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Marketing and Communications Lead

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Sectors Communications & Marketing
Town/City London
Salary Additional Information £35,000 - £37,000 per annum, dependent on experience, plus a living in London supplement (if based in London). Contract: Permanent
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 09/09/2022
Company Name Blue Marine Foundation
Contact Name
Email becki@edelweisshr.co.uk
Website Further Details / Applications
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We are seeking an extraordinary communications specialist to take a leading role in one of the most exposed departments of this ambitious and fast-growing ocean conservation charity. You must thrive in a busy and demanding department juggling the needs of multiple projects, campaigns and partnership projects.

The position requires competency and confidence in dealing with the press, exquisite writing skills and an extraordinary eye for detail. You will understand how to communicate complicated environmental issues to broad and eco-fatigued audiences. As a consummate professional you will deal with our many important ambassadors confidentially and be a reliable and passionate team member who can get stuck in as the situation demands.

Salary: £35,000 - £37,000 per annum, dependent on experience, plus a living in London supplement (if based in London)

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full- time, Monday – Friday, 9am - 6pm

Location: Somerset House, London, and/or working remotely

Reporting to: Director of Communications

Application deadline: Friday 9 September 2022

Please send your CV and a letter explaining your skills and suitability for the role along with information on your salary expectations to Becki Constable: becki@edelweisshr.co.uk 

If you would like to know more or have any questions, then we’d be happy to help.

We are committed to an inclusive workplace, where there is equality of opportunity. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Role & responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Director of Communications to deliver the marketing and communications strategy for Blue Marine.
  • Develop relationships with national and global press/agencies.
  • Support the Director of Communications with creating press releases and respond to requests from the media for comment.
  • Establish a communication strategy incorporating media and public relations, press, celebrity/ambassador engagement, internal communications, brand marketing, advertising, events, digital and social media and the production of materials.
  • Manage Blue Marine’s ambassadors and spokespeople; ensuring high engagement levels and that relevant opportunities are taken advantage of.
  • Create and maintain all marketing collateral including fundraising and ambassador packs, leaflets, reports, brochures and invitations.
  • Take responsibility for the development, management and maintenance of Blue Marine’s website – including the development of a next generation website.
  • Lead on the production of all marketing materials and communications, including newsletters and updates to supporters, as well as key publications such as the annual review.
  • Analyse all aspects of communications on a quarterly basis and provide relevant updates for Blue Marine’s quarterly board meetings.
  • Increase the organisation’s profile at important marine conservation events and conferences.
  • Edit and proofread reports and proposals, ensuring they adhere to Blue Marine’s style guide, as needed.
  • Create and circulate a monthly internal newsletter with relevant updates to the team.

Skills and experience required:


  • Relevant qualification/s
  • Strong understanding of effective conservation communication and marketing 
  • Relevant experience within a similar position
  • Personable and confident personality
  • Ability to manage many moving elements of a project
  • An excellent communicator (written and verbal), with experience of engaging, managing, and building stakeholder relationships.
  • Highly self-motivated and determination to succeed.
  • Able to work under pressure, prioritise tasks and meet key deadlines.
  • Excellent team working and inter-personal skills.
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