Dairy UK, Communications Manager

Recruiter
Location
London (Central)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 May 2017
Closes
12 Jun 2017
Ref
5/17
Industry
PR
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

ABOUT US

Dairy UK is the trade association representing the interests of the UK dairy industry. It brings together farmers, dairy co-operatives and manufacturers, and milkmen throughout the United Kingdom. We represent our members in a range of areas including policy, nutrition, sustainability and on technical issues nationally and internationally.

ROLE

Our communications manager holds an important position within the organisation, driving communications with a range of target audiences including, government, politicians, media and the dairy industry.

The role will include:

  • Working closely with the CEO of Dairy UK and policy experts to communicate effectively how Dairy UK is addressing key industry issues.
  • Leading on the development and implementation of the communications and engagement strategy for the organisation.
  • Creating and organising key communications initiatives and campaigns.
  • Developing and implementing communication work streams on a range of key issues such as the impact of Brexit and the public health benefits of dairy foods.
  • Preparing high-quality information for political audiences and monitoring the political environment.
  • Generating content for social media and maintaining the organisation’s website.
  • Working with external partners.
  • Organising industry events.
  • Supporting communication activities with international organisations at a European and global level.


The candidate will have:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the role of a trade association (preferably).
  • Excellent organisational skills and time management.
  • Clear ability to work effectively under pressure independently and as part of a team.
  • An ability to build and maintain relationships with key target audiences, such as politicians, government and media.
  • An understanding of communicating effectively with key figures within the dairy industry.
  • An ability to present information clearly, both verbally and in writing - in English.
  • Experience in social media and website content management.


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