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Communications and Membership Recruitment Coordinator

The LWA are recruiting

The LWA are recruiting a Communications and Membership Recruitment Coordinator
28/11/2019 Steph Wetherell

Communications and Membership Recruitment Coordinator

The Landworkers’ Alliance are recruiting a Communications and Membership Recruitment Coordinator for a 12 month maternity cover position.

For this exciting and engaging role, we are seeking a confident and skilled communicator who understands the complex issues and dynamics surrounding food and farming across the UK in order to coordinate, develop and deliver strategies for membership recruitment and communications.

The work will involve coordinating, developing and delivering a communications strategy with and for our members and the wider public using multiple modes of communication.

The role requires a detailed knowledge of the politics and practice of the food, farming and land use landscape in the UK, including the key players and central issues in food sovereignty and agroecology; an understanding of communications software, platforms and strategies; and an ability to communicate sensitive issues to a wide range of stakeholders.

The other key part of this role will involve coordinating, developing and delivering a membership recruitment strategy to increase the number of members and supporters in the Landworkers’ Alliance. This roll will also include working with the existing Landworkers’ Alliance membership to develop member benefits and services.

To see full Job Description and Person Specification please download here.

Salary: £27,040 per annum, pro rata (Annual salary for 12 – 16 hour per week, £8,112 – £10, 816)
NB: The LWA has a pay parity policy and flat payment structure, with all workers paid at the same rate

We are committed to our Equal Opportunities policy and we welcome and encourage applications from anyone interested in this role who feels they have the relevant experience and skills.


HOW TO APPLY: Please send your CV (two – three pages maximum) and a one page cover letter outlining how you meet the person specification and what you think you can bring to this role. Please email your application to

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: The deadline for applications is Monday 2nd December 2019 5pm. Please note we are not able to accept applications after the deadline.

SHORTLISTING: We will be shortlisting for interview by Wednesday 11th December 2019.

INTERVIEW DATES: Interviews will be held on Tuesday 17th December 2019 in Bristol

START DATE: The job will start on Monday 20th January 2020 with a request to attend the Landworkers’ Alliance Annual Strategy Meeting for all staff and coordinating groups on Saturday 1st February and Sunday 2nd February 2020. 

*To learn more about the role and apply please click here.* 

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