The Prince's Countryside Fund is hiring for two entry-level roles, as part of our small team based in North London.
Communications Officer (fixed term)
The Prince’s Countryside Fund is looking to appoint a creative and proactive Communications Officer. Under the guidance of the Operations Manager, the post-holder will be responsible for the day to day coordination of the Fund’s digital presence and will support the delivery of the communications strategy. This will include drafting content, liaising with media contacts, and managing the Fund’s communications databases.
This fixed term role will play a key part in helping to grow the profile of the Fund and communicating its position as a leading rural charity. The position offers a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with significant responsibility while being part of a busy and supportive small team. We are looking for someone with excellent written and oral communication skills including copywriting and proofreading, who can build relationships with journalists and other stakeholders in a mature, professional, and credible manner. An interest in the countryside and rural issues is desirable, as is some experience of marketing and communications.
Programme Officer (permanent)
The Prince's Countryside Fund is looking to appoint a proactive and self-motivated Programme Officer for The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme. Reporting to the Programme Manager, the post-holder will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme and Preparing for Transition work, including liaising with farmers and stakeholders, preparing briefings and progress reports, and assisting with communications for The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme.
The post-holder will also lead on the Fund’s Rural Development Group Scotland, and The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme alumni network.
The successful candidate will have previous administration experience, with a willingness to undertake a wide variety of tasks. A knowledge of farming and rural affairs is desirable.
Candidates will have excellent organisation and communication skills, with an eye for detail. The ability to liaise with a broad spectrum of people in order to develop good working relationships, together with excellent I.T. skills is essential.