Internal Communications Advisor

Application deadline: 
Sunday, 7. April 2019 - 23:45

Internal Communications Advisor

• Location: Cambridge, UK
• Full time: 35 hours per week
• Contract: Open-ended
• Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 pro rata plus competitive 12% pension benefit
• Annual Leave: 25 days pro rata in year 1, increasing by 1 day pa to 28 days
 
BirdLife International is the world’s largest nature conservation partnership. Through our unique local-to-global approach, we deliver high impact and long-term conservation for the benefit of nature and people.
 
We are looking for an enthusiastic person to inform, inspire and unite the thousands within the BirdLife Partnership based all over the world, through the effective use of its various internal communication channels.
 
You will be regularly updating the BirdLife extranet with engaging and topical content, including news stories, videos, tutorials and other supporting materials, to ensure our staff are better connected and on top of what is happening across the world.
 
You will be taking the lead on distributing important updates to staff, including policy and procedural changes, in a clear and timely manner, through emails, newsletters and other delivery methods where appropriate.
 
Additionally, you will take a supporting role in uniting the wider BirdLife Partnership, developing new and innovative tools to facilitate more effective Partner-to-Partner communication.
 
 
The ideal candidate will have 
• A degree or relevant experience
• Internal communications experience or a relevant qualification
• Knowledge of global environmental issues and international conservation issues
• A passion for nature, wildlife and the environment
• A creative mindset and the ability to devise and deliver new and innovative ways to disseminate information across a global organisation
• A proven track record in writing and editing to tight deadlines
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to reach multiple stakeholders.
• Multiple language skills would be an advantage
• Experience of managing a range of channels such as social media and intranet would be an advantage 
• The right to work in the UK
 
 
Closing date:  7 April 2019
 
Application: Applications should include a covering letter summarising the applicant’s suitability for the position, a detailed CV and contact details of two referees known to the applicant in a professional capacity. Applications should be sent by email, stating where the advert was seen, to: recruitment@birdlife.org   
Interviews: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interview will be held w/c 22 April 2019.