious approach to conservation and land management.

The Communications & Campaigns Manager will be a dynamic, positive communicator both verbally and through the written word, with a keen eye for design. The role will be hugely varied with a primary objective of developing and implementing SBP’s communications and campaigns strategy, leading to a high-performing communications function.

KEY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and manage SBP’s communications and campaigns strategy.
  • Amplify SBP’s voice across all media, crafting strong clear messages about what we do and why.
  • Work with SBP’s comms team to develop creative and impactful storytelling tools that can be rolled out across a variety of media.
  • Identify opportunities for proactive media coverage, including developing and managing relationships with journalists, bloggers and influencers.
  • Work with the comms team to optimise SBP’s web site content, social media channels and wider digital presence, and produce regular reports for the team on the impact of our communications outputs.
  • Create engaging written content and work with others to design and produce a range of outward-facing communications assets for varied audiences. These could include but are not restricted to: books/booklets, ebooks, reports, media releases, rewilding stories, funding proposals, campaign content and promotional materials.
  • Prepare and manage a communications budget.
  • Design and deliver regular campaigns and measure their effectiveness.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Education to degree level in English language and/or an appropriate qualification in marketing, journalism or media.
  • Sound knowledge of rewilding and where it sits in a Scottish social, cultural and political context.

EXPERIENCE

  • Experience of devising and managing communications strategies for a charity and/or business.
  • Proven experience in running and delivering successful campaigns with measurable outcomes.
  • Experience of supporting staff and management of projects, including budget planning and tracking.
  • Experience of producing excellent copy for a wide variety of applications and the ability to demonstrate awareness of best practice for each application.

SKILLS

  • Exceptionally strong writing, editing and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate confidently with a wide range of people and build positive relationships with partners, stakeholders and colleagues.
  • Ability to interpret complex issues and communicate these in a compelling way to a wide range of audiences.
  • Excellent organisational, time management and prioritisation skills with the ability to take the initiative.
  • Strong understanding of how to shape proactive and reactive content for the media, coupled with an awareness of the political and social climate.
  • A strong understanding of trends in contemporary design and how to integrate this into key communications and campaigns.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • You will have strong self-motivation, the ability to work without close supervision, and be able to work well as an individual and as part of a team.
  • You will be a strategic thinker and highly organised.
  • You will be flexible and receptive to a dynamic, rapidly changing environment.
  • You will have a positive, solutions-focused outlook.
  • You will have an enthusiasm for rewilding in Scotland and a passion for storytelling.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Salary:£33-35k pa based on skills and experience.

Hours:Working hours are flexible but must equate to a minimum of 37.5 working hours per week. The nature of the post may from time-to-time require evening and weekend work.

Flexibility:Subject to ensuring that the needs of the charity and the role are met, SBP, where possible, endeavours to meet the flexible working needs of its staff.

Holidays: 28 working days per annum including public holidays, plus 5 additional office closure days between Christmas and New Year.

Place of work: This role is home-based and will require a suitable home office working environment and equipment. Meetings will be held in other parts of Scotland, which will require attendance. Travel expenses will be paid.

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Fundraising Officer

  • Part time
  • £25,000 – £30,000 pro-rata
  • Home based
  • Closing 11th July 2022

This is an exciting new role designed to support the fundraising team within a growing organisation. We're a small, friendly team who are all passionate about the work of SCOTLAND: The Big Picture.

The Fundraising Officer will establish and maintain relationships with charitable trusts and foundations, in order to generate both project and core income.

The role will also support a number of other fundraising and administrative tasks, including supporter engagement and data management.

Organisation profile

SCOTLAND: The Big Picture is a charity that works to drive the recovery of nature across Scotland through rewilding, in response to the growing climate and biodiversity crises.

We work in collaboration with many different interest groups to:

  • drive support for rewilding
  • commit more land and water to rewilding
  • return missing species
  • develop rewilding business

Please see our website for more information on our work: scotlandbigpicture.com

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Head of Finance

  • Part time
  • £35,000 – £37,000 pro-rata
  • Home-based within Scotland
  • Closing 26th June 2022

The Head of Finance is a new role at SCOTLAND: The Big Picture, reflecting our recent growth and the need for operational and strategic ownership of our finance function.

The role will report directly to the Executive Director (ED) and be supported by a part-time Office Manager & Finance Assistant, who will report to the Finance Manager for the financial elements of their role.

The successful applicant will be part of SBP’s Management Team (MT), which shapes the charity’s operational and strategic direction.

See the attached job description for the duties and responsibilities associated with the role, as well as the experience, skills and attributes we are seeking.

Organisation profile

SCOTLAND: The Big Picture (SBP) is a charity that works to drive the recovery of nature across Scotland through rewilding, in response to the growing climate and biodiversity crises. Our vision is of a vast network of rewilded land and water, where wildlife flourishes and people thrive.

We work in collaboration with many different interest groups to:

• Drive support for rewilding

• Commit more land and water to rewilding

• Return missing species

• Develop rewilding business

Please see our website for more information on our work: scotlandbigpicture.com.

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This vacancy has now closed

Digital Communications Officer

  • Part time
  • £26,000 – £28,000 pro-rata
  • Home based
  • Closing 21st October 2022

SCOTLAND: The Big Picture has a compelling story to tell about the transformational recovery of Scotland’s nature. It’s called rewilding.

We are a growing organisation with an exciting portfolio of nature recovery projects to deliver across Scotland, and we believe passionately in the power of storytelling to help turn the tide for nature recovery.

As Digital Communications Officer you will be at the heart of that storytelling.

We seek a rare animal: a digital communications specialist whose natural habitat is the story of rewilding. We need a social media virtuoso who can build on the growth of our online community, maximizing the reach and influence of our work. We also need you to contribute content for use across all our digital channels, and to help us optimise the impact of that content.

Please download our full job description below, or visit scotlandbigpicture.com/vacancies for more information.

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