Communication and Supporter Engagement Assistant

Closing date:
Salary: £19,482 depending on experience
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: The Old Mill, 9 Soar Lane, Leicester, LE3 5DE
We are looking for someone who can create and deliver passionate and engaging communications to our supporters.

Contact details

For more information please contact Harriet Hickin at:


T: 07719 956090

About the role

This role will be key in communicating the work of the Trust to a number of different audiences internally and externally. You will work on our website, social media channels and publications, as well as increasing media coverage. You will be instrumental in increasing awareness and gathering support for our work across Leicestershire and Rutland.

You will be part of a dedicated, hardworking team providing organisational support to deliver our mission – protecting and enhancing local wildlife and wild places across Leicestershire and Rutland.

The role will be based at our head office in Leicester primarily, but due to COVID restrictions will initially involve home working. 

Main Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include coordinating effective communication of the Trust’s work, developing and growing our online presence and digital communications. Producing content and publicity materials including email newsletters, press releases, blogs and articles. Working closely and building relationships with staff and volunteers.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a driven, passionate individual who can use initiative and work in a team. You will have experience of managing social media channels and the ability to create engaging content. You will have excellent oral and written communication skills, be able to organise your own workload and have good IT skills.

Download the application pack for a full job description and person specification.

How to apply

Please forward a comprehensive CV together with a supporting statement (maximum 2 pages)

By email to:

By post to:

Azrin Alimahomed
Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust
The Old Mill
9 Soar Lane


Interviews will be held the week commencing 24th August.