Activism Organiser

Friends of the Earth Scotland

£24,425 - £30,538 pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Permanent

Sectors: environmental policy & campaigning, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Monday, 27th August 2018   6 days left

Friends of the Earth Scotland is looking for an Activism Organiser to join our friendly and successful team in Edinburgh.

You will help organise and inspire our network of activists, and integrate activism across our campaigns as we work towards a Fossil Free Scotland. You will deliver our Campaign Organisers training programme in 2019. You will manage the Young Friends of the Earth Network Co-ordinator. You will be energetic and very organised with excellent communication skills. You will have a naturally collaborative working style, and will thrive in a small, creative team. A good knowledge of environmental activism in Scotland and climate change issues would be a significant advantage.

This is a 4 day per week role with some flexible working required.

To apply please go to for more information, including a job description and application form. Please note: we do not accept CVs as part of a job application.

Closing date: noon 27th August

Interviews: 6th September

Friends of the Earth Scotland is Scotland's leading environmental campaigning group, working to help people in Scotland look after the planet for everyone’s future. We think globally, and act in Scotland, delivering solutions to climate change and other environmental problems, by enabling and empowering people to take individual and collective action. We are part of a global grassroots network operating in 75 countries. From community renewables to fracking and from air pollution to fossil fuel divestment, we are making a real difference.

  • We are committed to democracy, accountability and equality
  • We strive to work with communities in our campaigning for positive change
  • Our work will always be based on objective evidence and a long-term, global perspective
  • We believe that everyone has an equal right to a healthy environment and a fair share in the world’s resources

We have 14 staff and 10 local groups, and are based in central Edinburgh.

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