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Nature Targets Advocacy Officer

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors CSR & Sustainability
Salary Additional Information £28,590 pro rata
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Part Time / Per Day
Level Mid Level
Deadline 19/10/2020
Company Name Wales Environment Link
Contact Name Karen Whitfield
Email karen@waleslink.org
Website Further Details / Applications
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Wales Environment Link (WEL) is a network of 30 diverse NGOs with environmental, countryside and heritage interests, most of which have an all-Wales focus.

As an umbrella body WEL represents the shared interests of its member organisations. Its role is to support the many exciting and varied environmental organisations working in Wales to help them achieve their collective aims. WEL does this by facilitating collaborative working amongst its members and with like-minded partner organisations; and by presenting their joint positions on issues to government and key decision makers in Wales.

Nature Targets Advocacy Officer

Location:                       Some home working involved, along with co-working membership of Tramshed Tech in Central Cardiff

Position type:                Part-time contract (28 hrs per week) until 31st May 2021

Salary:                          £28,590 pro rata

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with experience of coordinating and motivating groups, and of working with policy and decision makers to build support for key environmental issues. The ideal candidate will be personable and diligent with the tenacity to progress difficult discussions between WEL members in order to achieve mutual decisions. The post holder will work closely with WEL members and Environment Links UK (ELUK) colleagues to develop WEL statements and briefings in an efficient and effective manner. You will be responsible for organising suitable events and opportunities to advocate agreed WEL/ELUK policy positions to decision makers in Wales.

As one of the main points of contact for our Working Group Chairs, other group members and Welsh Government officials you will be a confident, self-motivated, approachable, organised and meticulous coordinator and an extremely effective communicator with a demonstrable enthusiasm for the work of environmental campaigning organisations.

We warmly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates. We also welcome secondments.


Full job descriptions, person specifications and job application forms can be downloaded from www.waleslink.org/recruitment. Alternatively they may be requested by email: karen@waleslink.org.

Closing date:     Monday 19th October (9.00am)

Interviews:        Via Zoom videoconference, Thursday 22nd or Friday 23rd October

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