Marketing Officer

Location: 
Ryton Organic Gardens, Coventry
Salary: 
£18k per annum
Hours: 
35 hrs per week
Holiday Entitlement: 
25 days


Garden Organic are currently looking for a full-time Marketing Officer to join our friendly and dedicated Marketing and Communications team. This is a permanent, full-time contract for 35 hours a week, based at Garden Organic at Ryton.

This vacancy is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to develop their career in marketing and communications. We have ambitious plans to reach new audiences, encouraging as many people to grow organically as possible, and to tell people about the fantastic work of the charity.

This role will expand and support the existing team. As a small team, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to support a wide range of different projects and work, including social media engagement, website, podcasts, videos, magazines, leaflets and much more.

Apply for this great opportunity to join a small but energetic Marketing and Communications team, getting involved in a wide range of activities including podcasts, social media, magazine publishing, leaflet production and website development, learning new skills along the way.

Overall purpose of the role:

To support the existing Marketing and Communications Team (Marketing and Membership Director, Marketing Executive and Growing Advice Editor) with day to day marketing and promotional activities.

  • Creating and sharing content on social media, and monitoring results.
  • Updating the organisation’s website
  • Assisting with the production and dissemination of on and off line communications to members and supporters, including the charity’s monthly email newsletter.
  • To proactively recruit new members through a variety of sales and marketing activities including events.
  • Garden Organic offers a relaxed, supportive and inclusive culture with a strong commitment to equal opportunities for all.

Applications are to be submitted via CV and full covering letter explaining why you feel you are suitable for the position. Any applications received without a full covering letter will not be considered.

We are a disability confident employer. If you are classed as disabled under the Equality Act 2010 (i.e. you have a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long term effect on your ability to carry out normal day to day activities) and would like to be considered for an interview under our disability confident scheme please indicate this in your covering letter.

We welcome informal discussion about the role prior to application, please contact Human Resources on 024 7630 8237.

Interview date: Friday 13th or Monday 16th December 2019

(interviews will be held at Ryton)

Application Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 4 December 2019