An exciting opportunity has become available in the RSPB South East Communications Team for an enthusiastic and passionate individual with excellent communication skills.
Reference number: A3531018
Location: Central Brighton
Salary starting at: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: 12 months
The successful candidate will play a key role in raising the profile of the work of the RSPB: the largest nature conservation charity in the country. They will be joining a small, dedicated and ambitious communications team who are passionate about the work they do. This very diverse role involves working with teams across the region to support a variety of work, and no two days are the same.
Key responsibilities include:
* Daily management of the RSPB South East social media channels and developing the South East's social media strategy with the Communications Manager.
* Acting as the communications contact for all South East reserves. This involves managing the creation of reserves marketing materials and signage, ensuring that products are created on-brand and within budget, driving footfall to reserves, and promoting key events.
* Working with our colleagues at the RSPB headquarters, you will be jointly or solely responsible for the South East promotion of high-profile national campaigns, such as Giving Nature a Home, Big Garden Birdwatch and Big Wild Sleepout.
We are looking for a candidate with the ability to spot a good story and a desire to engage new audiences. They will have experience of working in a communications, marketing, or visitor team, and ideally will have experience of working within the environment or tourism sectors.
An ability to multitask is essential, as is the ability to build good relationships with people across different functional teams. The ideal candidate will be highly organised and flexible, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. They will be able to prioritise efficiently, think creatively, and they will be self-motivated and able to work under their own initiative. They will have the ability to write creative and engaging copy, have strong proofreading skills, and have experience of working with designers or producing marketing materials.
They will be line-managed by the South East Communications Manager and work alongside a Communications Officer and a part time (0.5 FTE) Communications Administrator.
The role will be based in our South East regional office in central Brighton. This role requires some travel across the South East of England and attending meetings via Skype for Business or at our nature reserves. This may involve early/late finishes or occasional overnight stays by prior arrangement, for which time off in lieu is applicable. Part time or job share options could be considered for the right candidate.
Closing date: 8 November 2018
Interviews will be held on Thursday 15 November in the South East regional office in central Brighton.
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
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. There you can download the Role Profile and Application Details.
When you make your application please ensure that you include reference number A3531018 on any correspondence.
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.
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