Press and Social Media Officer

£28,175 - £30,753 yearly
  • Royal Geographical Society
  • London SW7, UK
  • Jun 12, 2019
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Job Title: Press and Social Media Officer
 £28,175 - £30,753 per annum depending on experience and qualifications
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
Location: London SW7

Founded in 1830, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is a charity and the UK’s learned society and professional body for geography and geographers. The Society has an international reputation and a global membership of 16,000 providing intellectual, financial and volunteer support. Our programme of public, policy and educational engagement with audiences reaches several million people each year through events, our popular magazine: Geographical, and our online resources.

We are seeking a talented individual with strong storytelling skills and experience of working in a press office to join the Society’s communications team. This is a new role dedicated to raising awareness of geography and promoting the Society’s wide-ranging activities to a large audience through both traditional and social media.

Reporting to the Head of Public Engagement and Communications, this is an exciting time to join the team and further develop our press and social media presence.

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday, 23 June 2019
Interview dates: 
We anticipate interviews to be held on Thursday11 July 2019.


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The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce.

No agencies please.