Policy & Advocacy Officers

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

£28,775 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.wwt.org.uk recruitment@wwt.org.uk

Reference: P&AO/HQ

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Monday, 28th January 2019   7 days left

This is a critical time for our amazing wetlands, and we need the support of decision makers, businesses, other NGOs and wider society to achieve our vision. Our Policy & Advocacy team works to engage with and influence these audiences, developing and advocating policy positions, building external relationships and advising internal colleagues seeking to build broader support for WWT.

We are looking to build our capacity here, and grow our team. This is an exciting time to be joining WWT, and if you are a creative thinker, a persuasive advocate and a committed campaigner with a passion for conservation, we’d love to hear from you.

We have currently have two vacancies, one permanent role and one fixed term contract for maternity cover so please state on your application form which role/s you would like to be considered for.

We have a flexible approach to where you are based but you must be prepared to travel to our HQ at Slimbridge in Gloucestershire and to London on a regular basis.

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service (pro-rata for Fixed Term Contract)
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

Interview Date: 11th and 12th February 2019

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