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Climate Festival Officer

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

  • Advertised from 30th August 2021
  • Salary: circa £24,000 per annum (depending on experience/skills) Fixed term to 31.03.2022.


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. 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.

Application notes

Does this sound like you?

Then download the application pack from our website and email it to before our application submission deadline of midnight on Sunday 12 September 2021.

Applicants should note that if shortlisted for interview we shall be holding online interviews week commencing 20 September 2021.

If you’d like a little bit more of on an insight into our exciting opportunity, please email us at stating your name, contact telephone number and post title you are interested in and we will call you back.

We are sorry but we don’t accept CVs and previous applicants need not re-apply.

Keep Scotland Beautiful is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

Keep Scotland Beautiful

Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation: Number SC030332

VAT Registration Number: 284 0654 93