Digital Lead (fixed-term for maternity cover)

Contract: Full-time, fixed-term to cover maternity leave
Salary: circa £36,000 dependent on experience
Location: Flexible – can work from home, with travel to our office in Ross-on-Wye
Closing: Sunday 29 November 2020
Interviews: Week commencing 7 December 2020

Our ocean is in poor health and we need urgent action to change this. Our digital outreach is crucial to inspire more people to join us and take action to help save our seas – and we need an exceptional Digital Lead to cover for a period of maternity to help make that happen.

You’ll be joining us at a critical time, and will oversee the completion and launch of our new website. This is a complex project and you will need to have proven experience of leading an organisation through digital change, leading internal project teams and working with external suppliers.

You will also be a brilliant team leader, have excellent digital acumen and a flair for creative ideas. With strong experience in leading digital communications and a proven track record of uplifting online engagement.

We want the ocean to be front and centre on everyone’s minds and need to maximise our digital outreach to ensure our voice is heard. If you think you can make this happen, please share your CV and covering letter with us by 20 November 2020.

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Got questions?  Email or telephone 01989 561574. 



Everyone can expect to be treated with consideration and respect and MCS is committed to providing an inclusive environment for all. Good working relationships release the full potential, creativity and productivity of each individual, in an atmosphere where everyone can learn and work without prejudice, discrimination, harassment or violence.

MCS is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community, particularly those that are under-represented in environmental and charity sectors.

Eligibility to work in the UK is required. 

Registered Charity No: 1004005 (England & Wales) SC037480 (Scotland) 

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