Chief Officer

Scottish Environment LINK

£38,000 - £45,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 01738 630804 Alice Walsh

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

Closing date: Thursday, 27th September 2018   5 days left

Chief Officer with Scottish Environment LINK

Scotland’s third sector environmental network is recruiting a new Chief Officer as the present post-holder moves on. This is an exciting opportunity to manage a diverse and vibrant network and to support its onward development.

We are seeking an experienced and motivated person, who appreciates the nature of partnership working, thrives on demand, is skilled in leading and supporting a team, an excellent organizer and an adept communicator. The successful applicant will be educated to degree level or equivalent, with well-developed analytical and planning abilities, knowledge and understanding of financial systems, fundraising and experience in operating budgets. They will have good working knowledge of Scottish and UK political contexts and structures; and awareness of the environmental policy landscape at Scottish, UK and international levels.

This is a dynamic and rewarding position requiring energy, patience, imagination and drive.

Full-time, based in Perth

Salary £38,000-£45,000 depending on skills and experience

Informal enquiries: Contact Charles Dundas

Download details & application form here

Closing date for applications: Thursday 27 September

Interviews will be held on Thursday 11 October in Perth


Scottish Environment LINK is the network for Scotland’s third sector, environmental organsations. It is a membership organisation, with over 35 constituent bodies and a collective membership of around half a million people. LINK members work together to champion the development of a sustainable Scotland. LINK is a Scottish Charity SC000296 and a Scottish Company SC250899.


The deadline for applications is Thursday 27 September.

Completed application packs should be submitted to Alice Walsh, Development Officer, by Thursday 27 September.

All candidates will be informed by Friday 5 October of the outcome of their application.

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