Communications Manager, UK

Permanent employee, Full-time · United Kingdom Remote

Role Summary

Are you a highly-creative communicator with a sharp eye for visual impact and a way with words and design? Can you help us tell the story of our programmes, including School Plates, which makes school meals healthier and more sustainable, as well the upcoming Hospital Plates and our policy work? We want to create engaging content to explain the need for better public sector food, to showcase our services, and to illustrate our impact. 

As well as being a strong writer, you’ll be a creative designer, comfortable with handling design requests among your other tasks in a busy workload. Reporting directly to the UK Director, you’ll also work closely with the rest of the UK team as well as some international colleagues.
Job Details
Reports to: Director, UK
Location: Remote (home-based), UK
Hours: 32-40 h per week
Salary range: Depending on experience, between £28-32,000 (based on FTE)
Responsibilities
  • Complete a range of design tasks including printed materials such as leaflets and banners, as well as slides and digital assets for social media and newsletters,  ensuring all designed materials align with brand guidelines
  • Write and distribute our various newsletters on Mailchimp and LinkedIn, while also building and engaging our supporter base
  • Create relevant web content including regular news stories, recipes and blogs 
  • Improve SEO
  • Manage and grow our social media channels with creative and engaging content focusing on School Plates
  • Contribute to written reports, often liaising with external designers
  • Proofreading and editing all external content before publication
  • Produce detailed case studies to support our School Plates programme, including some occasional UK travel
  • Provide communications support for School Plates across the different UK nations including Scotland
  • Provide technical/logistical support for Zoom webinars and meetings
  • Liaising with external partners/alliances and working together where appropriate to raise brand awareness and further our mission
  • Managing and building Ambassador relationships, identifying opportunities to reach a wider audience through celebrity/influencer engagement
  • Help to identify opportunities for UK PR work, and support the drafting of press releases and media approaches 
  • Provide ad hoc fundraising support
  • Setting and monitoring overall annual and quarterly comms objectives and key results
Qualifications

Essential

  • At least three years’ experience within digital communications, marketing or design
  • Confident designer with experience of using Canva and Adobe
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to write effectively for a range of audiences
  • Track record of growing online presence and reaching new audiences, as well as managing, scheduling, and monitoring social media channels
  • Strong attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Solution-focused and resilient
  • Team player
  • Passionate about food systems change
  • Ability to work well unsupervised, with experience of working in remote teams 


Desirable
  • Video content creation skills and experience
  • Published writer
  • Fundraising experience
Benefits of working with us
  • A strong organisational focus on personal development, with a designated training budget.
  • Provision of a work laptop.
  • Flexible, trust-based working arrangements and home-office arrangements.
  • Career development support.
  • Mindfulness programme - free Headspace account.
  • We are a workplace that encourages everyone to bring their whole selves to work. We are an inclusive workplace for our diverse employees around the world.
  • And, last but not least, become part of a great team and work with us towards a world where everyone chooses delicious and healthy food that is good for all humans, animals, and our planet!
When?
Application deadline: Open until filled
Start date: As soon as possible
Further information

Please submit your application using our online form including your CV and cover letter. By submitting your application you agree that your personal data will be processed by and shared with our UK entity (ProVeg C.I.C.) and German entity (ProVeg e.V.). We will be interviewing on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

The recruitment process consists of:
1.    Online Cognitive Aptitude test + Personality test
2.    Online trial task
3.    Interview with Senior Management

About us

ProVeg International is a food awareness organisation working to transform the global food system by replacing 50% of animal products globally with plant-based and cultivated foods by 2040.

ProVeg engages with all relevant stakeholders to create a food system where everyone chooses delicious and healthy food that is good for all humans, animals, and our planet.


ProVeg has received the United Nations’ Momentum for Change Award and works closely with key UN food and environment agencies. 


ProVeg creates global impact, with offices in 12 countries across four continents and more than 200 employees. 


Data Protection Information for Applicants
More information about the processing of your personal data during your application at ProVeg e.V. can be found here in German and English. If you are applying at ProVeg INT, more Information can be found here, available in German and English.
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