Communications Manager

Location
Godalming
Salary
£31,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted
05 Dec 2018
Closes
02 Jan 2019
Ref
00324717
Contact
Candidate Services
Marketing Disciplines
Digital / Online Marketing
Industry Sector
Charity / Not for Profit
Contract Type
Contract
Work Experience Level
Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Communications Manager 

Help transform billions of lives. Including yours. 

Our client is a leading global farm animal welfare organisation campaigning to bring an end to factory farming and to implement the highest animal welfare standards in Europe and beyond. For 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. 

They lead a growing worldwide movement of people concerned about how industrial agriculture mistreats animals, wastes precious resources and fails to meet the needs of the planet’s inhabitants. With headquarters in the UK and offices in France, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Belgium and the USA, they are an influential organisation whose supporters and partners throughout the world help them deliver on their initiatives. 

Position: Communications Manager 
Location: Godalming, Surrey 
Job type: Full Time, 12 month Fixed-Term Contract 
Hours: 37 hours per week 
Salary: £31,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience 
Benefits: our client offers 25 days paid holiday. 45 minutes by train from London Waterloo, the 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; Extensive E-learning programme for professional and personal development; Free fruit! 

Closing date: 12am Sunday, 9th December 2018 

About the Role: 

The purpose of this role is to help end factory farming. This role will contribute by raising the profile of the organisation by communicating its strategic objectives through engagement with all forms of the media and through the charity’s own communication channels, offering guidance and support to our client’s International offices and representatives. 

Responsibilities: 

- Managing activity for the organisation’s campaigns through the EU and the world’s media 
- Devising and implementing broadcast/print/communication strategies and long-term planning 
- Communicating the organisation’s work through the media and aid the UK communications team to 
utilise celebrity opportunities 
- Developing opportunities for presenting Compassion in World Farming to all forms of media plus other 
external stakeholders 
- Monitoring and evaluation of media work 

About You: 

They are seeking a Communications Manager to join the HQ team. This post requires a passionate, experienced and creative communications professional. You need to have previous experience in PR, either agency-side or at an NGO; be able to convey strong and clear messaging and understand their target audience. You will need to be capable of working in a reactive manner, to tight deadlines, and within a team that is based throughout Europe and beyond. 

Traditional media knowledge is a must, and digital and social media know-how would be beneficial. Candidates should also possess a keen interest in animal welfare. 

If you have the journalistic contacts, knowledge of the animal welfare industry and most importantly, the drive and passion to sell in all of their stories to the media, then they’d like to hear from you.

Please note that they reserve the right to commence interviews on a rolling programme. 

You may have experience of the following: Marketing Manager, Media Manager, PR, Public Relations, Public Relations Officer, Animal Welfare, Communications Manager, Marcoms, Marketing Communications, Campaigns Manager, Campaign Manager, Project Management, Charity, Third Sector, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.

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