Ocean Project Officer (Plastics and Marine Wildlife Campaigns)

Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)

Islington, London
£35,000 - £37,000 pa (pro rata) depending on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: environmental policy & campaigning, marine conservation

Closing date: Monday, 22nd April 2024   5 days left

EIA is seeking an Oceans Project Officer (Plastic and Marine Wildlife Campaigns) to join a fast-paced team that is currently spilt into two programmes – marine wildlife and plastics. The role is spilt approx. 80% on the plastics programme and 20% on marine wildlife. The work covers issues from the negotiations towards a new plastics treaty to investigations into the plastic waste and fish maw trades, as well as national and regional policy and advocacy. The work of the team is international and technical in scope and brings in campaigning and legal experts as well as working closely with other teams, such as intelligence and investigations.

Role purpose:

This role will provide support to ensure efficient implementation of the Ocean campaign strategies. The position is dynamic and requires coordination across both internal teams and external partners, as well as a strong grasp on financial and administrative skills. The role will have responsibility for supporting all of the varied administrative, financial and project management needs for implementation of the campaigns.

About you:

The ideal candidate will have experience of financial and grant management and excellent organisational and time management skills, ideally with some project management experience. Good oral and written communication skills, including knowledge and experience of key social media platforms is essential. An ability to prepare accurate, relevant and clearly presented financial and narrative reports as well we the ability to articulate financial concepts is also required.

What we offer:

This is a full-time permanent position.

You will receive a salary of £35,000 - £37,000 per annum (pro rata) dependent on experience. Benefits include 25 days holiday with additional days off between Christmas and New Year and additional days for long service, as well as flexible and hybrid working arrangements and a mental health and wellbeing support programme.

Please refer to the job description for further details of how to apply.

We investigate and campaign against environmental crime and abuse.

Our undercover investigations expose transnational wildlife crime, with a focus on elephants and tigers, and forest crimes such as illegal logging and deforestation for cash crops like palm oil. We work to safeguard global marine ecosystems by addressing the threats posed by plastic pollution, bycatch and commercial exploitation of whales, dolphins and porpoises. Finally, we reduce the impact of climate change by campaigning to eliminate powerful refrigerant greenhouse gases, exposing related illicit trade and improving energy efficiency in the cooling sector.

Location: Islington, London
Contract: Permanent, Full time
Salary: £35,000 - £37,000 per annum (pro rata) depending on experience
Hours: 40 (including lunch breaks)
Benefits: 25 days holiday plus bank holiday and days off between Xmas and New Year (pro rata) and an additional day off per year up to a max of 29 days, mental health and wellbeing support programme, flexible and hybrid working arrangements, enhanced pension contributions, free financial guidance

Closing date: 22-04-2024

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