Dairy UK, Communications Manager

Expiring today

London (Central)
14 Jul 2017
24 Jul 2017
Job Type
Full Time


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.


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, campaigns and events.
  • 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.
  • 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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