Head of Communications and Campaigns

Contract: Permanent, full-time
Salary: up to £41,000 dependent on experience
Location: Ross-on-Wye (also consider London-based & flexible location options)
Closing: Sunday, 1 November 2020
Interviews: W/C 9 November 2020

Our ocean is in poor health and we need urgent action to change this. We want this to be top of the public and political agenda and need an exceptional Head of Communications and Campaigns to make this happen.

You will be a brilliant team leader, a great strategist and have a flair for creative ideas. With strong experience in leading and prioritising organisational communications activities and a track record of planning and developing campaigns with impact – notably working with the media and digitally for effective behaviour and policy change.

We want the ocean to be front and centre on everyone’s minds and need to raise our brand profile to ensure our voice is heard. If you think you can make this happen, please share your CV and covering letter with us by 1 November 2020

Further information and how to apply

We’d like a CV and cover letter to support your application so download the information pack for the full job description and more about what works well for applications.

Information Pack.

Do include a cover letter with your CV which tells us why you would like to work with us, and how you meet the role and person specification. We value this element of the application, so it’s worth you taking the time to include it.

Send your CV and cover letter to hr@mcsuk.org Please make sure it’s in an editable format – so no PDF or Pages formats.

Got questions? Email hr@mcsuk.org 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)

For more Marine Conservation jobs, see environmentjob.co.uk

Actions you can take