JOB VACANCY – Promotion and Marketing Lead (part-time)

Mar 4, 2020


WWOOF UK are recruiting!

Part-time Promotion and Marketing Lead, 2.5 days per week for 18 months fixed term contract (with the hope the role will continue, subject to income and success)

As we move towards our 50th year, we want more people to have heard about the wonderful thing that is WWOOFing, and we want to create more opportunities for active participation. Under the umbrella of our 50th birthday and golden year celebrations, we are significantly investing in a post to lead us in achieving both of these things.  

To see the full job description and person specification click here


** Please note you must be based in the UK to be considered for this role**


Job Terms

Contracted Hours: This is a part time role – 2.5 days/week (18.75 hours/week) – with a fixed term contract, with the hope the role will continue, subject to income and success

Salary: £26,715 per annum, pro rata 

NB: WWOOF UK has a flat payment structure; all workers paid at exactly the same rate.  

Pension & holidays: WWOOF has an occupational pension scheme which, if eligible, the appointed person may enrol into.  Statutory paid holiday entitlement is given to all staff (5.6 weeks/year pro rata).

Working pattern & location: Tuesday is the core working day for the WWOOF UK staff team, so the successful applicant will be required to work at least half a day on Tuesdays (preferably the whole day).  There is flexibility for the post-holder to work their remaining hours within standard office hours across the week, although occasional weekend and evening work is required to enable attendance at meetings.  The WWOOF staff team all work from home, using their own IT equipment.


Application Process

Please send all three of the following things to

1. your CV (two pages maximum)

2. a cover letter (two pages maximum) outlining how you meet the person specification and what you think you can bring to the WWOOF team via this role

3. a written example of your work – or a link to your work online – which was picked up / used by the media, along with a short explanation of why you think it was successful


Deadline for application: Sunday 29th March, 2020. We cannot accept applications after the deadline.


Shortlisting: We hope to shortlist for interview by 3rd April, 2020 and will contact all applicants to inform them of whether or not they’ve been shortlisted.

Interview dates: An initial short Skype call (half hour maximum) will be held with shortlisted candidates, probably in the week commencing 6th April.  After a further shortlisting process, face-to-face interviews will be held in the couple of weeks following that (exact details and location TBC).

Start date: We hope the new post-holder may be able to start in May, June if not.

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