Press and Communications Manager – ShareAction

Press & Communications Manager

London

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Full time – 35 hours per week

£26K- £33K+ 8% pension contribution

Closing date:

Monday 14 November at 12noon we will review applications as they are received

ShareAction is a charity which promotes responsible investment by pension funds and other institutional investors. We believe that investment can be a force for good, serving savers and communities, and protecting our environment for the long term. We campaign on specific environmental and social issues that the investment industry has the power to influence, like climate change and workers’ rights. We advocate for policy changes required to enable responsible investment to thrive. We undertake research and rankings to drive up best practice among pension funds and asset managers. And we work with savers to help them push their pension schemes towards more responsible behaviour and sustainable investment practices.

Brief description of role:

The Press & Communications Manager will oversee the delivery of ShareAction’s communications strategy and will ensure that ShareAction’s work continues to be well profiled in trade, national and international print and broadcast media, showcasing the range and breadth of our work as well as key successes. The role will involve a mix of proactive and reactive press and media work, digital communications, contribution to campaign strategies, and supporting senior colleagues with strategic communications.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ShareAction’s press and communications function – planning, delivering and evaluating press launches of reports, campaigns and events and ensuring that ShareAction maintains its social media profile. You will liaise with journalists and other stakeholders. You will work with the senior management team to set and deliver the organisation’s communications strategy.

How to apply

Please send us a cover letter and CV – please use the cover letter form and include a well- thought-out personal statement of no more than 300 word works that explains to us why you would be a perfect fit for this role.  Please also complete our Diversity Monitoring Form. We refer you to our Diversity Monitoring Guidance for Users if you want to know more about why we monitor diversity.

Make sure your application clearly explains your interests and the skills you would bring to the role. Don’t be afraid to show your enthusiasm!  Please send your CV and Cover letter to jobs@shareaction.org by 12noon on Monday 14 November 2016.

We will try to get back to all applicants regarding the progress of their applications. However, due to the high number of applications we receive, we can only offer feedback to candidates we shortlist for interview. Due to the size of our organisation we are unable to sponsor anyone.

Marketing Executive – Sawday’s Canopy & Stars

Marketing Executive

Bristol

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Full Time, Permanent Position

£18-£22k, depending on experience

Closing date: Sunday 20 November 2016
We’re an award-winning, Bristol-based travel company on an epic journey, truly igniting our marketing for the first time.

We’re on the hunt for an energetic executive who perfectly blends creative thinking and planning excellence. You’ll be happy brainstorming campaign ideas, creating project plans to execute them, coordinating design and tech to make them happen and diving into the stats to see how they did. A wearer of many hats, the prospect of crafting copy about amazing places to stay, perfecting emails and making our social media sparkle will get you out of bed in the morning.

REQUIREMENTS

Your purpose:

The Marketing Executive is responsible for co-ordinating and executing the marketing plans to meet the business and marketing targets for Sawday’s. They will be required to support all aspects of the marketing function in building the Sawday’s brand through energetic, creative, insightful, cost-effective smart thinking and activity. This will include ownership of the delivery of content plan through email marketing, social media, PR, website management as well as running online and occasionally offline marketing campaigns.

Your profile:

·         creative – someone who can bring pizazz, sparkle, punch and imagination to their work and to their campaign (no matter how small) – and who has ‘big ideas’ they aren’t afraid to share and who also enjoys collaborating and building on other ideas

·         a hustler – someone who can make a lot happen with a small budget, can pull favours and find creative ways to get stuff done

·         a doer – someone who is impatient to deliver, themselves and with their team, and who loves nothing more than rolling up their sleeves

·         digital – someone who has a fondness for, genuine interest in and strong understanding of digital / technology and its role in the marketing mix

·         a truly integrated thinker – someone who, though interested in digital and technology, has a strong ‘integrated’ marketing toolkit

·         a marketer by trade – someone who understands and applies the founding principles of marketing and is comfortably familiar with the range of tools in the marketing mix, from primary research to customer behaviour

·         a lover of our version of ‘special’ – someone who loves staying in quirky, independent, characterful places run by people with the courage to stamp their personality on their places

BENEFITS

·         £18-£22k, depending on experience

·         A special place to work: a colourful, upcycled, recycled, open plan office slap bang on the water on Bristol’s buzzing harbourside

·         25 days holiday per year, plus Bank Holidays

·         Annual budget to spend on ‘familiarising’ yourself with our special places

·         Regular company-wide lunches – cooked by the inimitable Victoria

·         Occasional travel (within Europe) to visit our places

·         An office choir to join (not compulsory)

·         A concert grand piano to play (if you like)

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Deadline for applications: 20th November 2016

New Opportunity: Communications Officer, Citizens UK

Communications Officer

Whitechapel, London

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4 days a week, 6 month contract

Salary: £23,155 per annum (pro rata)

Closing Date:

09:00 Monday 3rd October 2016

Citizens UK is the national centre of community organising in the UK and home of the Living Wage Foundation. Citizens UK organises communities to act together for power, social justice and the common good. We have diverse civil society alliances in London, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Birmingham, Wales, Leeds and Tyne & Wear. We develop the leadership capacity of our members so they can hold politicians and other decision-makers to account on the issues that matter to them.

