Salary: £32K-£35K depending on skills and experience
Based in: London, UK
Deadline for applications: 9 September 2019
Reports to: Senior Wildlife Campaigner
Main purpose of this position
The Wildlife Campaigner’s principal activities will include: conducting research and analysis; drafting materials for a variety of audiences; attending relevant national and international meetings and events; communicating effectively with key audiences for advocacy purposes; liaising with EIA staff members and external stakeholders as appropriate; assisting the team with assigned administrative, co-ordination and project monitoring and management tasks; and contributing to strategic planning.
- Educated to degree level in a relevant field such as communications; journalism; law / public policy or science with a focus on environmental, or conservation issues.
- Experienced in a similar role in a campaigning organisation or media / communications field.
- Proven research skills
- Proven written communication skills.
- Experience of summarising complex policy or technical research and analysis into appropriate messaging and communications materials for different target audiences
- Proven verbal communication and advocacy skills, including ability to justify rationale and recommendations
- Personable and persuasive approach with an ability to confidently engage contacts from various fields
- Ability to work independently with strong time-management and organisation skills, with attention to detail
- Experience of building and maintaining effective working relationships with diverse external contacts
- Works well in a team.
- Legal right to work in the UK
- Prepared to travel outside the UK at short notice.
- Working knowledge or fluency in at least one of the following languages: Chinese, Vietnamese, French, Portuguese
- Experience in illegal wildlife trade issues, wildlife conservation and/or changing behaviour/practices.
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