Head of Communications & Media

Closing date:
Salary: £38,000 per annum
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: BBOWT Head Office, The Lodge, 1 Armstrong Road, Littlemore, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 4XT
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced communications professional to lead our talented team.

Contact details

BBOWT Head Office, The Lodge, 1 Armstrong Road, Littlemore, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 4XT


Head of Communications & Media

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced communications professional to lead our talented team.  Our mission is to bring about nature’s recovery and empower people to act now for nature.  You will play a crucial role in making this happen by developing and driving the organisation’s media campaigns, marketing, brand and profile, transformational communications (both external and internal), social media and digital engagement, ensuring BBOWT is an exemplar for the Wildlife Trust movement for general public and member engagement. You will develop and implement a powerful communications and messaging strategy that ensures significant growth in the awareness, engagement and participation in our work across the three counties.

You will have an eye for telling compelling stories and experience of developing successful communications strategies. You must demonstrate experience of designing engaging digital marketing communications. You will have experience of managing and developing a team with a collaborative and engaging management style. You will also have experience of engaging with a range of stakeholders internally and externally, including developing relationships with the media.

This is an exciting time to be joining our team as we develop our new strategic plan. We have a vision of a wilder Berks, Bucks and Oxon. We’re restoring nature across these beautiful counties and empowering people to connect with their local wildlife. As we work to manage habitats to tackle the nature and climate crises locally, we provide vital breathing spaces in a crowded world, our expert team work with more than 1,700 volunteers to look after 85 nature reserves and four education centres, run hundreds of amazing events, and campaign to make nature’s recovery a reality.

About Us

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife. 

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£38,000 per annum


Full time, permanent (35 hours per week) – job share may be considered


The Lodge, Littlemore, Oxford, working from home or remote working

How to apply

To apply to the post please fill in the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form below and email to recruitment@bbowt.org.uk 

Please note that CVs will not be accepted and that only successful applicants will be notified.

The closing time and date for applications is 11.59pm on Wednesday 2nd December 2020.

First stage Interviews will be held via Zoom on 8th & 10th December 2020, 2nd stage interviews will be held via Zoom on 14th December 2020

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.