Date Added: 7 August 2019
: 2 September 2019
Job Title: Communications Officer
Working For: Countryside Alliance
Salary: Competitive/Dependent on experience
The Countryside Alliance promotes and supports the livelihood of rural people and their communities. The Alliance is a campaigning organisation based across the UK, with approximately 100,000 members and supporters, and based in London.
The Communications Officer is an integral role within the Countryside Alliance’s Campaigns team, reporting to the Head of Policy, and working closely with the Political, Policy, and Media teams. The Communications Officer will play a key role in communicating with our audiences, to raise the profile of our work, services and projects.
- Lead digital communications with specific audiences in mind, making sure the organisation communicates effectively with a range of stakeholders.
- Maintain and deliver an internal communications grid of newsletters and associated communications for the Campaigns team and charity projects.
- Liaise with the commercial team to provide relevant copy for marketing campaigns.
- Ensure campaigns content receives full exposure through email, website and social media.
- Monitor engagement with newsletters, website and social media and report back to content providers.
- Responsible for writing, editing and proof-reading material for online communications to an excellent standard, ensuring it meets branding and style guidelines.
- Producing regular web and other relevant analytics to assess whether the communications activity is on track to meet key performance indicators and collate information on outcomes to shape future projects and drive engagement.
- You will have the ability to write engaging, tailored copy for a variety of audiences.
- You will be highly organised and comfortable working to tight deadlines and managing schedules.
- Excellent knowledge of online communication systems such as dotmailer and social media channels.
- Be able to assimilate and interpret large amounts of information in short periods of time and be able to work under pressure.
- Enthusiastic and flexible with a positive ‘can do’ attitude where you will have lots of initiative and keen to take on responsibility for projects and drive them forward.
- You must be supportive of the Countryside Alliance’s aims and objectives. Ideally you would have some existing knowledge of rural affairs and country pursuits.
Closing Date: 2 September 2019
Interviews will be held from 16th September 2019.
Please email your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org