Director of Engagement and Communications

Contract: Permanent, full-time
Salary: circa £55,000 dependent on experience
Location: Role will require regular visits to our offices in Ross-on-Wye, and occasionally to our offices in London
Process: Applications on a rolling basis – we reserve the right to close the vacancy when an appointment has been made

We have ambitious aims – our vision is to secure seas that are fit for life and we do that by influencing political and social changes that will result in healthy fish stocks and clean seas and beaches. We work for oceans that provide sustainable life and livelihoods for all those who rely on them, and wonderful, rich habitats and environments for us all to enjoy.

The stakes are high, so we cannot leave the future of our seas to chance. We need an exceptional individual to join us as Director of Engagement & Communications in order to bring our vision to life for our audiences. This role will be part of the Senior Management Team and lead our communications and volunteer and stakeholder engagement strategies which champion the MCS brand and generates real impact through public support and engagement.

This is a role for someone who can demonstrate strong leadership with strategic, as well as tactical, ability – both courageous in taking the organisation forward, and perceptive in bringing our teams with you. You will be confident and resilient – enjoying working with senior stakeholders and developing your team to be great at what they do. Becoming part of our passionate and dedicated team, you will have the opportunity to make your mark as we continue to develop the organisation to meet our core objectives.

Along with contributing to the strategic leadership role in the strategic development of MCS as a whole, your role as Director of Engagement & Communications is responsible for:

Key Skills

Enquiries and further information

For any enquiries email or telephone 01989 561574.


MCS is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

Eligibility to work in the UK is required.

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