Climate Festival Officer - fixed term to 31.03.22

Salary: circa £24,000 per annum (depending on experience/skills)

Based in: 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 date for applications: 04 August, 2021

Interviews: Online interviews will be held week commencing 16 August 2021

Further information: Community and Place

We are looking to recruit two Climate Festival Officers to join us on a full-time basis, fixed term to 31 March 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 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.

Does this sound like you?

Then download the application pack below and send your completed documents to jobs@keepscotlandbeautiful.org before our application submission deadline of noon on Wednesday 04 August 2021.

Applicants should note that if shortlisted for interview we shall be holding online interviews week commencing 16 August 2021.

If you’d like a little bit more of on an insight into our exciting opportunity, please email us at jobs@keepscotlandbeautiful.org 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

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

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