Application deadline extended
We are seeking an experienced Communications Officer to plan and deliver content for the Society’s range of communications channels.
We are seeking a talented writer and communications specialist with an interest in making short films to help us tell the Society’s, and geography’s, stories to the public, our members and other stakeholders. Reporting to the Head of Public Engagement and Communications, you will join a busy and successful team and further develop our print, online and multimedia communications.
The post of Communications Officer is dedicated to planning and delivering content for the Society’s range of communications channels.
As Communications Officer, you will work closely with colleagues across the Society. You will report to the Head of Public Engagement and Communications and will work as part of a small communications team that also includes the Membership Communications Officer, Press and Social Media Officer and Web Communications Officer.
You will need excellent writing and team working skills as you will be responsible for planning, writing, editing and proofreading content including a monthly article for Geographical magazine, regular latest news articles for the website and regular marketing emails. You will also plan, shoot and edit short in-house promotional films for the website and social media, so an interest in, and understanding of, filming is an advantage.
Above all, as Communications Officer you will be organised, enjoy planning and be able to work well with colleagues to find out the stories we need to be telling about the Society.
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Closing date has been extended to: 9.00am on Monday 11 July 2022
This is a permanent, full time post subject to successful completion of a probationary period of three months. The post is based in Kensington, London.
The salary range for this post is £29,890- £32,625 per annum depending on experience and qualifications.
There are a range of benefits at the Society which include the following:
35 hour working week with core hours between 10.00am and 4.00pm
Option to work from home on Thursdays and Fridays
25 days annual leave per annum plus public bank holidays
Society closure between Christmas and New Year, in addition to the basic annual leave allowance
Generous pension scheme - 3% employee, 7.5% employer
Group Life Assurance at four-times basic annual salary
Corporate eye care vouchers
Cycle to work scheme
Free 24-hour Employee Assistance helpline with available counselling support
To apply please email HR@rgs.org with a copy of your CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the post and how you fulfil the selection criteria. Please also include the completed monitoring form.
Applications must be received by 9.00am on Monday 11 July 2022. Interviews are planned to take place in-person on Monday 18 July.
We thank, in advance, all candidates for applying and regret we are unable to write separately to those who are not selected for interview
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