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The Partnership is growing – join our team!

Would you, or someone you know, like to join our friendly team and support Bristol on the journey to becoming zero carbon, nature-rich and socially just?

Bristol Climate & Nature Partnership is a unique network of 1,100+ member organisations in Bristol and the surrounding region. Our purpose is to catalyse collective citywide action towards a zero carbon, socially just Bristol where our communities and nature thrive.

We collaborate with policy makers, the public sector, businesses, charities, communities, and underrepresented groups to create positive change across climate, nature and social justice.

We are a growing and ambitious team working on impactful citywide projects on climate, nature and social justice. We have a new brand launching soon, including a new name and website, and will be expanding our work around climate action with both businesses and communities in the next 18 months through new collaborations and grant-funded projects.

To help us engage new audiences and deepen the impact of our work with existing partners, we are recruiting for two new roles. These are:

  • Communications & Engagement Officer: who will work closely with our Communications & Engagement Manager, playing a key role in implementing the new brand and providing communications and engagement support across a range of projects and activities. 28 hours or 35 hours per week. £24,675 – 27,000 p.a. (pro rata). 18 month fixed term contract. Download the job description.
  • Senior Project Coordinator, Net Zero Community Engagement: who will work closely with our Community Climate Action Project team and external partners on a new project to engage community organisations and support them to take climate action as part of the city and regional ambitions to reach net zero in a fast and fair way. 28 hours per week. £30,000 – 32,550 p.a. (pro rata). 18 month fixed term contract. Download the job description.

We recognise the importance of an inclusive society, creating opportunities and access for all individuals. We are committed to promoting equality, valuing diversity and ensuring accessibility. We strive to ensure that our organisation reflects the diversity of the city in which we operate (considering all protected characteristics). We encourage and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. Please contact us for an informal chat about the role (contact details below).

For more information on each role, please download the job descriptions using the links above.

Learn more about Bristol Climate & Nature Partnership CIC at http://bristolclimatenature.org


Our organisation aims to create an inclusive working environment where all employees have the space to breathe, learn, share, and grow. Benefits include:

  • Company Healthcare Cash Plan and Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Two team wellbeing half days each year.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.Climate Perks scheme, offering paid ‘journey days’ to staff who travel on holiday by train, coach or boat instead of flying.
  • Training and development opportunities and collaborative working groups (focusing on Just Transition and Climate Action Plan).

Employees benefit from a flexible approach to working hours and scope to work remotely by agreement, however some office-based working will be important (particularly on Tuesdays and Wednesdays).

How to apply

Send us your CV (or a summary of your experience) and cover letter along with an optional equalities monitoring form to contact@bristolclimatenature.org with the job title in the subject line. Please note the deadline for applications is different for each role. The deadlines are:

  • Monday 5 February 2024, 9am for the Senior Project Coordinator role
  • Thursday 8 February, 9am for the Communications & Engagement Officer role

Download the equalities form in Microsoft Word or PDF.

The cover letter should be no more than 2 pages outlining your interest in the role, and the suitability of your skills and experience (you may wish to use the person specification as sub-headings for this).

Your cover letter and CV should be in Microsoft Word format where possible (not PDF), this is to support us to anonymise the applications ahead of shortlisting to minimise unconscious bias affecting the shortlisting process.
Please include:

  • Any working preferences (i.e. hours / days available to work per week).
  • Your availability to start.
  • Name and contact details for two referees (we will notify you before contacting them).
  • Any dates that you would not be available for interview. Interviews will ideally be held online on:
    • 19 and 21 February 2024 for the Communications & Engagement Officer role.
    • 22 or 23 February 2024 for the Senior Project Coordinator role.

If you have any questions or would like an informal discussion about the role, please e-mail questions to contact@bristolclimatenature.org along with your phone number. We will aim to get back to you within 3 working days.

We are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits or visa applications. Only applicants with the right to work in the UK will be considered.

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