Writer/Editor, World Land Trust - England
This job is located in Suffolk, England (map)
World Land Trust (WLT) is a major UK charity which promotes the conservation, protection & improvement of the natural environment throughout the world.
The Trust’s digital and printed communications are vital for keeping in touch with donors and engaging new support and awareness of our work.
The Writer/Editor will assist in the writing, editing and reviewing of all digital and published materials as well as assisting with corporate communications, internal reports and presentations, along with other functions related to a wildlife conservation charity.
Preferably a graduate in journalism with a minimum of two years writing/editorial experience
Proven ability to write for a variety of different audiences, ideally including some scientific, or research based writing as well as more general communications
Good IT skills and comfortable with learning new software
Excellent proof-reading and communications skills in oral and written English
A good understanding of the different requirements of online and print communications
The successful candidate will be:
A creative thinker, but able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail
Capable at multi-tasking, and able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
A team player, but confident at working under own initiative
Able to manage a range of internal relationships
Willing to work outside normal working hours
Interested in environmental issues and have some knowledge of the environmental sector
The Writer/Editor will be responsible for providing writing and editing services for WLT, primarily within the Communications, Corporate and Fundraising team, but will also work in conjunction with other staff members as appropriate, and in particular with the Web and Programmes Team, as well as with the Trust’s London-based PR agency. The role includes:
Writing and editing new and existing materials relating to the Trust’s activities for the website, publication, presentations and other communications
Maximising the potential for engaging new support through these communications working with the Director of Development and the rest of the Communications Team.
For a detailed job description visit the WLT website http://www.worldlandtrust.org/about/vacancies/writer-editor.
This is a full-time post based in the World Land Trust’s headquarters in Halesworth, Suffolk.
How to apply:
Please send your CV, together with a covering letter outlining why you are applying for this post and how your experience fulfils the requirements of the role, along with any examples of your previous work. Also please include a short piece (no more than 500 words) on one of the following topics:
why you think it is important to save wildlife;
your favourite animal/s and why you have chosen it/them, or
a wildlife encounter you have had.
Applications should be sent to Jenny Chattington, Head of Operations, firstname.lastname@example.org, mentioning that you found this job on Journalism.co.uk.
Registered users can apply via the "Apply" button below.
Alternatively apply by post to World Land Trust, Blyth House, 3 Bridge Street, Halesworth, Suffolk IP19 8AB.
Closing date for applications: 14thSeptember (5pm). Interviews will be held in Suffolk at WLT’s HQ
Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU.
Please note: if applying by email your application should be sent as an attachment in a Word document or as a pdf; please do not send links to web-based file sharing services (we will return any applications sent in this format).
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