We are hiring! Press and Communications Lead

Salary: £30,000 - £32,000

1 x Full Time Post (Fixed Term, approx. 14mths)

The successful candidate will work closely with Walk the Plank’s marketing team and GSDS Producers and will play a crucial role in communicating the project’s vision, supporting participant recruitment, liaising with PR and Communications agencies/freelancers regionally/locally, and with key partners and stakeholders, contributing to the project’s long-term legacy.

We are looking for a creative and ambitious press and PR professional to join Walk the Plank’s team and support the delivery of our high-profile, UK-wide mass participatory project, Green Space Dark Skies (GSDS). The successful candidate will be responsible for strategising and leading on all the projects’ press and communications needs. You will be confident at dealing with large-scale projects and have the ability to deliver great coverage across a number of media and locations.

You will work closely with Walk the Plank’s marketing team and GSDS Producers and will play a crucial role in communicating the project’s vision, supporting participant recruitment, liaising with PR and Communications agencies/freelancers regionally/locally, and with key partners and stakeholders, contributing to the project’s long-term legacy.

You will be based at Cobden Works, Walk the Plank’s award-winning outdoor arts creative hub in Salford, and working nationally across the UK.

How To Apply

Please send your current CV together with a supporting statement (created as a single PDF or Word document) to [email protected]

Deadline for Application Submissions: 26 July 2021 9am GMT

Interviews: will be held on 30 July 2021 

Preferred Start Date: 1 September 2021 (open to negotiation)

https://walktheplank.co.uk/job/press-communications-lead/