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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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.

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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.

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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.

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Climate Festival 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 Climate Festival Officers 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.

Please note: We are recruiting two roles for this exciting project and the salary and priorities for each role will be determined following interview.

What you’ll need to have

We are looking for individuals who have 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 holders to have the ability to travel with full, valid UK driving licence.

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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.

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