Avalon Marshes Communications Officer

Avalon Marshes Communications Officer

Closing date:
Salary: £24,895 (£14,937 pro rata)
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Part time
Location: Avalon Marshes Centre, Avalon Marshes Centre, Shapwick Road, Westhay, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9TT
Are you an experienced Communications Officer with an interest in nature, who can hit the ground running to put one of the UK’s most important wetlands on the map? Are you excited by the opportunity to use your digital and creative content skills to help more people know about the amazing nature reserves and wonderful wildlife of the Avalon Marshes? Can you use your communications skills to inspire more people to visit in person and virtually?

Contact details

For further information about the role please contact Katie Arber; Katie.arber@somersetwildlife.org

This is a new post, part of a new team, created for the Green Recovery Challenge Fund supported Avalon Marshes Wetland Wonderland project. The post, hosted by Somerset Wildlife Trust on behalf of the project partnership, requires an immediate or as close as possible start date, and is a fixed term appointment until March 2023.

We’ll be looking to you to lead on the design and delivery of onsite and digital interpretation and communications, including a redesign of the Avalon Marshes website. You’ll be the key communications liaison between the Avalon Marshes partner organisations (Somerset Wildlife Trust, RSPB, Natural England) and will develop a clear communications plan providing creative and inspiring content for a range of audiences to learn about the wildlife there and be inspired to take positive action to protect it.

How to apply

Option 1- Written application

Please complete the application form below and send it to recruitment@somersetwildlife.org

SWT Application form

Option 2 - Video application

Please download and follow the instructions on how to submit your video statement. Video content must address the person specification or will not be considered. You will also need to complete the personal information form.

Video application documents