Job Alert: Biowatch hiring campaigner. Closes 15 May.

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Bioenergy Campaigner to join Biofuelwatch, please follow this link for the full job advert

  • Location: Home-based, preferably from London, other UK locations considered
  • Full time: 35 hours per week – the possibility of job-sharing depending on suitable applicants
  • Contract: 12 months fixed term with the possibility of an extension (depending on fundraising success)
  • Salary: £21,000 pro rata plus 3% employer’s pension contribution
  • Annual Leave: 33 days pro rata in year 1, including public holidays
  • Closing date: 11pm 15th May 2019


Drax 9 (Medium)

Living in or near London or Yorkshire will be an advantage but is not essential. The role of UK Bioenergy Campaigner will take a key role in delivering Biofuelwatch’s UK biomass campaigning, including our #AxeDrax campaign. S/he will help to build an effective outreach, information and advocacy campaign against subsidies for biomass electricity in the UK, for the closure of Drax Power Station, and for an end to biomass burning in power plants. The work will include informing MPs and civil servants as well as journalists, community groups and other campaigning organisations about issues related to biomass electricity; providing assistance to colleagues in supporting and advising campaigners against destructive biomass energy developments in EU-27 countries: and working closely with other members of an international biomass working group hosted by the Environmental Paper Network.

If you are interested or know of anyone who is interested, please share with your networks. Full details including detailed job description, personal specification and application form can be found on our website The deadline for applications is 11pm Wednesday 15th May, interviews will follow once shortlisting is completed following the deadline.

If you have any questions or would like to talk about the role please contact us on


Best regards,

The Biofuelwatch team


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