Job vacancy - Policy Officer

Based in Horncastle, Lincolnshire with flexible working options

Circa £25,000 pa

Fixed term (18 months) position

Do you want to do more for nature?  Do you want more, bigger, better and joined areas where wildlife thrives in Lincolnshire and can you persuade others to help make this happen?  Do you know nature is part of the solution to many of the issues facing society today?  Do you want to be part of helping society change and address the biodiversity and climate change crisis?

The Greater Lincolnshire Nature Partnership is seeking someone with strong interpersonal, public speaking and written communication skills to join its team.  You will excel at managing competing deadlines and delivering tasks on time to a high quality.  You will be working to re-connect people with nature and advocating for nature from the Humber to The Wash.

This post requires an individual with sound knowledge and understanding of environmental legislation in England and the new Environment Act with a handle on the Government’s 25-Year Environment Plan.  It will be critical to have experience of working with and engaging people.  Experience working with different types of media and engagement is required.  As well as having excellent communication skills, you will have a high level of commitment to nature’s recovery and a desire to achieve change.  A relevant environmental qualification or equivalent working experience and a full current UK driving licence are also required.

The GLNP is a government accredited Local Nature Partnership. The Partnership is hosted, and its staff employed, by the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust.

See downloads below for further job details and application form.

Closing date for applications: 12.00 mid-day on 26 January 2022