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Public Affairs Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,083 – £35,574
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th May 2021

  • Advertised from 12th April 2021
  • Permanent


Friends of the Earth Scotland is looking for a Public Affairs Manager to join our friendly and successful team in Edinburgh. This is a key role aimed at maintaining and deepening our political engagement.

You will work closely with the FoE Scotland Director, Head of Campaigns and Campaigners, and will initially focus on establishing strong relations with the new and continuing MSPs in the post-election Scottish Parliament including advocacy work around the UN COP26 Climate Conference.

You will be an excellent communicator, with a flair for policy and sound political judgement. You will have held a relevant policy or parliamentary role within an organisation or will have direct experience working in the Scottish Parliament or Government. You will have a naturally collaborative working style, and will thrive in a growing, dynamic and creative team. You will be motivated by our vision for a world in which everyone has a healthy environment and a fair share of the world’s resources.

This is a full-time (5 days per week) role with some flexible working required.

Application notes

To apply please see below or go to for more information, including a job description and application form. Please note: we do not accept CVs as part of a job application.

Closing date: noon 17th May 2021

Interviews: 2nd June 2021