Head of Communications and Marketing

  • Location: London, Hybrid - Totnes, Hybrid
  • Salary: c £65,000
  • Ref: LY-2301-8805
  • 2023-01-19T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield
  • Permanent

Join Common Seas in making a real difference as Head of Comms and Marketing

Common Seas is a social enterprise on a mission to quickly and significantly reduce the amount of plastic waste produced and stop it polluting our rivers and seas. Having established themselves as both a global thought leader and a highly practical actor in the plastic pollution space, they are now at an extremely exciting stage of growth and are looking to recruit a Head of Communications and Marketing to develop, coordinate and implement a powerful and creative communications strategy.

What they are looking for

  • A seasoned media and communications professional who can draw on their experience to help this small organisation grow and deliver impact
  • A candidate capable of balancing big picture strategic thinking with effective and efficient tactical execution
  • A creative and entrepretenurial outlook that knows how to get things done
  • Proven experience in branding, marketing, strategic communications, behaviour change campaigns and delivering complex international projects
  • Experience of managing communications projects on time and to budget
  • Experience of managing and coordinating teams and agencies
  • A personal passion for sustainability and social issues

Key skills and experience required 

  • Demonstrable experience of managing brands, content and campaigns
  • Experience of development and overseeing implementation of marketing and comms strategies
  • Experience of managing multiple projects and campaigns and responding to emerging priorities
  • Demonstrable experience of working with external marketing and comms resources, including press and public relations
  • Ability to keep a team up to speed on tasks and due dates
  • A strong creative sense
  • Confident in overseeing the design and production of content and campaigns
  • Ability to work closely with leadership teams
  • Natural storytelling and communications ability
  • A strong commitment to Common Seas' core mission

For more information and to apply for this exciting new role, please share your CV and supporting statement via the link provided. 

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