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The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has been the voice for our seas for nearly 30 years; championing sustainable fisheries, clean seas and beaches and protection for marine wildlife. 

All candidates are required to use our Application Form - regretfully we don't accept CVs - and we ask that you submit the application to us in an editable format (no pdf) for registration and shortlisting purposes. Please send your applications to hr@mcsuk.org


We are currently seeking to recruit the following new team members:

Data Officer

Trust & Grants Fundraiser

Information Officer (Scotland)

 

DATA OFFICER

Salary range:     £23,139 - £26,184 (Grade 5)
Location:            Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire

Closing date:     8 February 2015
Interviews:         Expected to be w/c 16 February

We are looking for a motivated and skilled Data Officer to play an active role in the management and development of our various data sources in order to provide support for our high-achieving teams.

This is an ideal role for an experienced Data Officer to work with us to maximise the use and value of the data held on our supporter database in order to provide real insight into supporter behaviours and characteristics.  You will be adept at analysing the data, identifying trends, tracking donations and enabling data segmentation and analysis.

You will also support information more widely across the organisation, covering a variety of websites and databases, producing queries, reports and searches for specific events.  The Data Officer will act as an advisor on data input and best practice for compliant data collection and storage, ensuring that MCS staff are informed and trained to use our information to its full potential.

You will be a self starter, used to working as part of a motivated team in a busy office environment, and confident in your ability to take a proactive approach when managing a varied and busy workload.
 

Key Skills

• Demonstrable experience in data planning and analysis, data strategy, campaign management and direct marketing
• High level statistical skills with the ability and confidence to make data-driven decisions which support effective marketing to our supporters
• Excellent communication skills, able to engage and explain technical issues to our team members
• Able and practiced at understanding and interpreting complex data structures

This is a very exciting time for the right candidate to join us, so if you would like to have an informal chat, please telephone our HR & Facilities Manager on 01989 561574
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TRUST & GRANTS FUNDRAISER

Contract:                    Permanent
Salary range:             £25,676 to £29,229 (Grade 4)
Location:                    Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
Closing date:             Sunday 15 February 2015
Interviews:                 W/C 23 February or W/C 2 March 2015

 

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has been the voice for our seas for 30 years; championing sustainable fisheries, clean seas and beaches and protection for marine wildlife.

 We have ambitious plans to substantially grow our income over the coming years from existing and new partnerships and we are looking for a motivated Trust & Grants Fundraiser to play a key part in the continuation of this work for MCS.

 This is an ideal role for someone with experience in business development and account management in a not-for-profit or commercial setting, expertly developing and managing our important relationships with charitable trusts and foundations.  Alongside the Fundraising Manager, you will be comfortable being actively involved in the development of our strategy for fundraising from grants, and proactive in its implementation.  Demonstrating the highest levels of customer service, you will manage our existing valuable relationships with grant givers and identify new trusts and foundations in order to grow our income.

You will be a self starter, used to working in a busy office environment and confident in your ability to take a proactive approach when managing a varied and busy workload.

Key Skills

  • Detailed and practical understanding of trust and grants fundraising – you might also have a professional qualification in fundraising
  • Proven track record of fundraising from charitable trusts, foundations and statutory bodies (experience with funding bids to Big Lottery/Heritage Lottery/EU/International would be an advantage)
  • Demonstrable ability to write compelling proposals and funding reports
  • Experienced in confidently representing the organisation to potential and existing funders
  • Demonstrable negotiating and influencing skills

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INFORMATION OFFICER (SCOTLAND)

 

Contract:          Fixed-Term Contract commencing April 2015 to 30 September 2015
Salary:              £13,000 - £14,500 (pro rata)
Location:          Based at Glenmorangie Distillery, Tain, Ross-shire, IV19 1PZ
 
Closing date:   1pm on Wednesday 11 February 2015

 

We have an exciting opportunity for an outgoing, target-driven person to share their passion for marine conservation as an ambassador for MCS at the Glenmorangie distillery in Tain, Ross-shire. 

 

Confident speaking with groups, you will deliver talks and presentations on the Dornoch Firth marine environment and the valuable partnership between MCS and Glenmorangie to visitors at the distillery.  Away from the distillery, you will also work to engage the local community in events and activities which promote the partnership’s initiatives, and encourage community interest and attendance at our Beachwatch events in September.

 

The ideal candidate will already have experience or the skills required for recruiting membership support, ideally in a face-to-face capacity or in a sales environment.  The role will involve some travel in the area and applicants must have a full driving license, and preferably regular access to a car.  This role may also require you to work some evening and weekends.

 

Key Skills:

 

·         Demonstrable customer service skills & excellent verbal communication abilities

·         Confident approaching members of the public in order to promote MCS and secure membership donations

·         Able to effectively manage own workload and operate autonomously

·         Self-motivated and with a flexible, creative approach to a diverse workload

·         Full driving licence and access to transport

 

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The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has been the voice for our seas for nearly 30 years; championing sustainable fisheries, clean seas and beaches and protection for marine

MCS is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. Eligibility to work in the UK is required.

Registered Charity No: 1004005 (England & Wales) SC037480 (Scotland)

For more Marine Conservation jobs, see environmentjob.co.uk

 

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