Citizens UK has a growing staff team of professional Community Organisers and other support staff. We are always looking out for talented and committed individuals and positions come up on a regular basis.

About the roles:

Citizens UK is hiring a part-time Communications Officer for 6 months, to start immediately.

The Communications Officer will work closely with the Head of Media to implement Citizens UK’s Communication Strategy. They will provide editorial, strategic, creative and operational support across the work of both Citizens UK and the Living Wage Foundation.

To apply, please email a CV and cover letter to shazia.ejaz@citizensuk.org. The subject heading of the email must read “Application: Communications Officer” and your CV and cover letter file name must include your full name.

Job Description

Inspirational Job – Visual Communications Coordinator, Environmental Investigation Agency

Visual Communications Coordinator

Islington, London

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Full-time

Salary: £26,000 pa

Closing Date: October 3, 2016
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) is an independent campaigning organisation committed to bringing about change that protects the natural world from environmental crime and abuse.

Our vision is a future where humanity respects, protects and celebrates the natural world for the benefit of all.

Our investigators work around the world – often undercover and sometimes in dangerous circumstances – to bring back the evidence which forms the basis of our campaigning and lobbying work

Small but highly respected, our track record shows that meaningful change is possible, whether we’re exposing criminals, raising awareness or lobbying for better enforcement.

About the role:

EIA’s Communications department plays a vital role within the organisation providing hard-hitting images and video footage for our reports, website and social media. It also provides training for local NGOs to help them use these techniques in their own campaigning.

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Reporting to the Head of Operations, the Visual Communications Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of activities within the Communications Department and the supply of the department’s services to the rest of the organisation. They will project manage campaign communication plans and  assist in training local NGOs in-country in visual documentation and editing skills as required.

The coordinator will maintain administrative oversight of the Communications Department.

Further information

Apply: via application form

Contact Name: Bill Dishington

Contact Email: ukinfo@eia-international.org

Contact Phone: +44 (0) 20 7354 7960

Inspirational Jobs – Technical and Customer Advisor, The Phone Co-op

Technical and Customer Service Advisor

 

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Full Time Permanent Manchester or Chipping Norton
Here at The Phone Co-op we are committed to providing outstanding service, and aim to reflect our customers’ values in the way we run the business.

The only phone and broadband provider in the UK owned and democratically controlled by its customers. We are based in Chipping Norton and Manchester. We have a different way of doing business. While other businesses focus on the pursuit of profits at all costs, we think about our impact on the world and how we can make it a better place while still giving our customers the best possible service.

We give something back

  • Living Wage Employer
  • We support a range of worthwhile community projects
  • Customers get the chance to share in our profits
  • Our Start-Up Fund helps fledgling social enterprises to fly
  • We tread lightly
  • Our electricity comes from renewable sources
  • We offset our own CO2 emissions and those of our suppliers
  • We choose ethical suppliers, locally where possible, and treat them fairly

 About the role:

We are looking for experienced individuals committed to delivering excellent customer service to our Corporate customers. Ideal candidates will have previous experience in a Technical support role or service desk environment; specialising in support of all aspects of broadband and router management.

A knowledge of Telecoms both fixed and mobile is required; in particular MPLS, ADSL and VDSL, email clients and servers, POP/IMAP, wireless configuration and a knowledge of Windows/Mac, IOS/Android. Candidates will have an understanding of networking, wireless, Ethernet, pinging, traceroutes, general telecoms knowledge, router and mobile set up.

If you have very good experience in Business Connectivity or traditional Telephony and are looking to expand your knowledge into VoIP then we would welcome your application.

You will need to demonstrate great people skills needed to create real value in our business. You will also need to have the flexibility and dedication needed to promote our core values and provide the exceptional service that our customers enjoy and expect. You will have a friendly and professional telephone manner and experience in a customer service environment where you can show that you can take ownership of the customer’s journey.

Based in Manchester City centre or Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire and working within a fantastic team, the hours will include some evenings until 8pm; in addition there will be some Saturday working until 3pm on a rota basis.

We offer an excellent benefits package including 25 days annual leave plus statutory holidays; a non-contributory pension scheme with generous employer contributions; monthly bonus and annual profit share arrangements.

To apply, simply email your CV and a covering letter to: recruitment@thephone.coop

Inspirational Jobs – Supporter Engagement Lead – 10:10

SUPPORTER ENGAGEMENT LEAD

Camden, London

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32-40 hours/ 4-5 days per week (negotiable)

£24,550 – £27,550 pa pro-rata

Depending on experience

Closing date:

9am, Monday 8th August

Hi, we’re 10:10 – we bring people together to do bold, beautiful things that help tackle climate change.

