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Recruitment: Ocean Energy Public Affairs Director


The successful candidate will join the ‘Marine Energy Council’ (MEC) in London, a national-level representation of the UK ocean energy sector (‘the sector’). The MEC has so far operated as a network of companies and people aiming at further developing ocean energy in the UK and this position will help structure its action and strengthen its visibility.

The candidate’s main objective will be to raise the profile of the sector and ensure that it receives the support necessary to further develop and expand. This requires effective communication of the sector’s potential, its wider contribution to society, and its policy and funding needs. Messages should be delivered to those at both functionary and political levels within the UK government, who can help deliver on these needs.

He/she is responsible for the definition and implementation of advocacy strategy, in close cooperation with the UK Marine Energy Council and Ocean Energy Europe. He/she will build and maintain a close relationship with sectoral players, and will consult closely when devising messaging and policy positions.

London, Greater London

Full-time, Temporary


Policy & Lobbying


Services to the Sector






We assume all candidates will be able to work under pressure, on budget and tight deadlines, have an eye for detail, etc …


Start date: As soon as possible in January 2020.

Contract of 2,5 years.

Please send your cover letter and CV by 10 December 2019.