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.

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Education Support Officer

  • Full time
  • £21,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 25th July 2019

Excited by the thought of being a part of making Scotland clean, green and sustainable?

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 seeking an Education Support Officer to work within our Eco-Schools Scotland programme and Wrigley Litter Less Campaign. Supporting Scotland’s Learning for Sustainability Vision 2030 and the Climate Change Plan, Eco-Schools Scotland is part of an international programme that connects 19.5 million people across 67 countries. It is designed to encourage whole-school community action on Learning for Sustainability encouraging young people to engage in their environment. The programme starts in the classroom and expands to the whole school, eventually fostering change in the community at large.

Litter Less is a Foundation for Environmental Education campaign that we have operated in Scotland for the past six years. The Litter Less Campaign is aimed at reducing litter and encouraging long term behaviour change amongst young people around the world. The campaign is funded by the Wrigley Company Foundation.

The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting large-scale youth focused projects and have worked with assessment quality control systems and processes. In addition, you will have the ability to maintain, interpret and disseminate data and statistical information. You will also have experience of planning, developing and implementing training and working with national or international education frameworks. Ideally, you will also have an understanding of environmental education and community development.

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Canal College Officer – Youth Outreach

  • Part time
  • £25,000 pro-rata
  • Inverness
  • Closing 6th August 2019

We have two exciting opportunities for enthusiastic individuals to join us in Inverness to deliver the Canal College programme. Canal College is a learning and skills programme for young people including SQA accreditation and a range of practical cultural heritage conservation tasks along the Caledonian Canal and its surrounding greenspace.

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 more sustainable.

Our ideal candidate will have knowledge of Scotland’s built, natural and cultural environment. Experience of delivering learning, inspiring and engaging with disengaged young people is essential, along with proven experience of supervising contractors, training providers and volunteers, excellent administration skills, an ability to maintain accurate records and the ability to solve problems and maximise opportunities.

Due to the focus of the training programme we are keen to hear from candidates with knowledge of current legislation relating to Health and Safety, Heritage and Environment and the protection of children and vulnerable adults, and/or experience of delivering SQA qualifications.

Please note: we are recruiting for two Canal College Officers. One 0.8FTE (four days per week) and one 0.4 – 0.6FTE (two to three days per week) both based in Inverness and fixed term to 30 June 2020.

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Climate Change Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £27,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 21st August 2019

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 more sustainable.

We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and enthusiastic individual to join our team. You will play a key role in the development and delivery of our high-quality climate change services. In addition, you will engage with various audiences to carry out research and sector analysis to identify and develop the products and services you will be delivering.

Our ideal candidate will have experience of monitoring and reporting on climate/carbon/energy as well as a background working on climate change issues within either a networking development or training/capacity building context. You will require excellent research, data analysis and report production skills along with knowledge of Scottish climate change policies/programmes, carbon management , reporting protocols and professional standards. As an experienced presenter of complex information, you will be comfortable at public speaking and group facilitation.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Alastair Seaman, Climate Change Manager on 01786 471333.

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Project Officer - Campaigns

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £27,000
  • Based in Stirling
  • Closing 11th September 2019

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 more sustainable.

We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and enthusiastic individual to join our team. You will play a key role in supporting Upstream Battle, our national behaviour change campaign and helping shape and develop the next phase of the campaign into 2021 and 2022 which means there is the possibility that this role will extend beyond 31 March 2020.

Upstream Battle is our ambitious campaign to change behaviour and prevent marine litter at source. Focused on the entire length of the River Clyde and its tributaries, we will raise awareness, gather evidence and inspire action. Connecting communities, individuals, schools, and the private and public sectors, everyone has a part to play in keeping the Clyde clean and protecting our seas.

Our ideal candidate will have good working knowledge of developing, organising and delivering large-scale campaigns and initiatives, along with experience of managing complex projects and financial and budget management. Experience of coordinating and supporting volunteer participation and maintaining and developing press, media and PR activity is also required. An understanding of environmental issues and policy relating to litter, plastics pollution, circular economy and climate change is essential as is experience of developing website content.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Paul Wallace, Campaigns & Social Innovation Manager on 01786 471333.

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Top job! Education Development Officer (Carbon Literacy)

  • Part time
  • £25,000 pro-rata
  • Stirling
  • Closing 29th September 2019

Want to help Scotland respond to the climate crisis? Excited by the thought of being part of making Scotland clean, green and sustainable?

Scotland has declared a climate emergency to tackle the global climate crisis and in response to this, we are extending our Climate Ready Classrooms initiative to secondary schools across Scotland. Supported by the Scottish Government, this 18-month initiative will help pupils and teachers to develop their understanding of climate change, its causes and potential impacts. If you are passionate about tackling climate change, have a flair for presenting, understand climate change science and education policy & practice, then we may have the ideal job for you - we’re looking for two Education Development Officers to join us. Interested? Please read on.

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.

Our Climate Ready Classrooms project prepares young people to join a national network of carbon literate ambassadors who plan and act on climate change issues within their own schools and communities. It is a one-day accredited Carbon Literacy training course for secondary schools which has been designed for young people aged 14–17 years, along with their teachers, head teachers, CLD practitioners and youth and children’s workers.

The post requires an understanding of Curriculum for Excellence and Learning for Sustainability and current climate change policy. It also requires the ability to present complex information clearly to a range of audiences and develop sustainable development education initiatives.

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Beaches and Parks Officer

  • Full time
  • £21,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 20th October 2019

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and enthusiastic individual to join our team. You will play a key role in developing and delivering our environmental management programmes for beaches and parks, including Scotland’s Beach Award and Green Flag Award for parks and greenspaces. If you are passionate about creating great places, we could be the organisation for you.

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 more sustainable.

Our environmental management programmes for beaches and parks, aim to offer support, networking and recognition for excellent standards. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and delivery of Scotland’s Beach Award and the internationally recognised Green Flag Award for parks and green spaces.

Our ideal candidate will be passionate about driving up the standard of beaches and parks in Scotland, by offering support to a wide range of applicants, from local authorities, to community groups. The successful candidate will have experience in managing a suite of complex projects with the ability to create, maintain and enhance working partnerships. Experience of coordinating and supporting skilled volunteers is essential. An understanding of current environmental issues and policies relating to beach and greenspace management is desirable.

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

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Policy & Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £21,000 – £23,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 27th October 2019

Excited by the thought of being part of making Scotland clean, green and sustainable?

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. Interested, then please read on.

We’re looking for a Policy & Communications Officer to join our Policy, Communications and Fundraising team. If you have an understanding and interest in current Scottish Government environmental and sustainable development policies, strategies and plans, strong presentation skills and experience writing and developing web, newsletter and social media content, then we may have just the job you are looking for.

The post requires experience of policy development and/or research and analysis with the ability to produce high quality briefing papers and written reports. It also requires good research skills combined with the ability to deal with multiple projects without supervision along with sound Microsoft Office 365 and database knowledge.

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Top job! Chief Executive

  • Full time
  • £70,000 – £80,000
  • Glendevon House, Castle Business Park, Stirling, FK9 4TZ, with a requirement to travel locally, nationally and at times abroad.
  • Closing 21st November 2019

Keep Scotland Beautiful is seeking a Chief Executive to lead the organisation in delivering our strategy to make Scotland a cleaner, greener place to live, work and visit.

This is a demanding and exciting opportunity to lead a first-class environmental charity during a crucial time for the organisation with the environmental challenges faced in Scotland and across the world, as such we require a highly effective leader.

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