BEFS: Policy & Advocacy Officer

BEFS logo£28,000 pro rata (£22,400 0.8 FTE)
30 hours per week
Office Base: Edinburgh City Centre

Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) is a strategic intermediary body for Scotland’s built environment sector, bringing together voluntary and professional non-governmental organisations that operate at the national level. As an umbrella organisation, BEFS informs, mediates and advocates on strategic issues and policies affecting the built environment. Our aim is to communicate the importance of the conservation and enhancement of Scotland’s historic environment to policy makers at all levels of government, private owners and investors, and amongst professionals and voluntary organisations.

BEFS seeks to appoint a Policy & Advocacy Officer to lead on policy development initiatives within the forum. Working closely with the Director and team, and BEFS member representatives, the new post holder will ensure a strong level of stakeholder engagement and co-ordinated input into strategic advocacy activities.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Euan Leitch, Director, BEFS on 0131 220 6241 or

To apply: Please download the full job description and please complete the application form (CVs will not be accepted)

Closing date for applications: Noon, Thursday 27th July 2017

Interview date: Thursday 10th August

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