Our client is recruiting for a Global Communications Officer to join their HQ Media Team based in Godalming in the UK (with some home-based working – currently 3 days a week).
The Communications Officer will help boost our client’s international media profile and campaigns through traditional media, social media, and other communication channels. You will generate international media coverage, use breaking stories to drive their campaigns and polices, sell-in stories, produce content across a range of channels, and be responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of their global media coverage. You will also help support the coordination of the media work in their country offices and take part in their out-of-hours on-call rota.
This post requires a passionate and creative communications professional who works well in a team. You will need some previous experience in a busy press office or newsroom, a keen news sense, excellent writing skills, an eye for detail, and be able to work to tight deadlines. A good understanding of traditional media is a must, and digital and social media know-how would be beneficial. Candidates should also possess a keen interest in animal welfare and environmentalism. A second language, in addition to English, would be an advantage as you will be working closely with their teams across Europe and beyond.
About our client:
Help transform billions of lives. Including yours.
Our client is a powerful global movement dedicated to ending factory farming and radically changing our food systems to reduce reliance on animal protein, before it’s too late. With headquarters in the UK and offices throughout Europe, in the USA and China, they are an influential organisation whose supporters and partners throughout the world help them deliver on their initiatives.
They are absolutely committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. They value diversity and lived experience, and acknowledge the underrepresentation of people from certain backgrounds, both within the organisation and across the sector. They welcome applications from underrepresented groups, whether these be of ethnicity, gender, identity, religion, physical ability, sexual orientation or other
Please complete the online application form and upload your CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification.
Why work for our client?
• Benefiting animals, people and planet: They are on a mission to end factory farming and create a world where fresh air and sunshine are natural parts of any farming system.
• To expand your current skills, develop your career and make a difference to the lives of billions
• They offer 25 days paid holiday
• 45 minutes by train from London Waterloo, their international headquarters are in Godalming near Guildford, a picturesque market town on the banks of the River Wey.
• They occupy modern, bright open plan offices just two minutes’ walk from Godalming station
• Free parking
Salary: £25,500 (Depending on experience)
Contract Type: Fixed Term, 12 months
Hours: Full Time, 37 hours per week
Location: Godalming, Surrey (Hybrid working - a minimum of 2 days per week at HQ, 3 days working from home)
Closing date for applications: 27th May, 2022
You may have experience of the following: Communications Officer, Media Manager, PR, Public Relations, Public Relations Officer, Animal Welfare, Communications Manager, Marketing Communications, Campaign Manager, Project Management, Charity, Third Sector, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.
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