Communications Assistant

Flexible working from home to support Communications Team

Friday 19 March 2021
Vacancy type:
Office and administration
Northern Ireland Headquarters

What we're looking for

This role is part of the RSPB NI communications team working with the communications manager and communications officers who look after a variety of communications channels to support the work that RSPB NI undertakes to give nature a home in Northern Ireland. The role would primarily focus on the Revive Our World campaign.

The skills you need

An interest in communications and marketing for nature conservation, an understanding of digital communication and social media. Excellent written communication and organisational skills. Working towards or having recently completed a communications qualification is desirable. The placement would primarily be based at home for the foreseeable future due to Covid-19 pandemic, with the possibility of moving to RSPB NI Headquarters at Belvoir Forest Park. The location is accessible by public transport and has car some parking available.

Your time

Two days per week Monday - Friday
April - July
Four Months

What's in it for you?

What's In It For You: Activities that would form part of this placement include: • assist in organising and the execution of events and key campaigns • develop and maintain contact databases for key stakeholders, organisations, media and influencers • create project-specific media and influencers lists • content creation for RSPB's online presence including website, blog and social media • monitor and document media coverage and support with evaluation and reporting • provide administrative support

How to apply


Colin Graham, Northern Ireland Headquarters
Tel: 028 9049 1547


The RSPB is the country's largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. By volunteering your time and talents you can help us increase our impact and help us save more nature. Like nature, our survival depends on diversity. Nature has no borders and neither do we. We believe that nature is everybody's right and being an equal, diverse organisation is the right thing to do to find solutions to our common challenges. We recognise the value of difference and want all volunteers to feel welcome, included and able to be themselves. We want to better reflect the communities in which we work so particularly welcome more volunteer applications from people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and people under 25. We have a good representation from people with disabilities amongst our volunteers and are open to discussion of any adjustments you may need or want to volunteer. There are many different actions you can take as an individual that when combined with other people's actions make a massive impact in giving nature a home. These are things that are quick and easy that you can fit into your lifestyle. The RSPB is the country's largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. Together with our partners, we protect threatened birds and wildlife so our towns, coast and countryside will teem with life once again. We also play a leading role in a worldwide partnership of nature conservation organisations.

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