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Trademark Enforcement Officer

 
Created on 22/01/2020 @ 21:06
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Trademark Enforcement Officer

Reports to:         Business Development Manager and Executive Director

Contract type:   Permanent, part-time (subject to successful completion of a probationary period)

Salary:                  From £20,780 per annum, pro rata

Location:             The majority of the post-holder’s employment will be based at FSC UK’s offices in Llanidloes. However, the role may involve occasional travel in the UK. 

Hours:                  Open to negotiation; 16 hours per week minimum 

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) is an international organisation dedicated to ensuring that forests are managed in a responsible manner across the globe. FSC UK, based in Llanidloes, Powys, is a registered charity responsible for promoting the FSC’s aims and objectives throughout the United Kingdom.

As the FSC system develops and the demand for FSC-certified products grows, the need to protect the registered trademarks (the tick-tree logo, the name Forest Stewardship Council and the abbreviation (FSC) also increases. 

The purpose of this post is primarily to monitor and address the unauthorised use of the FSC trademarks, and to encourage uptake of FSC certification and licensing.  The Trademark Enforcement Officer (TEO) also provides trademark support to promotional trademark licence holders when required.  The work will be mainly conducted by telephone, e-mail and Skype.

Inevitably, in a small office, all staff members are expected to share the workload and the TEO will be need to be able to respond to basic enquiries as well as trademark specific queries.

For a full job description and person specification, and instructions for how to apply, please visit the vacancies page:  https://www.fsc-uk.org/en-uk/get-involved/vacancies

The closing date for applications is 9am on 12th February 2020

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