Size of Wales Job Opportunity: Advocacy Policy and Outreach Officer

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Size of Wales Job Opportunity: Advocacy Policy and Outreach Officer

Size of Wales are looking for an Advocacy, Policy and Outreach Officer to join our growing team. This role will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination of Size of Wales’ policy & advocacy outreach activities. These activities focus on a new campaign, launched by Size of Wales in 2020, to make Wales a “deforestation free nation” – moving Wales towards eliminating imported deforestation from our economy. The campaign encourages public bodies, businesses, community groups and individuals in Wales to commit to taking steps to eliminate imported deforestation from their supply chains. The campaign focuses in particular on imported beef, soy, palm oil, cacao and coffee.

The successful candidate will have a passion for environmental sustainability and experience of delivering successful advocacy, policy and community outreach work, ideally in Wales. We are looking for a creative and strategic thinker with excellent research, analytical and written communication skills.   You will be highly organised, able to manage your own workload and be ready to help drive forward this exciting and expanding area of Size of Wales’ work. We strongly encourage applications from Welsh speakers for this role.

The role is for 3 or 4 days a week and is offered as a fixed term employment contract for approximately 7 months (until June 2021) or as a secondment. The role may become a long-term position, subject to funding. Salary for the role is in the range of £22,000 – £27,000 (pro rata) dependent on experience. The package of benefits includes a 6% pension contribution, 30 days annual leave including bank holidays (pro rata) and a flexible working’ policy. The role is home based but working with a team based in and around Cardiff.

Applications by letter and supporting CV to recruitment@sizeofwales.org.uk (please put ‘Advocacy Officer, Size of Wales’ in the subject line.) Closing date for applications is 8th November 2020 but interviews are likely to be conducted on a rolling basis prior to the closing date and an appointment made sooner if a strong candidate is found.

For more information visit the Size of Wales website.