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Public Affairs Manager (Scotland)

A great opportunity has arisen in the Edinburgh office. Have you got the necessary skills to succeed in this exciting role, at the forefront of environmental politics?

WWF is the world’s leading independent conservation organisation, with more than five million supporters and a global network active in more than one hundred countries. Through our engagement with the public, businesses and government, we focus on safeguarding the natural world, creating solutions to the most serious environmental issues facing our planet, so that people and nature thrive.  This is your chance to play your part.


Public Affairs Manager (Scotland)

1 year fixed term, maternity cover

Salary: £34,688

The successful candidate will have previous experience working in public affairs ideally in the charity sector, as well as a proven ability to develop advocacy strategies. A pragmatic, problem solving attitude is essential, in addition to building relationships with stakeholders, both internal and external. You will use your specialist knowledge of politics, Scottish parliament and government to manage projects and present sometimes complex topics to political audiences. A good awareness of Scotland’s environmental and climate legislation will be paramount to succeeding in this role.

Closing date: 10/08/2014

Interview date: 21/08/2014

Start date: September 2014

If you’d like to help us inspire positive change, you can view further information in the attached role insight. To apply, please send your CV and covering letter quoting Ref: WWF-1939, to

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At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.


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