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Marine Conservation Co-Ordinator

Moray and North Aberdeenshire

Job Type

Full Time (6 Month Contract)

About the Role

The purpose of the role is to compliment and provide added value to ongoing educational and beach cleaning efforts through the delivery of the Our Firth, Our Seashore programme.

The Marine Conservation and Engagement Co-ordinator (MCEC) will work with the Co-ordinator for the Highland portion of the Moray Firth to deliver two core activities:

(1) Marine Education – working with schools throughout the project area through the preparation of a series of short educational film clips and participation in educational events (Covid dependent) and running workshop sessions with the general public (Covid dependent).

(2) Beach Cleaning – engaging with the public and relevant stakeholders (including community groups), encouraging voluntary beach cleaning efforts. This will involve some evening and weekend work.

As well as providing education to schools and encouraging beach cleaning, the project co-ordinator will also develop a strategic position, engaging with coastal communities and collaborating interest groups to help address marine litter and other environmental issues, which will include running workshops with local communities.

Applicants do not need to be located in Moray or North Aberdeenshire, but they will require a valid driving licence and access to a vehicle for business purposes. Travel expenses will be paid in line with HMRC rates.

To apply:

Please send a covering letter and copy of your CV to


  • The successful applicant should have a degree or relevant experience in a marine or environmental sciences field. Full references and a Disclosure Scotland check will be required before any offer of employment is confirmed.

About the Company

As the local coastal partnership for the Moray Firth and its 800kms of coastline, we are involved with a wide variety of issues, projects, and stakeholders. Our unique overview of the Moray Firth, its communities and businesses, allows us the privilege to work with a great range of people and ideas.

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