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The Vegan Society is an anagram of The Nicest Voyage. Quite fitting, we think, as for many people veganism is a journey – and a pretty remarkable one at that. Regardless of where you are on your vegan journey, our staff are on hand to make it easier, healthier and more fun. And if you think you’d be great at helping others with this, read on, as this may be right up your street.

The Vegan Society makes veganism more accessible and an easily adopted approach by supporting individuals, policy and decision makers, caterers, manufacturers, health care professionals and the media.

Who we're looking for

Are you passionate about changing the way we treat animals? Do you want to help reduce damage to our environment? Do you want to get people to enjoy healthy vegan food that looks good and tastes great?

As individuals, we have a somewhat eclectic mix of skills, passions and idiosyncrasies… but it works. Probably because we all have one thing in common: we believe we’re onto something really special.

In order to meet our ambitious plans for the next few years, we need to recruit some new people to our team in our new offices conveniently located by Snow Hill station in Birmingham.

What we offer

  • A fun and supportive team
  • A solution-focused atmosphere and hard-working environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Employee Assistance Programme and health cash-back scheme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers scheme
  • Animal companion compassionate leave
  • Ethical pension scheme
  • 28 Days leave + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Central Birmingham office location

  Media and Public Relations Officer

The Role

The Media & PR Officer is the first point of contact for the media at the society and often undertakes high profile media interviews. This role works very closely with all departments to represent the society’s voice in the media and good interpersonal skills are required.

The successful candidate will be expected to have excellent writing skills with a high standard of literacy and a positive, can-do attitude.  A background in PR, journalism, communications or marketing is required and experience of media relations is preferred.  Experience of being a spokesperson for an organisation is an advantage but training can be provided to the right candidate.

Salary and hours

This is full time (37.5 hours per week) role with a salary of £22,911 - £28,785 per annum.

How to apply

The application deadline is 9am Friday 29th November 2019. Interviews will be held beginning of December.

Please apply using the application form HERE and email to recruitment[at]vegansociety[dot]com

Download the job description and person specification.

CVs cannot be accepted. No agencies

To discuss this job role please call Tania De Bruler, on 01905 317537 or email recruitment[at]vegansociety[dot]com.

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