Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
West Midlands
Lancaster, Lancashire
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£19,602 - £21,236 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We face an escalating climate and nature emergency. Saving nature is going to need the very best communicators with the ability to produce innovative and engaging content that grows our audiences and drives support. Do you have the skills and abilities to make this happen?

This is a wonderful opportunity to join a brand new team, saving nature across England through delivering inspiring and impactful communications.

Communications Officer - England
Reference: A2471019
Location: Flexible – Newcastle/Lancaster/Denby Dale/Birmingham
£19,602 to £21,236 per annum - Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range
Hours: Full time

As Communications Officer, you will be at the forefront of creative content production and management across the full suite of delivery platforms, from digital marketing and social media to broadcast and consumer PR. You will be responsible for creating compelling stories that change hearts and minds to support our priority work and campaigns.

Our vision is an England richer in nature, where wild birds and other wildlife are no longer declining, where nature is being restored and is enriching people's lives. We have a world that guarantees future generations clean air and water, a stable climate, rich and varied wildlife and a robust and sustainable economy.

Working within the new Communications & Marketing team for RSPB England, you will work with your colleagues to build and deliver the country communications plan that will achieve this vision. You will support our major campaigns, carry out destination marketing for our major visitor reserves, and create compelling content to promote our work saving species, and delivering land and seas well managed for nature.

You will have a passion for creating remarkable content that inspires audiences to do the incredible.

You will be skilled in telling inspiring stories, using the full range of communications platforms. You will have skills and practical experience in: managing social media accounts, including use of analytics to monitor outcomes; creating digital content; digital promotion and marketing; destination marketing; broadcast interview skills; producing long-lead consumer PR content; and visitor signage / interpretation.

Working within a dispersed team, you will need to work under your own initiative but within clear priorities and work programmes. You will be expected to provide support, advice and training on all areas of communications to our operational teams across England. This will require determination, innovation, adaptability and resilience.

Above all, you will be an outstanding communicator who can instil in others the passion you feel for saving nature.

Closing date: 28 October 2019
Interview date: 5 November 2019


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button to be directed to our website where you can download the role profile and application details.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Please make sure you include reference number A2471019 on your application.

No agencies please.  

Posted on: 10 October 2019
Closed date: 28 October 2019
Job ref: 154641_RB
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing