Forestry Marketing Manager vacancy

3 June 2021

Part-time hours of 22.5 per week

Salary: £32,395 pro rata (£19,437 actual per year)

Fixed-term contract until September 2022 (maternity cover)

About our organisation  
The Soil Association, formed in 1946, is the only UK charity which works across the spectrum of human health, the environment and animal welfare. That’s because we cannot tackle these issues in isolation.

We campaign for change, we support farming innovation, we serve healthy food in communities, we support and grow the organic market and we protect forests. We couldn't do any of this without our supporters, partners, donors and dedicated staff. We make a difference in the world where it’s needed the most.

About the opportunity

Soil Association Certification Forestry certify and inspect to many schemes worldwide, including the globally recognised FSC and PEFC.

The business is currently exploring opportunities to add new certification schemes to its portfolio, and with a truly global reach, this role comes at a time of exciting growth. As the lead marketeer for our forestry certification work, you’ll have the chance to really own and shape the business’s marketing direction.

The role will straddle the Business Development and Forestry Certification teams so you’ll work with dynamic, entrepreneurial and highly commercial set of colleagues who are real experts in the sustainable forestry sector.

About you

  • A confident all-round B2B marketeer
  • Comfortable in an account and project management role
  • Highly collaborative and able to engage a wide variety of stakeholders with ability to influence 
  • Knowledge of and direct experience of the forestry certification / assurance sector would be a bonus

Important dates

Interviews are expected to take place: online, date tbc

To Apply

Visit our website to submit your application form. Please note we look at applications on arrival and reserve the right to close this vacancy early.

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For any queries, please contact recruitment@soilassociation.org

Please note we do not accept CVs or Cover Letters.

We know the value of diversity in nature and want it in our organisation. We recognize that diverse backgrounds and experiences will bring a fresh perspective to our work. If you're not sure about applying, please get in touch with us for a chat.

Thank you for your interest in supporting our work at the Soil Association.