Marketing & Communications Officer

Recruiter
NATIONAL TRUST
Location
Minehead
Salary
19928.00 GBP Annual
Posted
10 May 2019
Closes
07 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SummaryOur careers are as varied as the places we care for and that's why we look for people from all backgrounds, with a variety of skills and abilities to help us maintain our places 'forever for everyone'. As our Marketing & Communications Officer, you will be responsible for marketing these special places imaginatively and effectively.

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What it's like to work here

Set on the edge of Exmoor, overlooking the Bristol Channel, Dunster Castle has been here for around a thousand years. These days this busy historic property welcomes around 200,000 people a year who come to enjoy its stunning setting and host of things to discover and do.

For more information about our property please visit

What you'll be doing

Day to day, you'll manage and help develop our annual marketing plan to help achieve our ambitious targets, helping us to reach out to new audiences. This will include defining advertising activities and creating promotional materials and updates (across all media platforms, including social media), writing and distributing press releases and representing us on location filming and broadcast media when you need to.

We're looking for someone who can help us reach larger and more diverse audiences for our places and our digital content. You'll work as part of a team to make sure that we're sharing the best stories we can. Spreading the word about places to visit in the great outdoors, and raising awareness of our conservation work is key to what we're about.

Please also read the full role profile, attached to this advert.

Who we're looking for

To deliver this role successfully, you will need to have;

  • A good understanding of marketing techniques, including websites as well as digital and social media
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent digital and social media skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Advanced IT Skills (including Microsoft Office)
  • Problem solving skills, and ability to work on own initiative
The package

Benefits

Benefits include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. You'll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18).

Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it.

Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched - up to 10% of basic salary - contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you.

All of this and the opportunity to give something back to your community with up to 5 days of paid volunteering per year!