Keep Scotland Beautiful
Keep Scotland Beautiful

Charity registered in Scotland SC030332

Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for. We are committed to making Scotland clean, green and sustainable.

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Campaigns Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £20,000 pro-rata
  • Stirling
  • Closing 5th July 2021

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for?

If you answered yes to the above question, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

Our Campaigns Support Officer will play a key role in supporting the development, administration, and delivery of a range of our campaigns, in particular Clean Up Scotland, Upstream Battle and Treasure Your River. This is a varied and interesting role that will see you assisting with activities such as engagement with community groups and stakeholders, campaign specific communications and marketing, event organisation, campaign monitoring and data management.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative individual with an understanding and/or experience of campaign development and delivery who has the ability to develop positive working relationships and influence people.

You will have experience of managing a complex workload and an understanding and/or experience of a range of communication activities including social media techniques and applications. An understanding and/or experience of administration processes and procedures is also an essential element of this role as is experience of data management.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Officer (Youth Climate Programme)

  • Full time
  • Circa £24,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 18th July 2021

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for?

If you answered yes to the above question, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

Our Project Officer (Youth Climate Programme) will lead and support the implementation and delivery of the climate emergency training strand of a Youth Climate initiative – a partnership between ourselves and YoungScot and YouthLink Scotland. This interesting role will see you working on the implementation of project interventions (in particular climate emergency training), partnership development, undertaking monitoring and evaluation along with communications and promotion.

Please note: We are recruiting two roles for this exciting project and the salary and priorities for each role will be determined following interview. We are happy to discuss secondment or freelance opportunities – any enquiries should be directed initially to jobs@keepscotlandbeautiful.org.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for individuals who have a flair for training (in particular climate change), implementing initiatives, project management and working with young people. You will have a proven track record of managing complex projects with budget and financial management and have the ability to develop positive working relationships and influence people.

An understanding of climate change policy and science within Scotland, UK and internationally is an essential element of this role as is experience of maintaining and developing website content. You will also have experience of Press/media/PR activity and an understanding and/or experience of a range of communication activities including social media techniques and applications.

This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure Scotland (PVG) check.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Community Climate Officer

  • Full time
  • Circa £24,000
  • Stirling (initially home working)
  • Closing 4th August 2021

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for?

If you answered yes, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

Our Community Climate Officer will support a diverse range of communities to understand the climate emergency, envision a low carbon future and develop and deliver plans to reduce their carbon emissions and foster a more sustainable community. This role will also provide capacity building support and climate emergency training as part of our wider portfolio of community and training programmes.

Building on successful pilots in Kirriemuir and Tayvallich and working across our wide network of community groups and organisations, we will support seven communities to produce a tailored community climate action plan. The post holder will monitor the progress of the two existing communities in the implementation of their plans so that we can learn from their experiences and feedback learning into the process for new groups. We will work with other partners working on place-based approaches and in particular explore links with the Improvement Service and Architecture and Design Scotland. In addition, the post holder will help develop, promote and deliver our community-facing Climate Emergency training across Scotland.

Please note: Salary and priorities for this role will be determined following interview.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with experience of supporting communities, organisations and businesses on climate action and sustainable development including the provision of training on a range of environmental topics (climate change in particular).

You will have project management (including budget) experience, a good understanding and awareness of climate change policy and science within Scotland, UK and internationally and a proven track record of presenting complex information clearly to a range of audiences.

You will be working with a range of communities therefore having the ability to create, maintain and enhance working partnerships is essential for this role as is strong facilitation and groupwork skills.

The post holder will require to have a full, valid UK driving licence and this post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure Scotland (PVG) check.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £20,000 pro-rata
  • Stirling (initially home working)
  • Closing 4th August 2021

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for?

If you answered yes to the above question, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

Our Project Support Officers will work on a day-to-day basis to support the implementation and development of our education and learning programmes or community and youth initiatives.

Please note: We are recruiting two roles and priorities for each role will be determined following interview.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for enthusiastic and creative individuals with experience of providing administration support within a diverse team and/or organisation with experience of organising events, training and seminars.

