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We are working with a multinational charity at the forefront of food technology, who are looking to hire a Communications Officer into the team. They are helping to build a world where alternative proteins are the default choice. The aim of this Non-profit is to replace Industrial animal agriculture with plant-based and cultivated alternatives as this will help prevent many global issues such as climate change, global hunger, antibiotic resistance, and pandemics.

You will deliver a full rounded communication offering, encompassing media, PR, digital, social media, and the production of content and materials. Your objective will be to advance plant-based meats and fish across Europe, and to help build the charity’s reputation as one of the leaders in the sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading, developing and delivering communications campaigns to drive a positive narrative for the charity and plant-based and cultivated meat and seafood.
  • Writing and placing quotes, press releases, op-eds and blogs to deliver and shape positive coverage for the organisation and the sustainable proteins sector.
  • Understanding and following the European conversation around sustainable proteins to identify new opportunities to advance the sector and the organisations work in key European countries.
  • Building relationships with journalists across Europe in the fields of science, business, food, agriculture, and policy.
  • Building relationships with and influencing key organisations and companies across Europe to strengthen the narrative that supports the sustainable proteins sector.
  • Working with agencies and freelancers to support the delivery of effective communications in multiple European languages.
  • Developing social media content and helping to manage the charity’s channels.

 

Key Requirements:

  • Previous communications experience, for example in public relations, media relations, social media or journalism.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including the ability to write persuasive press releases and articles.
  • A passion for, and demonstrated success with, proactive media outreach, including effectively developing and pitching stories to journalists that resulted in positive coverage.
  • The ability to think strategically in terms of audience, channels and messaging.
  • A can-do approach: a self-starter with the drive and initiative to take responsibility for delivering communications impact.
  • Outstanding English, both written and spoken.
  • It would be an advantage – but it is not a requirement – to have: The ability to work in French, German, Spanish and/or Italian.

 

If you have the relevant experience and this opportunity sounds interesting to you, please get in touch with a copy of your CV as soon as possible via the form below.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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