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Community Engagement Officer

Reference number: A4830120

Location: Aberdeen

We are looking for someone with a real drive for nature who can lead our communications and events activities in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

Working with partners, staff and volunteers you will engage with people, about wildlife and the work of RSPB Scotland, inspiring them to support our work through membership, volunteering and donations. You will be happy to work to income and recruitment targets and to travel independently to indoor and outdoor events throughout the year. You will manage volunteers for community fundraising and events, and be able to work either alone or as part of a larger team.

An excellent communicator, you will have proven experience of handling partnership relationships, speaking to the public and writing for the press and social media. A creative and innovative people person, you will liaise with conservation colleagues to run activities and publicise events across the area to support our work protecting species, landscapes and marine habitats.

If this sounds like the right role for you, and you want to work for an organisation where you can make a real difference to Saving Nature, then we look forward to receiving your application.

The RSPB is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to the appropriate safeguarding checks upon appointment.

Salary starting at

£19,602 to £21,236 per annum

Hours & contract information

Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 23 February 2020
Interview date: 12 March 2020

How to apply

Our job information pack and accompanying role profile tell you all about the key result areas and the skills and experience needed for the role. Please make sure you include reference number A4830120 on your application.

Role Profile (Word 147Kb, requires Microsoft Word)

Job information pack (PDF 636Kb, requires Adobe Reader)

Application details (Word 33Kb, requires Microsoft Word)

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare both spent and unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Who to contact

For questions about this post
Ian Francis

Send application details to
Anne Porteous