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Director of Comms and Engagement - Conservation Charity

  • Location:

    South West England, England

  • Sector:

    Marketing & PR

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £57000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    John Austin
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  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    8 months

Are you passionate about the ocean? Do you want to inspire everyone else to care and take action to help fight for its future?

My client is looking for an exceptional leader to join them as their Director of Engagement and Communications for around 8 months (FTC). You will lead five brilliant teams: Communications and Campaigns; Education; Marketing, Social Science and Volunteer and Community Engagement to engage and inspire audiences to join the fight for a cleaner, better protected ocean: one we can all enjoy.

You'll need high level experience in strategic planning, great knowledge of supporter engagement as well as brand and audience insight. You'll know how to engage and inspire support through campaigns, membership and volunteering. Most of all you'll be able to inspire and lead a busy and passionate team all around the UK.

Senior Leadership: Experience as a Director or Head of Department leading multi-disciplinary engagement and communications teams; can develop innovative, costed and well-planned strategies; comfortable leading and motivating organisation-wide change programmes as part of the Senior Leadership Team.

Key Expertise: Able to show skilled management and maximisation of the organisational brands; practical, hands-on experience of at least 2 of: communications and campaigns; marketing; volunteering and community engagement; education; and social sciences. Strong understanding of using audience insight and planning strategic activities which grow the engagement from our supporters.

Working with my client: Takes a people-centric approach with a supportive and open management style. Has a committed interest in communicating with varied audiences to active a positive and active result. Enjoys working with a team of passionate advocates for our ocean and environment. My client are looking for you to demonstrate their values, but they also value your unique perspectives and experiences which add to their knowledge and their culture.

What you'll get in return

  • Salary £57-65K DOE
  • Flexible hours (28-35 per week)
  • Home based
  • Pension
  • Genreous holiday
  • The opportunity to make a difference to our planet