Campaigns Communications Coordinator – Landworkers’ Alliance

Apr 21, 2021

The Landworkers’ Alliance are recruiting a Campaigns Communications Coordinator.

For this exciting and engaging role, we are seeking a confident and skilled communicator who understands the complex issues and dynamics surrounding food, farming and land-use in the UK and internationally in order to research, write, develop and deliver communications that highlight and promote the campaigns work the LWA are undertaking. 

The role will involve coordinating, developing and delivering strategic communications aimed at our members and the wider public through multiple modes of communication that include, but are not limited to, newsletters, social media platforms, and the Landworkers’ Alliance website as well as press work through alternative, agricultural and mainstream media outlets. This role requires a detailed knowledge of the politics and practice of food, farming and land-use in the UK, including the key players and central issues in food sovereignty and agroecology, an understanding of diverse communications strategies and an ability to communicate sensitive issues to a wide range of stakeholders. 

The Campaigns Communications Coordinator will work closely with the LWA Campaigns Team (covering the devolved nations of the UK), and will be supervised by the Campaigns Coordinator. This role will also work closely with the Communications and Media Coordinator who manages the public and member facing comms for the LWA, including newsletters, social media, website and press releases. 

 

Hours: 24 hours per week (3 days)

Duration: One year contract, aiming to extend subject to funding

Location: Working remotely with the capacity for some travel

Remuneration: £17,472 gross annual salary PAYE (£29,120 pro rata). With 1.5% annual increase, subject to review. Statutory pension contribution and holiday allowance. 

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm 2nd May

Interview period: Week commencing 10th May

Start Date: End of May / Early June

 

For more information, please see the full Job Description and Person Specification.

 

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