Grow Wild - Communications Manager

Kew Gardens
Kew Gardens, Richmond
£47,000 per annum
14 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time


Grow Wild - Communications Manager
Full-time, Fixed-term (FTA) until 31 December 2019
Location: Kew Gardens, Richmond

Grow Wild background
Grow Wild connects people to nature and each other by sharing native plants and fungi, transforming spaces and changing lives across the UK.

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.

Grow Wild Communications Manager
This role will deliver Kew’s mission by leading Grow Wild communications that engage and retain target audiences across the UK to take nearly one million positive actions each year.

Leading a team for specialists and advocates, this post will creatively deliver sector-leading digital campaigns, seed/fungus kit products and event campaigns. They will integrate channels so that audiences progress through levels of engagement online and on-the-ground.

You will have notable achievements in creating and delivering inspiring digital and event campaigns and products which connect target audiences/consumers to the environment, community or similar. You will have proven experience with leading communication teams and building productive relationships with creative ‘talents’ and volunteers.

Educated to degree level, we’re looking for an excellent strategic thinker who can devise and deliver communication activities, with highly-developed influencing skills and experience achieving objectives through social media, website management and relationship/supporter management databases.

All Grow Wild team roles may be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks (DBS), including the barred lists.

This role will be based at Kew Gardens with some UK travel.

Salary will be £47,000 per annum. Benefits include competitive annual leave allowance, excellent pension, a flexible benefits scheme, as well as a great working environment.

For full details on this role please visit our website via the Apply button.

Closing date: 11 July 2017.
Interviews are expected to start week commencing 24 July 2017.

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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