Communications Manager

SongBird Survival

Do you want to join us in changing the future for UK songbirds?

We’re looking for a Communications Manager to join our friendly supportive and ambitious team
at SongBird Survival. It’s a newly created post and a great, varied role for someone looking to
expand their communications experience and shape our comms approach.

The Role

As communications manager you’ll be responsible for leading the delivery of our new
communications strategy for communications for SBS. Duties will include:

  • Leading the delivery of our communications strategy; overseeing or delivering all our external
    communications activity with the goals of inspiring action to help songbirds, speaking up using
    science to influence policy makers and cementing our charity as an expert voice
  • Leading our media work in conjunction with external PR support, including proactively
    identifying opportunities to secure press coverage and build relationships with journalists.
  • Producing engaging digital communications and marketing materials that meet the needs of our
    target audiences.

The Person

To be considered for this role you should have a demonstrable track record of
developing and delivering communication plans to drive meaningful engagement. Experience of successfully managing relationships with UK media contacts and the
ability to lead our press and PR activities is essential, as is experience of social
media management improving success in growing audiences across multiple channels.

You should be an excellent communicator, with a confident and articulate approach and ability
to debate issues and influence changes in attitudes and actions. You will be a resilient and
committed to getting across scientific evidence on challenging issues with a range of
stakeholder views. The team at SBS are passionate and hugely committed to this wonderful cause
so you too should have an enthusiasm for wildlife and environmental issues. 

 Our organisation is ambitious, and has a fantastic culture of learning. Staff are valued in
their roles and we offer a range of benefits including flexible working patterns, TOIL policy,
pension scheme and a specific training budget.

If this sounds like the type of environment that would suit you for the next phase of your
career, then get in touch! Find out more in the full application pack and job description here.

Application is by CV and covering letter which explains how you meet the criteria in this job
description and are a good fit for SongBird Survival sent to Sue Morgan CEO, at [email protected]

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