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Reference: 74959

Date Added: 13 March 2020
Closing Date: 1 April 2020

Job Title: Network Coordinator - Countryside Climate

Working For: UK100 Cities Network LTD

Location: London

Salary: £35,000 pro rata 3 days a week

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced policy professional to join UK100. You will 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.

Part time, 3 days (24 hours) per week
Fixed term contract until 31st December 2020

About the role
In this role, you will be instrumental in enabling countryside and rural issues are appropriately represented in UK100’s communications, advocacy and wider work. You will do this by sharing advocacy priorities of local political and business leaders and developing communications research to support leaders in tackling air pollution and the climate emergency.

About you
As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Strong understanding of relevant policy and politics re: air pollution and Climate Emergency
  • Understanding of the structures of local government
  • Policy development experience
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to represent the organisation with external stakeholders

Please note, this post will require flexibility in the ways hours are worked and some travel around the UK.

About us
UK100 is a network of highly ambitious local government leaders, who have pledged to secure the future for their communities by shifting to 100% clean energy by 2050. This is not just good for the planet but for the people and communities they serve, be they in villages, towns or cities. Local leaders are working together to create flourishing communities, seizing the opportunities of technology to create jobs and establishing a nationwide project of renewal, focussed on local needs and ambitions.

For more information on the work we do, please visit our website - www.uk100.org


Closing Date: 1 April 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews to be held at the UK100 offices on 8th April with a view to starting ASAP 

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 

Due to the high volume of applications we are unable to reply individually to each application, and we are only able to reply to candidates who have been invited to interview for a role.

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

Additional Notes