Help raise our profile and champion a better future
2021 is shaping up to be a significant year for climate action. With major international climate talks planned for November and governments and businesses alike making big announcements, change is in the air.
Bioregional’s communications team is vital to ensuring that we play our full part in maximising the opportunities of unprecedented environmental awareness and action, and helping set the world on a path to net zero emissions.
We are looking for a strategic communicator. Someone who can help us cut through the noise to reach our target audiences within the built environment, retail and local government sectors, and to lead our small but mighty communications team in raising our profile, promoting our services, and sharing our brilliant stories. Our aim: to show others that a better future is still within our grasp, and inspire them to take bold action now.
Responsibilities and experience required
Our Head of Communications oversees all communications and marketing activities. This includes working with our advisory teams to promote their services and expertise through digital communications and PR, overseeing a programme of events, and supporting our CEO to add our constructive voice to relevant policy debates.
They are also responsible for promoting wider use of our internationally recognised sustainability framework, One Planet Living.
Our ideal candidate will have:
- A strong track record of achievement in a communications, marketing or PR role
- Excellent writing and editing skills for a range of audiences
- A good working knowledge of a broad range of digital communications channels and tools
- Experience in leading teams, able to bring out the best in people
- Experience of working within a sustainability or purpose-led organisation
- Strong interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills
- A deep personal commitment to sustainability
Bioregional has been winning awards and creating cutting-edge solutions to sustainability for over 25 years. Our ambition is simple. We want to inspire people to live happy, healthy lives within the natural limits of the planet, leaving space for wildlife and wilderness. We call this One Planet Living.
Bioregional is known for being an exceptionally friendly place to work, with a strong team culture that continues to thrive even during the pandemic.
Diversity and inclusion
Bioregional is committed to increasing diversity within our organisation, and the environmental sector as a whole. We welcome job applications from all, and treat all applications equally, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or any other equality characteristic. We expressly welcome applications from people of a Black, Asian or minority ethnic background.
The post is permanent and full-time and is normally based at our offices at BedZED in South London, on the mainline Victoria and Thameslink train lines.
Salary: £49,000 to £55,000 depending on experience, plus 6% employer’s ethical pension contribution and 25 days of annual leave, rising by one day a year up to five years’ service.
How to apply
Please read the full job description and submit a CV and cover letter describing why you want the job and what you would bring to the role to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications: 9am, Monday 24 May 2021
We aim to hold interviews on either 3 or 4 June 2021
We regret that as we have limited resources, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.