We’re looking for a motivated, multi-skilled person to join our team and help to deliver ambitious communications for environmental research projects. You’ll be working with scientists, graphic designers, copywriters, web-developers and film-makers to produce content and engage our target audiences.
As a communications officer you will:
- Support our team in delivering communication strategies for multiple scientific, environmental research projects.
- Write, edit and proofread a range of communications materials for broad audiences, including news items, newsletters, blog posts, policy briefings and reports, scripts for videos and podcasts, and more.
- Produce, schedule and post social media content for professional audiences.
- Oversee the design of communication materials, including publications, graphics and videos.
- Plan and facilitate online and in-person events.
- Monitor and analyse communications activities for project reporting.
Countryscape is a multi-disciplinary company, combining the creative skills of a communications agency with the scientific knowledge of an environmental consultancy.
Countryscape is also a partner in Oppla, a web-based knowledge hub and community focussed on natural capital, ecosystem services and nature-based solutions. Oppla has grown to become the world’s largest community dedicated to nature-based solutions and the Oppla team manages communications for several large scientific research projects (predominantly those funded by the EU Horizon programme).
In this role you will primarily be working on Oppla projects, helping to communicate the latest environmental science to diverse audiences including government, business, civil society, the general public and the scientific community itself.
Conditions of service
Salary: £27,000 - £35,000 based on experience
Hours of work: The basic working week is 37 hours. Flexible working will be considered.
Annual leave: Annual leave entitlement is 25 days plus 8 public holidays.
Location: Based in Manchester with the opportunity to work from home. You will occasionally be required to travel to meetings around the UK and in Europe.
To apply for the position, please complete the Application Form on this page and upload a copy of your CV. Applications without a fully completed application form will not be considered. Enquiries should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Friday 25th August 2023
Interview dates: 5-8th September 2023
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