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Job Vacancy: Campaigns Officer
Salary up to £25,000pa.   Full time: 37.5 hours per week
West Midlands/London.  Working from home.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a creative and innovative individual to join us in a key role in our campaigns team.

The Angling Trust is the National Governing Body and representative organisation for all anglers in England and is united in a collaborative relationship with Fish Legal, a separate membership association using the law to protect fish stocks and the rights of its members throughout the UK.  The Trust is seeking a new Campaigns Officer to assist the campaigns team, and the legal team at Fish Legal, in changing policy and practice to protect marine and freshwater fish stocks. 

The post holder will report to the Head of Marketing and Communications in providing support to the Head of Freshwater, the Marine Campaigns Manager, the Policy and Campaigns Co-ordinator, Fish Legal’s Head Solicitor and the Chief Executive.  The role will involve writing and selling-in press releases, updating website and social media content, researching technical data and attending meetings with partner organisations.

The Angling Trust is seeking someone with a passion for restoring the water environment and fisheries, excellent technical skills in social media and the ability to produce accurate, concise and engaging written work.

This post is part-funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.  Although initially it is for a 2 year term, the expectation is that further funding will follow to make this a longer-term role.

Applications: Please download and complete the application form and equality monitoring form (below) and send your completed form (Job Ref: "CampaignsOfficer") to or by post to:

David Brookes, Angling Trust, Eastwood House, 6 Rainbow Street, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 8DQ

Closing date for applications is: 23 February 2016
Interviews: 1 March 2016 in Birmingham

Download the application form - HERE

Download this job description - HERE

Download the equality monitoring form - HERE

Volunteer Roles within Angling Trust Team England Fly Fishing (AT TEFF - Seniors)

The Angling Trust is inviting experienced, passionate and dedicated volunteers to support and deliver domestic and international game angling events through its Team England Fly Fishing Competitions Committee. 

In 2014 Team England Fly Fishing (TEFF) fully integrated within the Angling Trust Competitions structure to create Angling Trust Team England Fly Fishing (AT TEFF). To ensure a smooth changeover during this period a Transition Plan was laid out by the committee, the final stages of the plan called for open recruitment process for all volunteer roles within the new AT TEFF structure. 

The AT TEFF committee will lead the development of competitive fly fishing in England through delivery of its National Championships and International performance in International Fly Fishing Association (IFFA), FIPS-Mouche competitions and the 4 & 5 Nations Organising Committees.

Volunteer roles include World and European Team Managers, 5 Nations, Rivers and Bank Team Managers, Loch Style, Rivers and Bank International Coordinators, Coaching & Development Pathway Manager, Loch Style Qualifier and National Coordinators, Bank Qualifier and National Coordinators, Rivers Qualifier and National Coordinators.

Closing date for applications is Friday 18th December 2015. Appointments will be made by 31st January 2016.

Further information can be obtained through Ben Thompson (Senior Competitions & Talent Development Manager) on 07854 240177 or through Stuart Wardle (AT TEFF Governance Secretary) on 07904278889

How to Apply

Applicants should complete an application form and equality monitoring form which can be found below and send them marked “Personal” to;-

Ben Thompson, Angling Trust, Strelley Hall, Strelley, Nottingham, NG8 6PE  or via email to

Contact: Angling Trust Eastwood House, 6 Rainbow Street, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 8DQ
Tel: 0844 7700616 (For Membership enquiries select Option 1) | Fax: 0115 9061 251
Most calls to our 0844 number cost 7p per minute from landlines. Call charges to this number from mobile phones may vary depending on the service provider. If you prefer to call an alternative number please use 01568 620 447 to contact our Leominster Membership department.
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