Sustainable Seafood Advocate

Contract: 3 year fixed-term
Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week)
Salary: up to £33,300 dependent on experience (includes London Weighting)
Location: London SE1, with regular travel to Ross on Wye approx once every two months
Closing: Sunday 8 September 2019
Interviews: Monday 30 September to Wednesday 2 October 2019

We ultimately want sustainable seafood to be the only choice for consumers and we are looking for an experienced and successful advocate to play a key part in our work to influence UK businesses and the general public to adopt responsible seafood buying practices. This role will develop exciting campaigns and communications and develop influential relationships which support our seafood buying advice, promote our Good Fish Guide and extend its reach.

Our aims are ambitious, and require campaigns that are bold and progressive, creating a positive impact with our wide range of stakeholders, from businesses to NGOs and the general public. You will be part of a passionate team - able to draw on our existing high-level expertise in fisheries & aquaculture, campaigning, and communications – where you will act as a key spokesperson to bring new focus on our work.

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is at the heart of the movement to protect and restore our seas. We are the UK’s leading marine charity and we have played a central role in bringing about the current focus on marine plastics. We are determined to drive that momentum - ensuring that our actions create changes that will protect the future of our planet.

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For any enquiries email or telephone 01989 561574.


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)

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