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Country Officer (Scotland)

Starting salary: £34,477pa plus company vehicle

Location: Flexible (Scotland)

BASC is the largest sporting shooting organisation in the UK, serving a growing membership of circa 150,000 and a wide variety of stakeholder and public interests. It acts as a representative body for sporting shooting - fostering opportunity, safety, high standards and wildlife conservation.

BASC is looking for an individual with wide ranging shooting experience who will deliver membership engagement and recruitment activities. Such activities include specialist advice provision to shoots on key subjects and the organisation, delivery and supervision of members’ events and shows.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Experience of working in the voluntary/and or rural sector
  • Experience of firearms licensing in Scotland
  • Good communication skills with written word and public speaking
  • Experience of countryside skills such as game keeping, deer management (particularly in Scotland), practical conservation and biodiversity as well shooting disciplines
  • Significant experience and personal involvement in at least one aspect of sporting shooting
  • Experience of providing a high standard of service to customers, ideally in a similar environment
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Outstanding customer service skills with a professional and friendly approach
  • Commitment and ability to respond to the flexible requirements of the role

Working within a small team and reporting to the Director Scotland, the position is home based and will involve travel throughout Scotland. The Country Officer will ideally be based within a reasonable commute of the BASC Scotland Office in Trochry and have an excellent range of shooting contacts within the country. Additionally, the successful candidate would be required to hold a current shotgun certificate.

Further information and an application form can be downloaded from our website

Alternatively, please contact the HR department, BASC, Marford Mill, Rossett, Wrexham LL12 0HL. E-mail: Please quote reference SCO/SEPT/2021. The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 10th October 2021.

Closing Date: 10/10/2021  Location: Flexible (Scotland)

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