Internal Communications Officer

£40,000 yearly
  • Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
  • Greater London, UK
  • May 13, 2019
Permanent Communications

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Are you passionate about dogs and cats? Our people and animals make Battersea a great place to work. Your expertise will help increase our impact for dogs and cats everywhere.

We are looking for an Internal Communications Manager to develop, manage and implement the internal communications strategy, enabling effective two-way communication.
 

About us

Battersea is here for every dog and cat and has been since 1860. We are a leading animal welfare charity and over the last 150 years we’ve grown from one home in London to three rescuing and rehoming centres across the South East. With c500 staff and 1000 volunteers, we have cared for over three million vulnerable animals We also campaign tirelessly to make things better for dogs and cats; sharing our expertise and educating the public and policymakers about responsible pet ownership. Join us and make a difference for every dog and cat.

Our Communications Team

Battersea’s Communications and External Affairs department leads on managing and enhancing Battersea's reputation on a national and international scale. Our work involves everything from media relations, to engaging hard-to-reach communities, and influencing the Government and key decision makers to change the law and improve animal welfare. We also manage internal communications, ensuring that staff and volunteers are informed and engaged in the work of our organisation. Though our award-winning campaigning, we use our influence to affect change for dogs and cats within and beyond our gates.

What we can offer you

Our dedicated people mean that we can be here for every dog and cat. Whether you are sharing an office with our dogs or directly caring for our cats, our animals show their appreciation every day. There is no better reward than seeing the difference you make to the lives of our dogs and cats first-hand; although we also provide a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 28 days of annual leave (plus 8 days paid public holidays) per year

  • Generous pension contributions – up to 10% employer contribution

  • Free healthcare cash plan, where you can claim for a range of treatment including dental (£120), optical (£120), physiotherapy, chiropody and acupuncture (£300) every year

  • Annual interest-free season ticket loans

  • Discounted gym memberships and cycle to work schemes

  • Life insurance

So, if you are passionate about dogs, cats and about our work, then we’d like to hear from you.