Activism Organiser

4 days per week, £24,425-30,538 pro rata, Edinburgh

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.

A full job description is here. To apply, please fill in the application form and send it to info@foe.scot. We do not accept CVs as part of a job application.

Applications close: noon Monday 27th August
Interviews:  Thursday 6th September

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About Friends of the Earth Scotland

Friends of the Earth Scotland exists to campaign, with partners here and across the globe, for a just transition to a sustainable society.

We work in Scotland for socially just solutions to environmental problems and to create a green economy, we campaign to end degradation of our environment and to create a society which cherishes and protects the natural world on which we depend, and we think globally and act locally, enabling people to take individual and collective action.

FoE Scotland employs 16 staff including three we host for other organisations.

Volunteering

We often need help at events (promotion, set up, staffing stalls, raffle ticket sales, etc.). This is a great way to meet like-minded people and practice engaging the public in environmental issues, and we provide all relevant training. Take a look at the Events Volunteer role description and write us an email if you’d like to be added to our volunteer mailing list.

We only infrequently have specific, office-based volunteering positions available. These are advertised on this page when they become available. Please sign up to our mailing list to receive updates, or check out our network of local groups for more ways to get involved near you.

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