Grow Wild Social Media & Content Executive

Kew Royal Botanic Gardens

Richmond, Surrey
£29,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, food, farming & horticulture

Closing date: Sunday, 2nd September 2018  


Grow Wild Social Media & Content Executive (1 year FTC)
Full time, Fixed Term (FTA)
Kew Gardens, Richmond

The Grow Wild Social Media and Content Executive will deliver RBG Kew’s mission by engaging and growing Grow Wild’s online community through our various social media channels. The post will also be responsible for creating and curating inspiring digital content that engages people in the wonder of UK native plants and fungi.

Grow Wild is RBG Kew’s national outreach learning programme. It connects people across the UK to nature and each other by sharing UK native plants and fungi.

Grow Wild inspires children, young people and adults to take one million positive actions each year online and on-the-ground. Over 4.3 million people have taken part since 2012.

Grow Wild is supported by the Big Lottery Fund. It was publicly voted the UK’s Best Environment Project in the National Lottery Awards 2016 on BBC1. Details: www.growwilduk.com

The successful applicant will have experience of successfully managing multiple social media accounts, with an intuitive grasp of how to maximise engagement and keep on top of emerging trends.

They will also have excellent research, copywriting and editing skills, particularly for a digital environment, and will have experience commissioning content, including video and other rich media.

This Grow Wild role will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) and will be based Kew Gardens.

Salary will be £29,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience. We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

For full details on this role please visit our website.

Closing date: 2 September 2018

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.


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