You will have proven administration skills and excellent IT skills (including Microsoft word, excel etc.). Experience of resource coordination, time management and problem solving are essential elements of this role as is possessing excellent organisational skills. Having a general interest in environmental issues would be preferable.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Climate Festival Officer

  • Full time
  • Circa £24,000
  • Stirling (initially home working)
  • Closing 12th September 2021

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for?

If you answered yes, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

Our Climate Festival Officer will play a key role in the development and delivery of Scotland’s Climate Festival, supporting a diverse range of communities to plan and run engaging local events that inform, envision, and inspire action on climate change.

Scotland’s Climate Festival will support communities across the country to plan and deliver their own local climate festivals. Keep Scotland Beautiful will support local communities, particularly reaching new audiences, to plan, promote and deliver local climate festivals that will appeal to their community, drawing significantly on local enthusiasts and experts to run events. We will work with a wide range of national agencies who will support the festival by using their staff and volunteer network to run local festival events in their areas of expertise as well as to promote the festival and its key messages. In additional, we will create a national festival presence online to provide information on local events and profile content and stories in the media.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for an individual who has a flair for project management especially in developing, organising and implementing large-scale projects, campaigns and/or initiatives. You will have project budget experience, a good understanding and awareness of climate change policy and science within Scotland, UK and internationally and a proven track record of supporting communities on climate action and sustainable development.

You will be working with a range of regional/national networks and partners therefore having the ability to create, maintain and enhance working partnerships is essential for this role. Experience of press/media/PR activity and an understanding of social media techniques is key for the post holder as is being able to demonstrate that you are a strong facilitator, in particular with community groups.

This opportunity requires the post holder to have the ability to travel with full, valid UK driving licence.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Policy & Research Officer

  • Full time
  • Circa £21,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 14th November 2021

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for? If you answered yes, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment.

Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

Our Policy and Research Officer will play a key role in supporting the implementation of policy and research priorities identified in our annual Business Plan and Policy Development Plan along with the provision of support, research and advice to our Executive Team in relation to relevant policy matters.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for an individual who has a keen interest in and understanding of Scottish Government, UK and international climate change, environmental and sustainable development policies, strategies and plans. In addition, you will have a background in policy development and/or research and analysis with strong analytical and writing skills.

You will be working closely with our Executive Team the experience of producing high quality briefing papers and written reports is essential as is the ability communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in written form is essential.

An interest in and understanding of the UN Sustainable Development Goals would be desirable as is previous experience and understanding of charity governance and working with boards or committees.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Education and Learning Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,500
  • Stirling, however due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation and in line with current Scottish Government guidance, you will initially be required to work from home
  • Closing 21st November 2021

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for? If you answered yes, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment.

Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

Our Education and Learning Officer will play a key role in supporting the development and implementation of the Eco-Schools Scotland (E-SS) programme along with providing support to learning establishments to engage with other Education and Learning team projects and wider Keep Scotland Beautiful projects.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for someone with a flair for public speaking and group training/facilitation skills who has an understanding of education policy and practice and experience of international education initiatives and global learning for sustainability programmes.

An understanding of sustainable development and the role of sustainable development organisations across Scotland would be desirable as is knowledge of the issues of Biodiversity loss and experience of working with schools and local authority education or children services.

Does this sound like you?

If you feel you have the elements to be our next Education and Learning Officer, we would love to hear from you.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,000
  • Stirling (initially home based)
  • Closing 28th November 2021

Do you want to keep Scotland beautiful? Are you interested in helping people understand the challenges facing our environment and signposting them to information on how to take practical action to combat climate change, reduce litter and waste and protect the places we care about?

If, so, we have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced communications officer to join our small and busy team.

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment. Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

Our Communications Officer will play a key role within our Corporate Services Team to support the implementation of our Communications Plan. Working across the charity to actively support our wide ranging operational, trading, and fundraising activities, our officer will also contribute to planning, scheduling and evaluating content on our website and social media accounts.

What you’ll need to have

We’re looking for someone who thrives on working to deadlines and can manage multiple internal and external projects. You’ll help us deliver our Communications Plan, in particular you will write and place proactive stories for the media and deal with incoming media enquiries, contribute to our website content and strategy, curate our social media channels and support our internal communications.

