Are you passionate about combating climate change and protecting some of our most precious landscapes? Are you a capable and motivated communicator, able to translate complicated science and technical work into simple stories that inspire people to take action?
Salary: £25000 p.a. plus up to 9% pension contribution
Location: Skipton (3 days) York (2 days)
Full Time, Contract
Job ref: 17.6.44
Our client is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Communications Officer to promote the benefits of healthy peatlands to a national audience through the IUCN UK Peatland Programme and showcase the restoration work carried out by Yorkshire Peat Partnership to conserve them for future generations. This job will support a team in calling for more restoration and greater protection of peatlands, to safeguard the many benefits they provide to society.
You will be highly literate, an able networker and communicator, and team player, with an ability to work with a variety of people from across sectors building trusted relationships with partners. In addition you will be able to work independently, taking a lead on key items of work using your own initiative. You will also have an understanding of traditional and online media, and ideally knowledge of the nature conservation sector.
Application closing date: Noon on Monday 4 December 2017
Interview date: Thursday 14 December 2017
Previous applicants need not apply.
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Our client is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.
No agencies please.