Internal Communications Officer for BirdLife International (UK) ~

7 de marzo de 2024

Internal Communications Officer for BirdLife International (UK)

 BirdLife International is the world’s largest nature conservation partnership. Through our unique local-to-global approach, we deliver high impact and long-term conservation for the benefit of nature and people.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Internal Communications Officer to join our team. You will inform, inspire and unite the thousands within the BirdLife Partnership (The Secretariat, Partners, Global/Regional & Partner Communications teams), based all over the world.

How you will do this:

You will take the lead on how we communicate within the BirdLife family on a global basis.

Provide a consistent tone of voice for BirdLife and ensure that the messages are delivered to the people who need to hear them.

Collect feedback on improving internal communications through a variety of channels.

Develop new and promote existing tools to ensure that the whole Secretariat is well connected, well informed and on top of what is happening throughout the world, no matter where they are situated.

Source, edit and deliver topical, lively and accurate news articles from within BirdLife International’s Global Partnership.

Develop ways in which the Partnership members can communicate with one another.

Work on planned and ad-hoc projects, as appropriate.

Ideally you will have:

Internal communications experience and/or relevant qualification.

Knowledge of global environmental issues and international conservation issues.

Passion for nature, wildlife and the environment and high motivation for working in a conservation charity.

Demonstrable experience of working in Communications, and a proven track record in writing and editing to tight deadlines.

A proven track record of sourcing and editing news stories and creating engaging articles in a timely manner, ensuring the story is still relevant when released.

Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to reach multiple types of stakeholders. Multiple language skills would be an advantage.

Experience of managing a range of channels such as social media and intranet would be an advantage.

Experience in training and building capacity in individuals would be desirable.

See the full job description here.

Some of our benefits:

We are able to offer a hybrid model of working on-site and from home/remote for most roles, which helps to ensure a flexible work-life balance.

A chance to work in the award-winning David Attenborough building, which brings together much of the Cambridge-based conservation community on a ‘conservation campus.’ 

A generous pension scheme, up to 12% company contribution.

Holiday starting at 25 days excluding Bank Holidays and increasing for every year of service up to a maximum of 28 days.

Full access to LinkedIn Learning with access to more than 13,000 high-quality, on-demand courses.

Cycle to work scheme. 

Employee Assistance Programme, including access to Health Assured online health portal (webinars, nutritional advice, 4-week programmes, financial wellbeing and more).

BirdLife values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Find out more about our Diversity statement.

We are committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and supportive culture, a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We aim to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.

We are happy to put into place appropriate reasonable adjustments for candidates who may have a disability.

How to apply:

Please email your application to us at:

Please put “Internal Communication Officer” in the subject line. Your application should include a covering letter summarising your suitability for the role, your CV and details of where you saw the job advert.

Interviews: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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