You will have experience of a wide range of communications channels, tools and evaluation approaches. You’ll be experienced in helping identify the right channels for the right audience while managing relationships with colleagues to ensure our stories are told in the best way possible.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Training and Accreditation Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £25,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 16th January 2022

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for? If you answered yes, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment.

Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

We have an ambition to create a carbon literate Scotland and help in the just transition to a Net Zero Nation. Within this post you will provide professional training services to clients across sectors on a range of subjects, in particular climate change through our pioneering programme of Climate Emergency Training. You will also provide accreditation and audit services across sectors, particularly our National Award for Environmental Excellence ® and Green Key which help and support organisations to minimise their impact on the environment so that they play their part in tackling the climate emergency.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for someone with the knowledge and experience to help people and organisations across Scotland understand more about the climate emergency and help them take action to combat climate change and other environmental problems. You will have experience and a flair for organising, preparing and delivering training to a range of sectors and audiences on environment and climate change subjects. In addition, we are looking for a good knowledge of Scottish environment, climate change, circular economy, litter and waste policies and programmes and strong training and learning facilitation skills along with experience of presenting complex information clearly to a range of audiences.

An understanding of ISO14001 and ISO14064 would be desirable as is previous experience of carbon footprinting and environmental auditing, albeit not essential.

Does this sound like you?

If you feel you have the elements to be our next Training and Accreditation Officer, we would love to hear from you.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Education and Learning Officer (Upstream Battle)

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 23rd January 2022

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for? If you answered yes, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment.

Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

Upstream Battle ® is our award winning campaign that focuses on changing littering behaviour to prevent marine litter at source along two rivers, the River Clyde and River Tay. This role will develop and implement the education programmes as part of the Clyde campaign which includes a professional learning programme which supports teachers to use source to sea litter as a context to nurture STEM skills. Other strands include a primary school art competition, an engineering challenge and a media skills challenge.

You will work within our Education and Learning Team and work closely with our Campaigns Team to support the wider campaign. This post will also provide support to learning establishments to engage with other Education and Learning team projects and where appropriate wider Keep Scotland Beautiful projects.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for someone with the knowledge and experience of delivering professional learning programmes for educators on climate change and environment subjects through innovative or enhanced practice. You will have an understanding of education policy and practice (including Curriculum for Excellence and Learning for Sustainability) and experience of working with schools and local authority education or children services.

In addition, we are looking for you to have experience of developing networks and positive working relationships and demonstrable experience of managing and developing sustainable development education initiatives. A proven track record of managing complex projects is essential for this post as is the ability to present complex information clearly to a range of audiences, especially for training and learning purposes.

The post holder will require to have a full, valid UK driving licence and this post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure Scotland (PVG) check.

Does this sound like you?

If you feel you have the elements to be our next Education and Learning Officer (Upstream Battle), we would love to hear from you.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Campaigns Officer (My Beach Your Beach)

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Stirling. We are currently working from home, in line with current Scottish Government guidance, however we are moving towards a hybrid work model in the near future
  • Closing 13th February 2022

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for? If you answered yes, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment.

Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

My Beach, Your Beach is a behaviour change campaign to help improve bathing water quality at Scottish beaches. It aims to change littering, dog fouling and gull feeding behaviours that may negatively affect bathing water quality. #LuckyToLiveHere #MyBeachYourBeach

As our Campaigns Officer you will lead and facilitate the implementation and delivery of the My Beach, Your Beach Campaign, funded by the Scottish Government to support bathing water quality improvements at seven beaches around Scotland. This will include campaign development, the design and implementation of interventions, managing relationships with key stakeholders, campaign promotion and undertaking monitoring, evaluation and reporting.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for someone with an understanding of environmental issues and policy (in particular around litter, plastics pollution, circular economy and/or climate change) who can create successful behaviour change interventions from inception to delivery, including their budgetary and financial management.

You will have experience of coordinating and supporting campaign supporters/volunteers along with the ability to create and maintain positive working partnerships. In addition, we are looking for you to have demonstrable experience of maintaining and developing website content and press/media/PR activity to support campaign delivery.