As you a social media whizz, with a way with words and an eye for a good pic? Got a view on whether climate NGOs should be embracing Facebook Live? Do you love the challenge of communicating big issues to large, diverse audiences? Do you have a commitment to listening to supporters, not just talking to them? Do you want to tackle climate change head on? You could be just who we’re looking for…

We’re looking for a supporter engagement lead to join our growing communications team and act as the chief conduit between 10:10 and our supporters. You’d report to the head of communications and work alongside other comms team members as well as fundraisers and campaigning staff.

About the opportunity

You’ll be one of the key copywriters in the team, composing emails as well as posting to social media. Supported by other design and copywriting experts in the team, you’ll help produce the pictures, puns, and sparkle that catches the eye of our supporters, intrigues new audiences, and motivates them all to take action on climate change.

You’d also take a lead when it comes to dreaming up ways to engage new audiences on social media spaces like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram. We’d want you to develop our following there and also have an eye squarely on the horizon of new trends, and a sense of platforms we’re not currently utilising (e.g. we’re not on Snapchat, should we be?). You’ll help build our communications schedule, ensuring our supporters always have something interesting to engage with.

Find out more and apply here

Inspirational Jobs – Communications Coordinator The Rainforest Foundation

COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

London NW5

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Full time (35 hours/week)

Fixed term until 30th September 2019

Salary: £30,500 per annum

Closing date:

Wednesday 20th July 2016

The rainforest is a home, a habitat, a shelter, a pharmacy, a supermarket and an ecosystem that supports many lives and livelihoods. For the indigenous people and animals that inhabit it, the rainforest is everything. Yet most forest dependent people are unable to defend the lands on which they live from forest destruction, land theft and resource exploitation. The Rainforest Foundation UK aims to change this.

At the RFUK, we tackle deforestation locally and globally. Locally, we help forest communities to gain land rights, challenge logging companies, manage their forests and protect their environment. Globally, we campaign to influence national and international laws to protect rainforests and their inhabitants.

About the opportunity

Working in a small but dynamic communications team, the Communications Coordinator will generate (including the writing, editing, proofreading and coordinate of) various in-house communications targeted at a wide and diverse range of audiences (in both English and French); and will develop and contribute to RFUK’s presence and outreach through social media channels. The post would suit someone with a strong charity communications background with a proven track record.

Apply here

Inspirational Jobs – Communications Assistant Rainforest Foundation

COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT

London NW5

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Full time (35 hours/week)

Fixed term until 30th September 2019

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Closing date:

Wednesday 20th July 2016

The rainforest is a home, a habitat, a shelter, a pharmacy, a supermarket and an ecosystem that supports many lives and livelihoods. For the indigenous people and animals that inhabit it, the rainforest is everything. Yet most forest dependent people are unable to defend the lands on which they live from forest destruction, land theft and resource exploitation. The Rainforest Foundation UK aims to change this.

At the RFUK, we tackle deforestation locally and globally. Locally, we help forest communities to gain land rights, challenge logging companies, manage their forests and protect their environment. Globally, we campaign to influence national and international laws to protect rainforests and their inhabitants.

About the opportunity

We are seeking a Communications Assistant to work within a small but dynamic team. The successful candidate will edit, proofread and coordinate the production of various in-house communications targeted at our supporters and the general public. They will also develop and contribute to RFUK’s presence and outreach through social media channels. The post would ideally suit someone with a charity communications background with a proven track record.

Apply here

Inspiring Jobs – Video and Content Manager The Ocean Cleanup

VIDEO & CONTENT MANAGER

The Netherlands

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Full Time Permanent Contract
The Ocean Cleanup develops advanced technology to extract, prevent, and intercept plastic pollution. Our goal is to initiate the largest cleanup in history by 2020.

We are a young organization with a mission to tackle a global problem of an unprecedented scale. What we are aiming for is not easy, and we know we need to push the limits of current technological boundaries to reach our goals. We are passionate about creating awesome things, and believe that through optimism, perseverance and ingenuity we will succeed. We are recruiting a diverse team of bright, high-performing people, who feel comfortable going off the beaten path, and who perceive setbacks merely as necessary obstacles to be taken on the route to great and lasting achievement.

Job Purpose:

We are looking for an outstanding Communications Manager who will be end-responsible for producing The Ocean Cleanup’s communication content, ranging from photo/video to writing. On a secondary level, you will be assisting the CEO and Head of Communication. Responsibilities include:

  • Supply The Ocean Cleanup’s projects and activities with videography/cinematography and photography support
  • Plan, and execute writing and edit press releases, speeches, and articles/editorials
  • Plan and execute internal and external communication with focus on technical or engineering aspects of The Ocean Cleanup
  • Manage The Ocean Cleanup’s social media presence and website
  • Manage The Ocean Cleanup’s multimedia libraries
  • Maintain Q&As for the content area (engineering/technology)
  • Maintain the communications calendar of The Ocean Cleanup
  • Define and manage a global network of state of the art suppliers
  • Keep up with relevant developments in communications, identify new developments and trends, foster dialogue about developments and their relevance for The Ocean Cleanup
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact and effect of communication activities

Apply Here