Woking, Surrey
£34,000 per year
Contract, Temporary, 11 Month Contract Contract, Full-time
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Schools and Groups Senior Communications Officer

11 month contract (maternity cover)

£34,000 per annum

Woking, Surrey

(Initially home based and then based at RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey)

Join our Schools and Communities Team


The RHS is a national charity with a mission to inspire everyone to grow, as it is vital to our wellbeing, the environment and the happiness of us all. This exciting role is based within our passionate communities and schools team.

The role will lead on the communications for our national school’s programme, the RHS Campaign for School Gardening, our work with the UK’s amazing Britain in Bloom volunteer network and our national Outreach Team who provide hands-on support to schools and groups.

If you are a communications expert with exceptional project management skills and a passion for the environment or plants, then we’d love to hear from you. The RHS is undergoing lots of exciting changes with a new state-of-the-art science and learning facility soon to open at RHS Wisley and a brand new garden, RHS Bridgewater, opening in Salford, both of which will grow our opportunity to make an impact in communities and schools around the UK.

This is a great opportunity for someone to join our dynamic schools and communities team to manage all areas of our communications and marketing. Managing a team of four people, you will help to develop and execute the marketing and communications plan, create new and exciting ways for our audiences to engage with plants, build relationships with our audiences and help showcase our work through multiple channels.

We’re looking for someone with exceptional project management and time management skills who has experience in delivering engaging communication plans, growing audience engagement and a deep understanding of marketing tools and techniques. The successful candidate will have people management experience, the ability to communicate with multiple stakeholders and experience of using data and insights to develop communications or projects.

To apply please visit our website via the link and apply online.

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is committed to being an inclusive employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 29 January 2021.

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Posted on: 14 January 2021
Closing date: 29 January 2021
Tags: Campaigning, Communications, PR
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