The post holder will require to have a full, valid UK driving licence.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Stakeholder Engagement Officer - Highland Community Waste Partnership

  • Part time
  • from £25,000 pro-rata
  • We are currently working from home, in line with current Scottish Government guidance, however we are moving towards a hybrid work model in the near future.
  • Closing 20th February 2022

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for? If you answered yes, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment.

Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The Partnership

The Highland Community Waste Partnership (HCWP) is a new three-year programme funded by The National Lottery Community Fund, and coordinated by Keep Scotland Beautiful, which will be implemented in collaboration with eight partner community groups across the Highlands.

The project will seek to build collaboration across the eight partner community groups and beyond, aiming to reduce consumption and waste across the Highlands, and establishing a movement focused on more sustainable consumption, consistent with a Net Zero future.

What the role is

As our Stakeholder Engagement Officer you will facilitate and support the development and delivery of stakeholder engagement and communications relating to the HCWP and the overall programme of activity.

This will include developing and implementing a programme-wide approach to stakeholder engagement and communications; driving internal and external stakeholder engagement via the Delivery Group (comprising representatives from the eight partner community groups) and suitable external channels, platforms, and networks; and providing appropriate advice and support on engagement for specific projects and activities.

This post is 0.5FTE (17.5 hours per week)

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for someone with an understanding/experience of planning and delivery of stakeholder engagement and communications activity through their experience of presenting complex information clearly to a range of audiences. You will have the ability to develop relationships and influence people whilst maintaining and enhancing successful working partnerships.

Having an understanding/experience of current social media techniques and the ability to communicate clearly is key as is the ability to create compelling content for different channels and audiences, in particular website content. This post also requires you to have a full, valid UK driving licence.

Does this sound like you?

If you feel you have the elements to be our Stakeholder Engagement Officer - Highland Community Waste Partnership, we would love to hear from you.

This post is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Officer - Highland Community Waste Partnership

  • Full time
  • from £25,000
  • We are currently working from home, in line with current Scottish Government guidance, however we are moving towards a hybrid work model in the near future.
  • Closing 20th February 2022

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for? If you answered yes, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment.

Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The Partnership

The Highland Community Waste Partnership (HCWP) is a new three-year programme funded by The National Lottery Community Fund, and coordinated by Keep Scotland Beautiful, which will be implemented in collaboration with eight partner community groups across the Highlands.

The project will seek to build collaboration across the eight partner community groups and beyond, aiming to reduce consumption and waste across the Highlands, and establishing a movement focused on more sustainable consumption, consistent with a Net Zero future.

What the role is

As our Project Officer you will facilitate and support the development and delivery of the Highland Community Waste Partnership, leading on a number of specific projects and activities, including the development and delivery of a Youth Climate Hero Programme, addressing single-use items, such as a Highland-wide cup recycling programme, reusable cup scheme pilots and a business charter. You will also contribute to the overall programme via the Delivery Group, comprising representatives from the eight partner community groups. This will include project development and management, the design and implementation of interventions, managing relationships with key stakeholders, undertaking monitoring and evaluation, and communications.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for someone with an understanding of current environmental issues (in particular litter, plastics pollution, circular economy and/or climate change). In addition, we need you to have a good working knowledge of developing, organising and delivering large-scale projects, campaigns and/or initiatives including their budgetary and financial management.

You will have experience monitoring, evaluating and reporting on project outcomes and the ability to create, maintain and enhance working partnerships.

The post holder will require to have a full, valid UK driving licence and this post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure Scotland (PVG) check.

Does this sound like you?

If you feel you have the elements to be our Project Officer - Highland Community Waste Partnership, we would love to hear from you.

This post is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Campaigns Officer (Clean Up Scotland)

  • Full time
  • Circa £24,000
  • Stirling. We are currently working from home, in line with current Scottish Government guidance, however we are moving towards a hybrid work model in the near future
  • Closing 18th April 2022

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for? If you answered yes, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment.

Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

It is an exciting time to be joining our team seeking to tackle the challenges of litter and littering behaviour, with the Scottish Government recently consulting on proposals for a new national litter and flytipping strategy. Keep Scotland Beautiful is at the forefront of efforts nationally and locally to tackle these challenges.

Clean Up Scotland is our national campaign to tackle litter. This involves everything from working with councils and corporate partners to design behaviour change interventions to supporting local people to gather data and evidence, organise litter picks or develop local campaigns.

#CleanUpScotland #BinIt #BinYourLitter #TakeItHome

This role will lead and facilitate the implementation and delivery of our Clean Up Scotland Campaign and associated activities. This will include campaign development, the design and implementation of interventions, managing relationships with key stakeholders across the public, private and community sectors, undertaking monitoring and evaluation, and campaign promotion.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for someone with an understanding of environmental issues and policy (in particular around litter, plastics pollution, circular economy and/or climate change) who can create successful behaviour change interventions and large-scale campaigns/initiatives from inception to delivery.

You will have experience of coordinating and supporting campaign supporters/volunteers along with the ability to create and maintain positive working partnerships. In addition, we are looking for you to have demonstrable experience working on a range of communications platforms and channels to support campaign delivery.

The post holder will require to have a full, valid UK driving licence.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Stakeholder Engagement Officer - Highland Community Waste Partnership

  • Part time
  • £25,000 pro-rata
  • Hybrid model of working between working remotely and utilising our main office Hub in Stirling
  • Closing 2nd May 2022

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for? If you answered yes, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment.

Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The Partnership

The Highland Community Waste Partnership (HCWP) is a new three-year programme funded by The National Lottery Community Fund, and coordinated by Keep Scotland Beautiful, which will be implemented in collaboration with eight partner community groups across the Highlands.

The project will seek to build collaboration across the eight partner community groups and beyond, aiming to reduce consumption and waste across the Highlands, and establishing a movement focused on more sustainable consumption, consistent with a Net Zero future.

What the role is

As our Stakeholder Engagement Officer you will facilitate and support the development and delivery of stakeholder engagement and communications relating to the HCWP and the overall programme of activity.

This will include developing and implementing a programme-wide approach to stakeholder engagement and communications; driving internal and external stakeholder engagement via the Delivery Group (comprising representatives from the eight partner community groups) and suitable external channels, platforms, and networks; and providing appropriate advice and support on engagement for specific projects and activities.

This post is 0.5FTE (17.5 hours per week)

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for someone with an understanding/experience of planning and delivery of stakeholder engagement and communications activity through their experience of presenting complex information clearly to a range of audiences. You will have the ability to develop relationships and influence people whilst maintaining and enhancing successful working partnerships.

Having an understanding/experience of current social media techniques and the ability to communicate clearly is key as is the ability to create compelling content for different channels and audiences, in particular website content. This post also requires you to have a full, valid UK driving licence.

Does this sound like you?

If you feel you have the elements to be our Stakeholder Engagement Officer - Highland Community Waste Partnership, we would love to hear from you.

This post is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Corporate Services Officer

  • Part time
  • £21,600 pro-rata
  • Stirling with hybrid working
  • Closing 5th June 2022

Keep Scotland Beautiful are looking for a Corporate Services Officer to join their small but busy team. This is a key role providing corporate administrative support across key areas of the business

Keep Scotland Beautiful are a charity based in Stirling, Scotland. We aim to change behaviour to improve the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing and the places that they care for. Working closely with the Head of Corporate Services this role that would suit someone that enjoys variety, working with people and has strong organizational and communication skills.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. To ensure the effective provision of personnel administration to support the employee and volunteer lifecycle.

2. To be responsible for all aspects of compliance with, and application to, the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme for KSB employees and volunteers.

3. To support the recruitment and retention of the charity’s employees and volunteers, in particular through regularly reviewing the Employee and Volunteer Handbooks and associated recruitment processes.

4. To assist the Head of Corporate Services in the implementation of the employee handbook and associated policies, including reviewing and updating policies where necessary.

5. To implement and develop systems to improve internal communications, including staff surveys.

6. To assist the Head of Corporate Services in the implementation of organisational development projects as and when required.

