Communications Manager Vacancy - The Vegetarian Society, Altrincham

Communications Manager
Full time: 35 hrs
Salary: SCP scale 32 - 36 £27,596 - £30,614

We are looking for a full time Communications Manager to be based at our office at Parkdale, a converted mansion house surrounded by private gardens, five minutes from the M56 and within close proximity to Altrincham.

Reporting to the Chief Executive and responsible for the Press and Electronic Communications Officers, the person in this role will influence, inspire and support people to embrace and maintain a vegetarian lifestyle by ensuring that Vegetarian Society external communications are appealing, persuasive and far reaching.

Main duties are to lead on our Communications strategy, our public image and brand management, and to be the Editor and produce 'The Vegetarian' our quarterly members’ magazine. You would be a media spokesperson, representing us at appropriate conferences, meetings, media opportunities and events, including national radio and TV.

As a member of Management Team you will, in addition to having experience of editing and of delivering communications functions for an organisation, have experience of managing staff and budgets and are able to demonstrate through personal life experience that you are in agreement with the Vegetarian Society’s vision and values.

For further information on this position please see the job description and person specification.

Apply for this post with your CV and a cover letter addressing the person specification

The closing date for applications is 9:00 am Wednesday 12th March 2014. Interviews will be held at Parkdale on Tuesday 18th March and will be for a full day.

The Vegetarian Society aims to be a positive employer. We operate a 35-hour week, flexible lieu-time scheme and stakeholder pension.

SCP scale 32 - 36 £27,596 - £30,614