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Communications and campaigns assistant

Communications and campaigns assistant

Based: EJF office in Bath or London

Contract: Full-time, permanent

Salary range: £20,000-25,000 (dependent on experience)

Benefits:

  • Private healthcare package
  • Generous pension rising with each year of service
  • Generous annual leave allowance increasing for each year of service, plus 1 personal day per year
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Home working 2 days per week (after completion of 6 month trial period) Initially during Covid-19 remote working

Position overview:

This is a varied role for someone with a passion for environmental justice, superb written and oral communications skills, and the dedication and tenacity to get the best outcomes possible for our campaigns. Working within the communications team but across all EJF’s campaigns, the Communications and Campaigns Assistant would be involved in a wide variety of tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Event planning and management, especially in the run up to COP 26
  • Independent research, copywriting and content creation for social media, newsletter, and website
  • Media coverage monitoring
  • Updating CRM (contact database)
  • Researching new leads for media stories and films
  • Mapping target audiences and political landscapes
  • Contacting organisations and influential and high-profile individuals to support EJF’s campaigns
  • Assisting with fundraising, including liaising with companies, drafting copy and managing contacts
  • Proof reading reports and communications materials

Essential skills and attributes:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Creativity and ideas for new ways to engage the public with our messaging
  • Ability to adapt writing style to attract and engage a range of different audiences
  • Ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail and factual accuracy
  • Good data management skills
  • Reliable, determined, and self-motivated, able to work effectively with a small, dynamic team.

Desirable skills and attributes:

  • Experience using Adobe creative suites
  • Proficiency in other languages, especially German
  • Experience with social media advertising tools and analysis

Applications:

Please send your CV and cover letter explaining why you are the right person for this job and where you saw this ad to: recruitment@ejfoundation.org

Closing date for applications: We are looking to recruit for this post as soon as possible so we will review applications as they come in, with a final deadline of 24th Sept 2021 at 5pm.