Marketing and Communications Officer

Soil Association

£26,110 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 01179874570

Sectors: food, farming & horticulture

Closing date: Monday, 21st October 2019   7 days left

About us 

Food for Life (FFL) is an exciting and fast-growing programme that is about making good food the easy choice for everyone and reconnecting people with where their food comes from. We work with schools, nurseries, hospitals, care settings and whole cities, helping them raise food standards and build food knowledge and skills through a ‘whole setting approach’. Food for Life is a Soil Association programme – find out more about who we are here

About the opportunity

Are you passionate about positively changing people’s lives through the power of good food? If you are looking to apply your professional marketing and communication skills to a cause you feel passionately about and know you are making a difference, then this is the role for you! 

Your role 

In this role, you will produce and review marketing content and undertake activities to support the development and delivery of the communication and marketing strategy for Food for Life and its various programmes. You will work with Policy, Programme Managers and our Marketing and Communications team to produce high quality resources and communications across digital and print channels.

About you 

You will enjoy working with a variety of marketing tools including digital platforms and design software. You will have experience of developing a range of marketing materials specifically including copywriting, design, social and digital projects. You will be able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team, have a flexible approach and be able to meet deadlines. PR experience would also be a big advantage in this role. 

If you would like a marketing role where you can make a real difference and demonstrate creative flair to build an exciting third sector brand, we want to hear from you. Please visit our website to read the full Job Description for the role. 

Commitment to Safeguarding 

The Soil Association and FFL are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people that we work with. In accordance with this commitment we ensure that we follow a thorough and safe recruitment and selection process for all roles that work with children.

Our employee benefits 

Working with us you will have a range of financial and lifestyle benefits, including:

  • 27 days annual holiday plus bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service 
  • A defined contribution pension scheme 
  • Free membership of the Soil Association Charity 
  • Discounts on organic produce, farm visits 
  • Volunteer days to give back to the local community or support green initiatives 
  • Family friendly policies, flexible working and childcare vouchers 
  • Cycle to work, Bristol Pound scheme 

Important dates

Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 21st October 2019

Interviews are expected to take place in Bristol 24th/28th October 2019 

To Apply

To make an application for this role please send your CV and cover letter to

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