Communications Manager

  • Location: Hybrid: 3 days per week in the office (Bond St, London)
  • Salary: £55,000
  • Ref: LY-2307-9193
  • 2023-09-11T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield
  • Permanent

Join Common Seas as a Communications Manager and Drive Impactful Change in Plastic Solutions!

The Opportunity:

Plastic is everywhere. From the farthest oceans to deep inside our bodies. 

Common Seas works with governments, businesses, and communities to develop and deliver solutions that tackle the source of the plastic problem. From on-the-ground projects in Indonesia and Greece, to supporting Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the negotiations for a UN plastics treaty. 

As a Communications Manager, you will play a pivotal role in showcasing Common Seas' thought leadership and on-the-ground impact. You'll have the opportunity to lead the organisation's social media efforts, respond to inquiries, and work on proactive campaigns, ranging from government partnerships to behaviour change initiatives. If you are a brilliant storyteller and writer with a passion for turning inspiring work into engaging narratives, this role is for you!

Role Responsibilities:

• Develop and curate engaging content by collaborating across Common Seas.
• Create and execute media campaigns to promote programs and research, working with the agency and the Head of Marketing and Communications.
• Maintain and update the Common Seas website.
• Lead the organisation's social media presence, including strategy development, content calendars, and metric-based optimisation.
• Develop content for Common Seas' Instagram account in collaboration with the Design Lead.
• Advise program teams on effective social media use, including potential paid campaigns.
• Manage day-to-day social media accounts, respond to messages and comments, and report on key results.

Essential Skills:

• Strong writing and storytelling abilities.
• Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
• Demonstrated success in driving engagement on social media, preferably in charity or corporate settings and  experience with successful paid social media campaigns on Meta and LinkedIn.
• Proficiency in digital metrics for optimisation and reporting.
• Background in environmental causes and impactful behaviour change initiatives.
• Relevant degree.
• Ability to work independently and handle competing priorities effectively whilst being a collaborative, professional, and agile team player.

  • Accepted file types: pdf, docx, doc, Max. file size: 2 MB.
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