Charity registered in Scotland SC039593

WWF is the world's leading independent conservation organisation, with more than five million supporters and a global network active in more than one hundred countries. Through our engagement with the public, businesses and government, we focus on safeguarding the natural world, creating solutions to the most serious environmental issues facing our planet, so that people and nature thrive.

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Policy & Public Affairs Intern

  • Internship
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th August 2019

Do you have a passion for politics and the environment and want to join us in our fight to save our world?

At WWF we have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious intern to gain valuable work experience as well as an insight into how a major international NGO working at the forefront of global conservation operates. We are looking to recruit a creative and motivated Policy and Public Affairs Intern to help coordinate WWF Scotland’s advocacy work in the Scottish Parliament.

Join us and you will get involved in research requests and the drafting of policy briefings. You will develop relationships with political stakeholders as well as assist with events management, including attending political party conferences. You will find yourself preparing briefings on relevant topics and drafting parliamentary questions as well as composing communications for Ministerial offices. You will also provide administrative support to the Policy and Public Affairs team as needed.

As Policy and Public Affairs Intern you will enjoy a unique opportunity to develop skills in research and analysis, public affairs, policy influencing, events organisation and administration.

For this role you will need excellent communication, research and analytical skills. A sound administrator, you will be highly organised and able to work to tight deadlines. You will be detail orientated and proficient with MSOffice packages too. You will also have a ‘can do’ attitude and be the sort of person willing to help out when the team is busy. Important will be an interest in Scottish politics and our mission and values.

Knowledge of climate change and/or agriculture and land use in Scotland would be an advantage.

Interviews will be held week commencing 26th August.

This vacancy has now closed

Campaigns Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,500
  • The Tun, Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd September 2019

An expert campaigner you are ready for a new challenge in a role that will develop your talents and have worldwide impact. That is exactly what we can offer you as a Campaign Manager with WWF Scotland. Our planet is amazing and we want you to help keep it that way!

As part of the team, we will look to you to build a movement for nature by collaborating with colleagues to inform and implement our strategy in Scotland. You will focus on leading advocacy and supporter engagement campaigns, currently covering climate, nature and food. This will involve engaging with our existing network of campaigners and activists, bringing on board new ones, and providing them with the tools and support they need to campaign with us. You will work with colleagues across the organisation to deliver compelling public campaigns to increase our impact and reach. From producing campaign messaging and creating bespoke communications to developing a network of campaigners and ensuring activities are integrated into UK plans you will play a key role in our ambitious strategy to halt the damage to the natural world and restore nature.

You must be experienced in developing and delivering effective campaigns to mobilise the public and influence decision makers. You will have experience in using digital and social media tools for engaging, mobilising and influencing key audiences, and be adept at using CRM software, online advocacy platforms, email builders and CMS.

Highly organised, you will be good at balancing multiple requirements and can deliver under pressure. You will have an eye for detail and exacting delivery standards coupled with excellent project management and communication skills.

A team player, you are adept at overcoming obstacles and can demonstrate an interest in the natural world, and WWF’s core mission too.

Knowledge of Scotland including its institutions, political structures, culture, stakeholders and environment would be an advantage.