In this role, you will assist the Global Head of Media, helping to build and deliver our global media strategy. You will publicise our work by developing dynamic communications campaigns, hard-hitting news stories, and compelling stories. You will work closely with our country offices, supporting colleagues to deliver successful campaigns that are consistent in messaging and brand. And you will build and maintain relationships with our key stakeholders - including high profile supporters, journalists, commentators, and news outlets - to spread our messages far and wide.
Global Communications Manager Requirements:
This post requires strong media skills, creativity and organisational skills. You will have previous experience in PR, preferably at an NGO; be able to convey strong and clear messaging, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. You will also be an excellent storyteller with a keen news sense and the ability to write for a range of channels and platforms. Strong traditional media knowledge is a must, along with the drive to sell in our stories to international media, and the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. Candidates should also have experience of working with high-profile supporters, an understanding of international media, and a keen interest in animal welfare and environmental issues.
About Compassion in World Farming International:
Compassion in World Farming International is the leading charity campaigning for farm animal welfare. Our mission is to end factory farming – the biggest form of animal cruelty on the planet and the issue at the centre of many of the world’s biggest challenging debates including climate change and sustainable food production to feed an ever-increasing global population.
Compassion in World Farming International is absolutely committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We value diversity and lived experience, and acknowledge the underrepresentation of people from certain backgrounds, both within our organisation and across the sector. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups, whether these be of ethnicity, gender, identity, religion, physical ability, sexual orientation or other.
In order to comply with legal requirements, as part of our selection process we ask all potential employees to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.
Why work for Compassion in World Farming?
• For animals, people and planet: We are on a mission to end factory farming and create a world where fresh air and sunshine are natural parts of any farming system.
• To expand your current skills, develop your career and make a difference to the lives of billions
• We offer 25 days paid holiday
• 45 minutes by train from London Waterloo, our international headquarters are in Godalming near Guildford, a picturesque market town on the banks of the River Wey.
• We occupy modern, bright open plan offices just two minutes walk from Godalming station
• Free parking
• Free fruit!
The role will be working from home to begin with, however when restrictions ease you will be required to go into the office where necessary. Compassion in World Farming International headquarters are in Godalming, Surrey (45 minutes from London Waterloo). The office is a 3-minute walk from Godalming mainline train station.
Location: Godalming, Surrey – HQ
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 37 per week
Salary: £35,000 – £37,000 (dependent on experience)
Closing date: 24th September 2021. Please apply as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed regularly and interviews may commence on a rolling programme.
No Agencies please.
You may have experience of the following: Communications Officer, Media Manager, PR, Public Relations, Public Relations Officer, Animal Welfare, Communications Manager, Marketing Communications, Campaign Manager, Project Management, Charity, Third Sector, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.
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