7. To ensure the effective provision of corporate administration services, including reviewing and developing processes and procedures.

8. To assist the Head of Corporate Services in the implementation of duties relating to facilities and office management.

9. Foster effective internal relationships to enable two-way information/intelligence sharing regarding potential areas for development, gaps in service provision and ways to improve quality

10. To develop and maintain close communications with fellow employees to ensure the maximum flow of information, understanding and ideas.

11. To familiarise, develop and adhere to all internal policies and procedures.

12. To ensure compliance with the company’s Health and Safety policy.

13. To observe the company’s Equal Opportunities Policy.

14. To undertake such work as may be determined from time to time up to or on a level commensurate with the main responsibilities of the post.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Training and Accreditation Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Stirling with options for flexible and hybrid working
  • Closing 21st July 2022

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for? If you answered yes, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment.

Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

We have an ambition to build a carbon literate Scotland, help in the just transition to a Net Zero Nation, and create a Scotland that is litter free and has a circular economy. Within this post you will provide professional training and environmental award services to clients across sectors. In particular training through our pioneering programme of Climate Emergency Training and our new litter literacy programme. You will also provide accreditation and audit services across sectors, particularly our National Award for Environmental Excellence ® and Green Key which help and support organisations to minimise their impact on the environment so that they play their part in tackling the climate emergency.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for someone with passion, knowledge, and experience to help people and organisations across Scotland understand more about climate change and wider environmental challenges and help them take positive action to reduce their impact on the environment and respond to the business opportunities this provides. You will have experience and a flair for organising, preparing and delivering training to a range of sectors and audiences on environment and climate change subjects. In addition, we are looking for a good knowledge of Scottish environment, climate change, circular economy, litter and waste policies and programmes and strong training and learning facilitation skills along with experience of presenting complex information clearly to a range of audiences.

Ideally, you will be carbon literate, have experience of environmental auditing and carbon footprinting as well as an understanding of ISO14001 and ISO14064. Other desirable aspects include experiences such as CRM systems, client management, business development and, team scheduling and capacity planning,

Does this sound like you?

If you feel you have the elements to be our next Training and Accreditation Officer, we would love to hear from you. We have options for flexible and hybrid working, which allows you to have a mix and balance of home/remote working and coming to our wonderful, new office Hub in Stirling. We offer a fantastic benefits package in return for your talent. These include but are not limited to a generous pension scheme; hybrid working; development opportunities; a 35-hour work week along with an annual free volunteer day to take your skills or interests to support others.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Environment and Place Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Stirling with hybrid working
  • Closing 7th August 2022

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for? If you answered yes, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment.

Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

We have an ambition to build a carbon literate Scotland, help in the just transition to a Net Zero Nation, and create a Scotland that is litter free and has a circular economy. Within this post you will provide professional environmental and training services to clients across sectors. In particular, a key focus of this role will be on developing and delivering environmental assessments and training to the housing sector.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for someone with passion, knowledge, and experience to help people and organisations across Scotland take positive action to reduce their impact on the environment and respond to the business opportunities this provides. You will have a good understanding of local environmental quality issues along with partnership working and relationship development experience. You will be comfortable managing a range of projects and budgets and will have some previous experience of delivering training.

Ideally, you will have worked in the housing sector and have experience of environmental auditing. Other desirable aspects include good policy or working knowledge of other environmental issues including climate change, circular economy and waste.

Does this sound like you?

If you feel you have the elements to be our next Environment and Place Officer, we would love to hear from you. We have options for flexible and hybrid working, which allows you to have a mix and balance of home/remote working and coming to our wonderful, new office Hub in Stirling. We offer a fantastic benefits package in return for your talent. These include but are not limited to a generous pension scheme; hybrid working; development opportunities; a 35-hour work week along with an annual free volunteer day to take your skills or interests to support others.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £21,000 pro-rata
  • Stirling with hybrid working
  • Closing 7th August 2022

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for? If you answered yes, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment.

Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

Our Project Support Officer will work on a day-to-day basis to support the implementation and development of our environment and place services which includes training, auditing, assessments and awards.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for enthusiastic and creative individuals with experience of providing administration support within a diverse team and/or organisation with experience of organising events, training and seminars.

You will have proven administration skills and excellent IT skills (including Microsoft word, excel etc.). Experience of resource coordination, time management and problem solving are essential elements of this role as is possessing excellent organisational skills. Having a general interest in environmental issues would be preferable.

Does this sound like you?

If you feel you have the elements to be our next Project Support Officer, we would love to hear from you. We have options for flexible and hybrid working, which allows you to have a mix and balance of home/remote working and coming to our wonderful, new office Hub in Stirling. We offer a fantastic benefits package in return for your talent. These include but are not limited to a generous pension scheme; hybrid working; development opportunities; a 35-hour work week along with an annual free volunteer day to take your skills or interests to support others.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Marketing Assistant (Internship)

  • Full time or Internship
  • £18,500
  • Stirling
  • Closing 7th September 2022

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for? If you answered yes, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment.

Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

Our Marketing Assistant will work on a day-to-day basis to support the marketing and promotion of our key services within our trading portfolio, particularly those identified as priorities for growing within our Trading Plan. This will include Climate Emergency Training, National Award for Environmental Excellence ® and Green Key.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for enthusiastic and creative individuals with experience in:

  • supporting the implementation of marketing plans;
  • maintaining and developing website content;
  • developing and promoting case studies and client testimonials;
  • organising workshops and training events;
  • current social media techniques and applications.

You will also need to have excellent general IT skills (including Microsoft Word, Excel etc.) and having a general interest in environmental issues would be preferable.

Does this sound like you?

If you feel you have the elements to be our next Marketing Assistant, we would love to hear from you. We have options for flexible and hybrid working, which allows you to have a mix and balance of home/remote working and coming to our wonderful, new office Hub in Stirling. We offer a fantastic benefits package in return for your talent. These include but are not limited to a generous pension scheme; hybrid working; development opportunities; a 35-hour work week along with an annual free volunteer day to take your skills or interests to support others.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Campaigns Officer (Cup Movement ® in the Highlands)

  • Full time
  • £27,000
  • Stirling - flexible and hybrid working
  • Closing 31st October 2022

Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for? If you answered yes, please read on……

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment.

Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

We have an ambition to create a Scotland that is litter free and has a circular economy, to build a carbon literate Scotland and help in the just transition to a Net Zero Nation.

This is an exciting new, pilot initiative; Cup Movement ® in the Highlands, that will implement a reusable cup scheme in the large-scale, remote, rural setting of the Highlands, focused on the iconic North Coast 500.

Piloting an effective, high-profile scheme across the Highlands will not only support efficiency and scalability but also help normalise and mainstream reuse on a large scale, building a critical mass to help drive uptake among both businesses and consumers.

By collaborating with North Coast 500 (NC500), we can ensure that our model is co-designed with local businesses, to serve not only local communities, but also the significant tourist population in the Highlands, thus providing a complete solution for the region.

This project is funded by Hubbub and Starbuck’s Bring it Back Fund.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for someone with passion, knowledge, and experience to help people and organisations across Scotland take positive action to reduce their impact on the environment and to move away from reliance on single use products and items. You will have experience of developing and implementing complex environmental campaigns as well as a good understanding of climate change, circular economy and pollution issues. You will be an experienced collaborator and have experience of working with regional and national networks and partners. You will be comfortable managing a range of projects and budgets.

Ideally, you will have some experience or knowledge of the Highlands area of Scotland as well as working in and with communities. Other desirable aspects include communications and PR experience, understanding of evaluation and monitoring techniques as well experience of working with volunteers and supporters.

Does this sound like you?

If you feel you have the elements to be our next Campaigns Officer, we would love to hear from you. We have options for flexible and hybrid working, which allows you to have a mix and balance of home/remote working and coming to our wonderful, new office Hub in Stirling. We offer a fantastic benefits package in return for your talent. These include but are not limited to a generous pension scheme; hybrid working; development opportunities; a 35-hour work week along with an annual free volunteer day to take your skills or interests to support others.

Shortlist