Friends of the Earth Scotland
Friends of the Earth Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC003442

Friends of the Earth Scotland is a leading charity working for socially just solutions to environmental problems. We campaign to end environmental degradation and to create a green economy and a society which cherishes and protects the natural world. We think globally and act locally, enabling people to take individual and collective action.

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Administrative Assistant

  • Part time
  • £17,526 – £20,302 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th March 2019

Friends of the Earth Scotland is looking for an Administrative Asssistant to join our friendly team in Edinburgh. This is a new role, required due to an expansion of staff numbers and organisational activity.

You will work closely with the Membership and Office Manager and the other Administrative Assistant to provide general administrative and financial support and to help look after our members and supporters in Scotland. Additionally, you will provide administrative assistance to the Director and Head of Campaigns, and organise our Board meetings.

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Just Transition Campaigner

  • Part time
  • £25,271 – £31,594 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th May 2019

Friends of the Earth Scotland is looking for a Just Transition Campaigner. This is a new campaign role and you will work closely with the Director, Head of Campaigns, and colleagues across campaigns and activism to help deliver our work on just transition.

Over the past three years Friends of the Earth Scotland has been key to developing a narrative and advocating for a just transition to a zero carbon economy to deliver on our climate change commitments. The next two years will be critical in helping move this important agenda forward as the Just Transition Commission undertakes its work programme, and the Scottish Government develops plans for a National Investment Bank and a Publicly Owned Energy Company.

You will be a strong campaigner, with excellent communication skills and a good knowledge of relevant issues. You will have a naturally collaborative working style, and will thrive in a small, creative team. A good knowledge of the Scottish political and policy context would be a significant advantage.

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This vacancy has now closed

Plastics and Circular Economy Campaigner

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,271 – £31,594
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th May 2019

Friends of the Earth Scotland is looking for a Plastics and Circular Economy Campaigner. This is a new campaign role and you will work closely with the Director and the Head of Campaigns to help deliver our work on plastics, waste and the circular economy.

In response to the massive public concern over plastic waste we launched our Plastic Free Friday pledge to help people take action on plastic, from reducing the amount they personally use, to lobbying governments and companies to change the system. You will help us do even more, including campaigning for strategic changes to improve the way that materials flow through society. The forthcoming Circular Economy Bill presents a major opportunity to make fundamental changes.

You will be a strong campaigner, with excellent communication skills and a good knowledge of relevant issues. You will have a naturally collaborative working style, and will thrive in a small, creative team. A good knowledge of the Scottish political and policy context would be a significant advantage.

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Volunteering

Litter Tsar etc.

At Postcode

Short-Term / Seasonal Working

20th August 2015

There are many and varied possibilities for projects which FoET doesn't have enough people to do, ranging from hands-on practical work to research or lobbying. Planting trees is one, dealing with litter is another. How can we encourage people to take home and bin their greasy, so… Read more