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Communications Officer

Soil Association
Spear House, Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 6AD

Posted: 28/04/2021

Deadline: 11/05/2021

Compensation: £26,110 per year

Paid Full-time Fixed term / contract


Job description

Looking for a digital role in the charity sector? Look no further! We’re looking for a full-time Marketing and Communications Officer to join our Food for Life Team.

2 year fixed-term contract to cover an internal secondment

About our organisation

The Soil Association, formed in 1946, is the only UK charity which works across the spectrum of human health, the environment and animal welfare. That’s because we cannot tackle these issues in isolation. 

We campaign for change, we support farming innovation, we serve healthy food in communities, we support and grow the organic market and we protect forests.

We couldn't do any of this without our supporters, partners, donors and dedicated staff. We make a difference in the world where it’s needed the most.

Our Food for Life programme is about making good food the easy choice for everyone – making healthy, tasty and sustainable meals the norm for all to enjoy, reconnecting people with where their food comes from, teaching them how it’s grown and cooked, and championing the importance of well-sourced ingredients.

About you

We’re looking for an enthusiastic team player with:

  • Experience of delivering effective communications across the ‘mix’ – including marketing, PR, digital and social media
  • Experience of creating rich content for digital communications and social media
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud suite, SEO, Google Analytics, CMS and CRM systems 
  • The ability to collaborate well as part of close-knit team 
  • An interest in sustainability, food systems and behaviour change 

Important dates

Interviews are expected to take place: online, week commencing 17th May 2021

Application information

Visit our website to submit your application form. Please note we look at applications on arrival and reserve the right to close this vacancy early.

Please check your junk/spam folder if you do not receive a confirmation email upon submitting your application. Correspondence regarding your application will be sent through Hireful, our applicant tracking system, so please mark this as a safe sender. All candidates will subsequently receive an email from Hireful to confirm whether they have made it through to interview stage.

For any queries, please contact recruitment@soilassociation.org

Please note we do not accept CVs or Cover Letters.

Soil Association is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants regardless of their background. We value diversity whilst also acknowledging that people from certain backgrounds are underrepresented in our organisation. If you’re not sure about applying, please get in touch with us for a chat.

Thank you for your interest in supporting our work at the Soil Association

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About Soil Association

Our organisation started in 1946 to pioneer a better world – one where we can all farm, eat and live healthily in balance with the environment. Our team of around 250 employees have been working with this vision for positive change ever since. We’re farming, growing, buying, cooking and eating. We’re campaigning, lobbying and certifying. We’re running research programmes that pave the way for change. And we’re inspiring millions of people to take their own step towards a sustainable future.