Scottish Environment LINK
Scottish Environment LINK

Charity registered in Scotland SC000296

Scottish Environment LINK is the network for Scotland’s third sector, environmental organsations. It is a membership organisation, with over 35 constituent bodies and a collective membership of around half a million people. LINK members work together to champion the development of a sustainable Scotland. LINK is a Scottish Charity SC000296 and a Scottish Company SC250899.

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Advocacy Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,000 – £35,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th July 2019

LINK is currently seeking a new Advocacy Manager. In this dynamic position you will guide the political strategy of Scotland’s voluntary environment network, informing collective work of its thirty-five plus organisations. The role monitors political contexts, opportunities and relationships relevant to the environment, underpinning network advocacy to Scotland’s decision makers and wider policy community. You will advise work groups spanning a range of environmental and sustainability issues, help to build network capacity in advocacy and communications, advise on and develop campaign strategy, prepare materials, co-ordinate events, liaise with other stakeholders and on occasion represent LINK. Working closely with LINK’s small staff team, you will have experience of supporting staff and management of projects.

You should be a graduate, with several years’ experience of Scottish public affairs, an understanding of Scotland’s institutions and an interest in the voluntary sector. You will be able to deal effectively with a large and fast-evolving workload and will have excellent team-working and communication skills. Flexibility for some evening and weekend work required.

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