Digital Communications Coordinator

Bees for Development

Bees for Development is the global charity making lives better with bees. We promote sustainable beekeeping to combat poverty, build resilient livelihoods and benefit biodiversity.

Since we were founded in 1993, we have worked in more than 50 nations worldwide and raised several million pounds to support livelihoods and restore habitat, by means of beekeeping, working with some of the world’s poorest communities.

Most of our funds are given by donors, supporting companies and businesses, and raised by us from on-line campaigns and fundraising events. We receive funds also from donor agencies and charitable trusts, and we undertake consultancies. Revenue from our shop in Monmouth and from our training courses in UK also support our work.

At our headquarters in Monmouth our team are responsible for the day-to-day running of Bees for Development, working collaboratively with our overseas partner organisations and a small number of dedicated volunteers, who together with our Trustees, work to achieve our strategic goals.

Summary of Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work closely with the Head of Comms to deliver key messages and engaging content for a range of high-profile campaigns and our everyday communication. This new role will provide organisation-wide support in maintaining the charity’s website and ensuring provision of content across our social media accounts. You will be responsible for designing and creating engaging content, managing posts and responding to followers on social channels. You will help to manage our Charity’s image towards achieving our strategic goals, and fund-raising.

You will be required to work across multiple channels including digital, print and web for both internal and external audiences.

You will be responsible for making our websites easy to use, effective, attractive and secure.With a creative eye and an analytical mind, you will ensure the functionality and efficiency of our web infrastructure.

As our Digital Comms Coordinator we expect you to be up to date with the latest digital technologies and social media trends. You should have excellent communication skills and be able to express our charity’s work and views creatively.

You should be able to handle our social media presence, ensuring high levels of web traffic and customer engagement.

For more information about the role, including the job description and person specification, please see the details on our website.

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