Ocean Advocacy Manager

Ocean Conservation Trust


The Ocean Conservation Trust is a global Ocean conservation charity that exists to restore and
protect the Ocean. Our work is centred around people and positive action through pro-Ocean
behaviour and habitat restoration. We’re committed to conserving the marine environment and
inspiring others to do the same.

Our Ocean Advocacy Manager is a new role for the organisation created to enhance OCT’s
credentials as a leader in Ocean related behaviour change and conservation, maximising
engagement opportunities through creative programmes and the development of policy and
international relationships. 

The Ocean Advocacy Manager will play a key role in supporting the OCT’s advocacy activities, as
well as delivering key strategic objectives in the 5 year strategy. In the wider community, the
post holder will need to be approachable and engaging, and happy to work on the ground,
networking. It will also be essential to build solid working relationships with the team at the
Ocean Conservation Trust to ensure the best success for our advocacy work.

You will need to be self-motivated and enthusiastic to generate long-term working relationships
with all stakeholders. You will need to be a self-starter, as much of the time you will be
working autonomously and managing your own time. You will be provided with the necessary
resources and support from the team based in Plymouth.

The Ocean Advocacy Manager will report directly to the Head of Ocean Advocacy and Engagement
and will be a member of the extended management team.

This is a permanent position of 22.5 hours per week. The salary will range from £30,000 –
£35,000 per annum, depending on experience (the salary is paid pro rata and based on FTE of
37.5 hours per week). Hybrid and remote working will be considered, but regular travel to
Plymouth will be expected for team meetings and other face to face activity. A flexible working
pattern will also be considered.

For further information and to apply: Please select the apply button below which will take you to our website.

The closing date for applications is 9am (UTC), Monday 27th November 2023.

Interviews will take place week commencing 4th December 2023.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

In line with current legislation all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As
part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of

The OCT operates an Equality and Diversity Policy and is committed to promoting a diverse and
inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. All
applications will be judged solely on merit; however, we particularly welcome applications from
groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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