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HTFP Jobs: Communications Executive (National), London

CLA (Country Land and Business Association)

Based: London

Posted: Wed 12 Feb 2020
Closing Date: Wed 11 Mar 2020
Employer: Country Land and Business Association Limited
Job Category: Media relations roles
PR & comms officers
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: up to £25,000 based on experience
Sector: Public Relations

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Communications Executive (National)

CLA (Country Land and Business Association)

Based: London

Posted: Wed 12 Feb 2020
Closing Date: Wed 11 Mar 2020
Employer: Country Land and Business Association Limited
Job Category: Media relations roles
PR & comms officers
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: up to £25,000 based on experience
Sector: Public Relations

Job Description

The CLA, which is the membership body representing over 30,000 rural businesses, landowners and properties across England and Wales, is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and proactive media and communications executive who will play a key role in a busy press and communications team that is lobbying on some of the most controversial political issues affecting the countryside. The role reports to the National Communications Manager within the External Affairs department and will be joining during a period of exciting change as the CLA seeks to significantly raise its profile.

Are you a forward-thinking and ambitious individual looking to build your career in communications? Do you have a flair for building relationships with journalists and have the ability to deliver effective communication strategies? And do you have a passion for the countryside? If so, then this is the job for you.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, the right candidate will have a passion for the countryside and demonstrate experience:

  • Of working in PR, communications or similar.
  • Writing for and presenting information on websites, such as blogs, news articles and campaign literature.
  • Developing and executing communication strategies.
  • Writing and proof-reading skills applied across print and digital media.

The role is based in CLA’s London offices but occasional travel and overnight stays may be required.

Contact Details

To apply please send a CV and covering letter setting out how your skills and experience match the role to recruitment@cla.org.uk.

Please be aware we are looking to interview as soon as possible, therefore we would encourage candidates to apply at their earliest opportunity.

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Wednesday 11th March 2020.

Employer Information

Country Land and Business Association Limited
United Kingdom