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UK communications officer - digital
Whale and Dolphin Conservation
  • Salary £22,700 per year
  • Location Chippenham, Wiltshire
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Category Communications, PR , Digital
  • Sectors Animal
  • Job Reference : COD19b

Job Description

WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation, is the leading global charity dedicated to the conservation and protection of whales and dolphins. We defend these remarkable creatures against the many threats they face through campaigns, lobbying, advising governments, conservation projects, field research and rescue.

We are now looking for a full-time communications officer to join our UK campaigns and communications team based in Chippenham, Wiltshire to help develop and implement an integrated digital communications strategy that supports WDC fundraising, campaigns and policy work, and engages supporters and potential supporters. Reporting to the UK communications manager, you will be instrumental in developing and managing WDC’s busy social media activity, increasing impact and growing awareness of WDC and its work.

We are looking for a hard-working person with proven experience of developing and delivering digital communications plans, experience in the use of social media to support communications, marketing and/or fundraising functions, and a good understanding of digital platforms and social media (especially Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn).

The role requires solid copywriting skills, an eye for detail, creative thinking, commitment and enthusiasm for the cause. Some experience of media relations would also be desirable.

This is a full-time, permanent post.
Salary c£22,700.
Closing Date:  30th September 2019 - 3pm GMT.

Apply with CV and covering via the link below.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Interviews will commence at the start of October.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.