Communications Officer

Recruiter
Compassion In World Farming
Location
Godalming
Salary
£23,000 to £25,000
Posted
01 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Communications Officer

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive and leading global farm animal welfare charity.

Compassion in World Farming is the leading international farm animal welfare organisation, actively campaigning to improve the lives of farmed animals around the world. You could join us in fighting factory farming - the biggest form of animal cruelty on the planet.

Position: Communications Officer

Location: Godalming, Surrey (45 minutes from London Waterloo)

Job type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £23,000 to £25,000 (dependant on experience)

Benefits: Health scheme, parking (first come first serve basis), bike scheme, travel loans available, free fruit, 25 days leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata), generous pension scheme.

Closing date: Monday 20th November 2017

Interview Date: Planned for 23rd and 24th November 2017

About the role:

The purpose of this role is to help end factory farming. The Communications Officer will contribute by raising the profile of Compassion in World Farming by communicating its strategic objectives through engagement with all forms of the media and through the charity's own communication channels.

You will work as part of the Communications team to raise the profile of Compassion in World Farming and its messages and take command of the ongoing monitoring, analysing and evaluation of media work. You will input into media strategies and implement elements of Compassion's celebrity engagement and social media programmes.

About you:

The successful candidate will be educated to Degree level or relevant equivalent certification, a PR or Journalism qualification would also be an advantage. With a good knowledge of UK media would will be able to articulate succinctly and effectively our messages to the outside world and will have knowledge of how to use the media to raise the profile of a campaigning organisation.

You will also have a proven track record of dealing with the media, for example in a press office, TV production or as a journalist and a proven record of gaining positive media coverage. A proven experience of using media monitoring services to report on press and social media reach is also essential.

Ideally you will also have experience of giving interviews or media training and have knowledge of farm animal welfare issues. It is also desirable that you have a working knowledge of a European language other than English. Proven experience of using social media in a campaigning capacity would be an advantage, as would the proven ability of dealing with celebrities on behalf of an organisation.

You may have experience of the following: Communications Officer, Press Officer, Internal Communications, Charity, Charities, CRM, Third Sector, Policy Officer, Marketing Officer, Not for Profit, Public Affairs, Information Resources, Databases, Public Sector, etc.

Please see our website for a full job description and person spec.

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.


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