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Advocacy Manager

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

  • Advertised from 21st June 2019
  • Permanent


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.

Application notes

For full details please see our website where you will find the Job description, Person Specification, and application pack. Applications should be made via our application form and returned to Karen Paterson by 14th July 2019 along with a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for this post.

To discuss the post informally contact Karen Paterson,, tel 01738 630804. To apply, see our website.

Closing date: Midnight, 14th July 2019

Interview date: Week commencing 22nd July 2019