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Campaign Officer

Employer
World Land Trust
Location
IP19 8AB, Halesworth
Salary
£22,000 to £24,000 DOE
Closing date
14 Jul 2022

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Summary

Like the climate and biodiversity crisis that World Land Trust is trying to tackle through protecting threatened habitats, we are at a pivotal point in our history.  With an ambitious strategic plan, we want to be more visible and even more engaging, but most importantly, we want to communicate our ambition through our story telling.  Our campaigns are one of the keys to our success and we are searching for the right people to fill several new positions within our Communications team, each with a different focus.  The Campaign Officer will use their creativity and passion for the written word to bring our campaigns vividly to life, increasing our following, and engaging with our audience of dedicated supporters.  This role offers a real opportunity for someone looking to make an impact, with the potential to develop in post as we continue to grow. 

Working with WLT

WLT is based in the UK and is unique within the conservation world. Reaching beyond its 30th year of operation the Trust has grown from small beginnings, saving critically threatened forest in Belize to become an internationally respected conservation organisation with a proven track record, working with more than 30 overseas conservation NGOs on protection of threatened habitats. WLT has developed its modus operandi without losing its vision, integrity and transparency.  

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for applicants with a thorough understanding of the world of campaign marketing, ideally with experience of campaign delivery.   Someone that can create a story to engage different audiences, producing copy that is clear, succinct and persuasive whilst maintaining scientific accuracy.  You will need to be able to establish positive relationships with stakeholders to take projects from ideation to launch.  You must have a desire to optimize, evaluate and report on campaign performance so that we can learn and improve on everything that we do. You will have experience of prioritising your workload and meeting deadlines, as well as being an inclusive and collaborative team player. 

This post is available up to our full-time hours of 35 hours per week.  Whilst our offices are located in Halesworth, Suffolk, we know that our staff have valued the opportunity to enjoy a healthy work-life balance.  We build flexibility into the way we work from day one, including options for hybrid working between home and office with supportive technology to enable remote connection and collaboration.  We believe that this supports our staff to achieve their full potential at work and to maintain a healthy work life balance to do the things that are important to them. 

We recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce, bringing new perspectives and different experiences into the workplace.  Our aim is to be an inclusive employer, providing a welcoming and supportive environment for all staff, where staff can be the best they can be.  We are aware that we are underrepresented in some groups, so welcome and encourage applications from minority ethnicities, those with disabilities, and all gender identities.  What’s important to us in this process is your skills, knowledge and experience to enable you to do the job and that is where our focus will be to find our next new team member!

Applications

For the full application pack including job description and person specification, along with details of how to apply, please follow the link to our website (https://www.worldlandtrust.org/who-we-are-2/vacancies/).  You will need to apply online and upload your CV and covering letter, which should explain how you feel your skills and experience meet the role requirements.  In support of your application please also upload an example of a campaign that you have worked on.  Please note that applications will not be accepted unless these documents are provided*.  Closing date: 1000 hrs on Thursday 14 July 2022.  Interviews are expected to be held on Wednesday 3 August 2022.  Please note that the closing date given is a guide.  We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. 

*If you have any difficulty uploading your documents or completing your online application, please email jobs@worldlandtrust.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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