Marketing and Communications Manager (Maternity Cover)

Galapagos Conservation Trust

£25,000 pa depending on experience

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract 02073997440 Lisa Wheeler

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental education, marine conservation

Closing date: Monday, 29th April 2019  

The Galapagos Conservation Trust (GCT) is currently recruiting cover for their full-time Communications and Marketing Manager who will be going on maternity leave in the summer. This role is key in raising the profile of our organisation with current and new audiences and raising unrestricted income through our appeals, events and annual raffle. While working in our friendly and busy office in central London, you will be responsible for implementing GCT’s brand and ensuring quality, impact and consistency of our communications, marketing and events. To find out more and to apply, please visit our website. This role is a temporary contract for 9 months.

What we want


  • 3-5 years proven experience in a marketing and/or communications role
  • Previous line management experience
  • Experience in writing copy for fundraising and/or marketing materials such as magazines, appeals, and online media
  • Experience in organising and running events
  • A strong member of the team, with the ability to communicate effectively and willingness to undertake any other duties which may be required from time to time
  • A high energy, self-starter who will be responsive to the changing demands of a growing and developing organisation
  • A passion for the natural world and knowledge of working in the charity sector


  • Experience of ambassador/celebrity liaison, and working with national and regional media
  • Knowledge of design/editing software such as Photoshop or InDesign
  • Budget planning and management

What you will get

  • ~4000 engaged supporters
  • Responsibility for producing GCT’s communications portfolio
  • Line management of the Communications and Membership Officer, support from the Office Assistant and volunteers alongside a fully engaged staff team
  • You will report directly to the CEO who will support with ambassador/celebrity liaison and other communications/fundraising
  • A connection with cutting edge conservation projects in the planet’s first World Heritage Site, the Galapagos Islands and the surrounding Galapagos Marine Reserve

To apply for this role, please send a CV, completed application form and a covering letter explaining how you meet the key requirements of the role and your motivation for applying. The application form and contact details can be found on our website.

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 29 April 2019

First interviews are expected to take place from the 7-10 May. Thank you for your interest.

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