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19 November 2009

Job opportunity

We’re looking for an economist to join our team and play a vital role in the project.  

Irish Sea Conservation Zones is a project to help secure a healthy and prosperous future for the Irish Sea by recommending areas of it for environmental protection. Our role is help the people who use, work on or enjoy the Irish Sea to make these recommendations to the government.

Our economist will play a critical role in this ambitious project by helping to ensure that any potential social and economic consequences of the proposed marine conservation zones are taken account.

This is a full time position for 37 hours per week, based near Warrington, with a salary of £35,000-37,500. The contract period runs from early 2010 to June 2011.

Our sister projects in the South East, South West and Hull are also looking for economists to fulfill the same roles – you can apply for one or more of the positions. Further details are on the job description downloadable from this page.

To apply, download the job description and application form and return them by the deadline of December 18th. You can apply with either the application form or your CV, or both. Please include a cover letter.

Applications can be emailed to r.byrne@irishseaconservation.org.uk or mailed to:


Rowan Byrne
Project Manager
Spencer House
91 Dewhurst Road