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Executive Director – COAST

Based on the Isle of Arran, COAST is a multi-award-winning marine conservation group restoring the health and diversity of Arran’s inshore waters. Embedded in and driven by our island community we established Scotland’s first and only community-led No Take Zone in 2008 and the South Arran Marine Protected Area in 2016.

This is a wonderful opportunity to align your skills and life style leading an internationally acclaimed conservation group. We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and effective person, able to manage and provide leadership to assist the organisation meet its wider ambitions. You will be supporting a friendly and well-qualified small staff team, working across diverse stakeholder groups including volunteers and our local community constituency. You will be acting as a public spokesperson for the organisation and able to oversee project development and implementation. A background in marine conservation is not essential, although a passion for the marine environment is.

To apply
To apply, a full CV with a covering letter detailing how you meet our requirements should be sent by email to Andrew Binnie at [email protected] by the 15th of November. Online interviews are likely to be held the week commencing the 22nd of November. If you would like to discuss this position with us informally please email us at the same address.

Click here to download the Job Application Pack.


Closing date: 15/11/2021
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