Job: Engagement officer

The British Ecological Society (BES) are pleased to announce the creation of a new position to support the development and delivery of two key projects:

Public Engagement

Following the 2013 BES centenary celebrations, to further develop public engagement with ecological science and support member-led engagement through: Planning activities for and attendance at festivals and other large events e.g. RHS Chelsea Flower Show; Facilitation of member-organised public engagement activities; Development and delivery of training in public engagement; Development of print, online and face to face activities and communications for non-academic groups.

Ecological Continuity Trust

To promote the value of the long-term ecological experimental sites (LTEs) in the UK to the scientific, policy, and land management communities and to public groups through: Developing the network of stakeholders in LTEs through engaging with scientists and land managers responsible for the maintenance of existing and new long-term ecological experimental platforms; Engaging public groups with the work of the ECT, including developing formal and informal educational activities making use of LTE sites; Administering the activities of the Ecological Continuity Trust (ECT), including management of grant applications to the Continuity Fund; Preparing annual reports on the activities and achievements of the Trust.

For more information, please visit the British Ecological Society website.

Closing date 03rd October