VACANCY: Have you got what it takes to be an advocate for Ireland’s birds and biodiversity?

Published by Ian Carey on

January 3rd 2017

Birdwatch Ireland are seeking a Policy Officer to work advocating for the conservation of birds, their habitats and wider biodiversity in Ireland.

The main responsibilities of the role include:

  1. Developing BirdWatch Ireland’s position on environmental issues by working with BirdWatch Ireland staff and BirdLife International.
  2. Inputting to national and EU policy development and implementation through casework, policy submissions and the work of BirdLife International.
  3. Working with other NGOs to pursue joint policy objectives and developing partnerships with other sectors and institutions, as well as government agencies and departments in order to implement policy changes.
  4. Implementing a programme of national advocacy that feeds into the wider advocacy programme of the team.
  5. Delivering a range of projects that promote and progress BirdWatch Ireland’s Policy objectives and work programmes and contribute to the delivery of its 2015-2020 Vision Strategy.
  6. Communicating key elements of the policy work of BirdWatch Ireland through social media and media relations.
  7. Working with a range of stakeholders to facilitate the delivery of conservation actions for bird conservation.

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Ian Carey

Ian is the editor of the Green News. He works as Communications Manger with the Irish Environmental Network.