Opportunities at the British Ecological Society

British Ecological Society - Kingfisher

Staff Vacancies

Policy Officer (London)

Due to the recent appointment of our Senior Policy Officer as the Policy Manager we are looking for a Policy Officer to be based our London office.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills to assist the BES in promoting the importance of ecological science to policymakers and to promote the importance of engaging in policy-making to members of the society.

The BES has also been recruiting for a Policy Officer to be based in Edinburgh. If you have applied for the role in Scotland but are also interested in applying for the London based role, we are happy to consider your application for both positions. However, you must submit a new application for the London based role. Shortlisting and interviews will both be carried out by different interview panels.

Deadline for applications is 8am on the 8th January 2018. Please submit your CV, and covering letter via email to HR Team. (Please note we have had to bring the application deadline back from the 10th, as previously advertised, to the 8th January. Apologies for any confusion caused). 

Interviews will take place on London in the 23rd & 24th January 2018. (Same as for the Policy Officer for Scotland).

For further details download the Job Description and Job Advert.


Volunteer Vacancies

Get involved – Join Publications Committee

We are looking for BES members to join our Publications Committee in 2018 for a three-year term. For further information, please see the full advert.

Deadline for applications is 15 February 2018.

Express your interest – new project to facilitate sharing of ecological information

We are looking for people to get involved by providing feedback and advice on a new project to facilitate information sharing in the ecological community. Our vision is to create an interactive online platform that allows applied ecologists – researchers and practitioners – to browse and search a wide variety of applied ecological content including grey literature reports, journal article summaries, and open access articles.