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Reference: 76155

Date Added: 9 October 2020
Closing Date: 1 November 2020

Job Title: Countryside Climate Network Coordinator

Working For: UK100

Location: London

Salary: £35,000 pro rata 3 days a week. Fixed term contract - 6 months

Job Details

To develop and manage a network of local leaders and organisations in countryside and rural areas committed to taking ambitious action to tackle air pollution and the Climate Emergency.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage a network of local leaders and organisations in countryside and rural areas that share policy expertise and best practice around climate action, feeding into UK100’s wider programme of work.
  • Map and implement actions that enable countryside and rural issues to be appropriately represented in UK100’s communications, advocacy and wider work.
  • Develop the shared advocacy priorities of local political and business leaders in countryside and rural areas to enable plans to be taken forward that tackle air pollution and the climate emergency with ambition and urgency.
  • To support rural local leaders in using the outputs of UK100’s communications research, insights and materials in support of ambitious action to tackle the climate emergency and air pollution in their communities.
  • Manage impactful projects: to time, on budget and that meet agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Represent UK100 at meetings and public events to promote ambitious action to tackle air pollution and the Climate Emergency from Local Authorities, national Government and business.
  • To support and comply with UK100’s guidance on branding, tone of voice and key messages, positively contributing towards raising UK100’s profile.

Essential criteria: 

Knowledge

  • Strong understanding of relevant policy and politics re: air pollution and Climate Emergency
  • Understanding of the structures of local government
  • Understanding of opportunities and challenges for action on air pollution and the climate emergency in rural areas

Experience

  • Policy development
  • Working in partnership with others
  • Working in a lobbying or advocacy role

Skills and abilities

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships
  • Effective project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to represent the organisation with external stakeholders

Please see full details of the job specification here: https://www.uk100.org/work-with-us/

Closing Date: 1 November 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews: Held virtually, week commencing 2nd November

Application Details

Please send a CV (max 2 pages) and a cover letter that sets out how you would take forward the role and what you see as the main priorities (max 1 page) to: jobs@uk100.org

Website: https://www.uk100.org/

Additional Notes