Job Description - Communications Manager
Acre is incredibly excited to partner with Plastic Oceans (UK) to source an ambitious, energetic and assertive Communications Manager. This newly created role will provide an ambitious individual with an opportunity to help shape the organisation's future and turn awareness into action by activating young people as agents of change.
Plastic Oceans (UK) is a dedicated non-profit organisation who first defined their mission to, 'End plastic entering the ocean within a generation' in 2009. Since then they have been at the forefront of raising awareness of plastic pollution - including production of the award-winning feature length film A Plastic Ocean.
This role will initially report to the Business Manager and will work closely with the CEO, Simon Usher, the Founder, Jo Ruxton, and the rest of the UK team. Responsibilities for this unique position include:
Creating inspiring and timely content while planning and implementing effective communication strategies for key audiences
Commissioning content internally and using external agencies where appropriate
Working directly with the wider team to ensure everyone plays their unique role while reviewing and modifying communication strategies
Ownership of the website, social media platforms, email distributions; ensuring brand credibility is maintained
Implementing digital marketing campaigns and strengthening media relationships with both mainstream and trade press
Overseeing internal implementation of key systems (CRM/Salesforce, Mailchimp, Planoly, Hootsuite, digital marketing platform Turtle)
This is a great opportunity to join a growing organisation and have a real impact in deterring one of the biggest challenges of our time.
Additional requirements for this role include:
Previous, relevant and tangible communications experience
A passion and enthusiasm for the sustainability/environmental sector
Flexibility, emotional intelligence, self-awareness and a thoughtful, tenacious and inspiring nature
Being comfortable with ambiguity and motivated by the opportunity to improve the impact and reach of Plastic Oceans' work
Candidates with diverse backgrounds or experiences are encouraged to apply
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