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Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

PR and Marketing Executive

WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre

22.5 Hours per week 3 days out of 7 with occasional weekend and bank holiday work when required.

£13,212 per annum (FTE £22,020)

We are looking for a creative and proactive marketer who has the drive and determination to assist our Marketing and Communications Manager in delivering all aspects of marketing and communications for our popular visitor attraction.

Castle Espie is the only WWT centre in Northern Ireland and lies on the north-west shore of the stunning Strangford Lough, 15km south of Belfast. Strangford Lough is the largest sea inlet in the UK or Ireland and is an area of international wildlife importance. We provide a window across Strangford Lough and offer our visitors the chance to discover, and get close to wetland habitats and wildlife.

The Role

You will implement & contribute to the annual marketing and communication plan for the visitor centre. Using your skills and knowledge you will focus on generating new visitation through PR, advertising, social media, event planning and relationship development with internal and external stakeholders.

About You

To join as our PR and Marketing Executive you’ll have:

  • experience of marketing to a variety of audiences, understanding the subtleties this entails
  • an ability to engage and connect with these audiences through a variety of media.
  • great people skills with the ability to work closely with colleagues to identify marketing opportunities and identify compelling stories.

If you want to use your creativity to share the power of wetlands and how Castle Espie protects these vital habitats and their wildlife then click apply – we would love to hear from you.

About Us

Wetlands are essential for life. The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service (add pro-rata)
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free car parking and secure bike storage areas
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

For more information, and to apply for the role, please click here

Closing date: 29th May 2023

Interview date: 9th June 2023

WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.

Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410

Closing Date: 29/05/2023  Location: WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre

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