Department: Marketing and Supporter Development Directorate
Location: WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Working Pattern: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £36,496 per annum
The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is the UK’s leading wetland conservation charity. We are pioneers in saving threatened wetland wildlife, a centre for excellence in conservation science and experts in wetland management and creation. Around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature at our ten centres around the UK, and we work nationally and internationally in key locations to balance conservation with sustainable livelihoods.
We have recently completed a review of our strategic priorities which includes ambitious targets for developing bigger and better wetlands, encouraging more people to take direct action for these unique places, and ensuring decision makers around the world realise the essential role wetlands play in restoring nature, slowing climate change and enhancing health and wellbeing.
This role is core to executing WWT’s marketing strategy. You’ll work closely with colleagues across the directorate and beyond, developing marketing plans, supporting public engagement, bringing in income, and ensuring that our supporters are with us on every step of our journey together.
You’ll bring your knowledge and expertise to our diverse and talented Brand and Content team, where you’ll work alongside the National Visitor Marketing Manager to ensure that our brand is consistently and compellingly communicated across all our channels from digital to direct mail. You will lead and develop a team of two and work closely with our Supporter Engagement and Data Analytics teams to develop imaginative and compelling campaigns to deliver our objectives.
Your experience will make you a trusted source of marketing advice and guidance for colleagues across the organisation, always adding value with your suggestions, and easily able to conjure up creative, persuasive ideas. You’ll be comfortable taking every opportunity to align project objectives with the development of our brand. And, as such, you will play a part in the strategic development of our directorate.
It’s an exciting time to join WWT. 2021 is our 75th anniversary, but we’re not sitting on our laurels. We’re looking to the future and have set ourselves ambitious targets to develop bigger and better wetlands and increase understanding of the vital role they play. And you’ll help shape new and imaginative ways for us broaden our audience base and get one million people taking action for wetlands.
This post will play a vital role in helping us to achieve these aims.
In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Free parking
- Cycle to work scheme
- Free entry to all our centres
Closing date: 24th January 2021
Interview date: 3rd & 4th February 2021
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
If you wish to find out more about our inspiring work, please click the apply button to be taken to our website where you can complete your application for this position.
WWT is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.
Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410.
No agencies please.