Director of External Affairs

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Up to £55,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent Heather Freeman-Dawson

Reference: NTXEX423727

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Friday, 21st June 2019   2 days left

Director of External Affairs
Up to £55,000 per annum
Full Time, Permanent
Closing date: Friday 21st June at midday

Scotland’s leading nature conservation charity is looking for a dynamic, passionate and effective Director of External Affairs.

For over 50 years, the Scottish Wildlife Trust has worked with its members, partners and supporters in pursuit of its vision of healthy, resilient ecosystems across Scotland’s land and seas. The Trust successfully champions the cause of wildlife through policy and campaigning work, demonstrates best practice through practical conservation and innovative partnerships, and inspires people to take positive action through its education and engagement activities. The Trust manages a network of around 120 wildlife reserves across Scotland and is a member of the UK-wide Wildlife Trusts movement.

We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our Senior Management Team to lead the transformation of how the Scottish Wildlife Trust engages with external audiences in order to tackle the ecological crisis we face.

Nature conservation has never been more important and this is an exceptional opportunity to join an organisation full of talented and committed people working towards a common goal. If you are an innovative, collaborative and impact-focused leader, who would like to play a key role in achieving the Trust’s vision of a network of healthy, resilient ecosystems across Scotland’s land and seas, we would love to hear from you.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A strong track record of achieving strategic impact in engagement with external audiences
  • A proven ability to innovate and inspire
  • Excellent people leadership and management skills which support and enable others to achieve their best
  • A strong personal commitment to environmental issues

However, for further details today, please download the full role description, or for more information phone 0131 312 4731 during office hours.

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