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Senior Marketing and Communications Officer

Soil Association
Spear House, Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 3NX

Posted: 10/04/2019

Deadline: 24/04/2019

Compensation: £21,886 (0.8 FTE (£27,357) pa

Paid Part-time Fixed term / contract

Job description

About us

Food for Life (FFL) is an exciting and fast-growing programme that is about making good food the easy choice for everyone and reconnecting people with where their food comes from. We work with schools, nurseries, hospitals, care settings and whole cities, helping them raise food standards and build food knowledge and skills through a ‘whole setting approach’. Food for Life is a Soil Association programme – find out more about who we are here

About the opportunity

Are you passionate about positively changing people’s lives through the power of good food? Food Generations is a 4 year, UK-wide programme which will connect different generations through cooking, growing and sharing food, bringing people together to improve their physical and mental wellbeing, tackle ageism and build new connections between people of all ages that strengthens their communities.  

Your role

In this role, you will produce and review marketing content and undertake activities to support the development and delivery of the communication and marketing strategy for the Food for Life Get Togethers programme. You will work with Programme Managers and our Marketing and Communications team to produce high quality materials and develop our resources, web pages and social media channels.

About you

You’ll thrive in this role if you are a creative and commercially-minded marketer and highly organised. You will enjoy working with a variety of marketing tools including design software across a range of programmes.  You will have experience of developing a range of marketing materials specifically including copywriting, design and web projects. You will be able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team, have a flexible approach and be able to meet deadlines. PR experience would also be a big advantage in this role.

If you would like a marketing role where you can make a real difference and demonstrate creative flair to build an exciting third sector brand, we want to hear from you.

Please visit our website to read the full Job Description for the role.

Commitment to Safeguarding

The Soil Association and FFL are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people that we work with. In accordance with this commitment we ensure that we follow a thorough and safe recruitment and selection process for all roles that work with children. 

Our employee benefits

Working with us you will have a range of financial and lifestyle benefits, including: 

• 27 days annual holiday plus bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service • A defined contribution pension scheme • Free membership of the Soil Association Charity • Discounts on organic produce, farm visits • Volunteer days to give back to the local community or support green initiatives • Family friendly policies, flexible working and childcare vouchers • Cycle to work, Bristol Pound scheme

Contract: 4 years fixed term, starting June 2019

Hours: 30 hours per week

Application information

To make an application for this role please visit our website and complete an application form and send to

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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.