Communications Officer

Job Title:  Communications Officer
Salary: £15,000 – £18,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience (£25,000-£30,000 Full Time Equivalent)
Contract Type: Part Time
Hours: 21 hours per week (0.6 FTE)

Closing date: 12pm, Friday 20th July 2021

Apply with CV and cover letter explaining how their skills and experience match the job requirements. Send CV/Cover letter to recruitment@vauxhallcityfarm.org with Communications Officer Vacancy in the email title.

To download a copy of the applicant brief including the Job Description and Person Specification please click here.


Vauxhall City Farm (VCF) is looking for a part-time Communications Officer to help develop and deliver the Farm’s communications strategy. This is an exciting opportunity to become involved with one of London’s hidden treasures. Covering over 1.5 acres of land, Vauxhall City Farm is home to over 100 animals and provides Londoners the opportunity to experience the sights, sounds and smells of the countryside without leaving the city. It also offers opportunities for education and training to the local community and beyond.

Following our success in securing short-medium term funding to rebuild our operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have created a communications role to support and develop our marketing and PR functions. This is an essential part of our organisational structure which we will consider making a full-time post beyond the initial period.

The role will involve a range of communications activities to increase and attract new visitors to VCF and build confidence in potential donors and supporters.

The candidate will be proficient at content creation for social media, websites and all marketing collateral. The role will involve handling press and broadcast media enquiries, drafting media statements and press releases and seeking marketing opportunities to enhance the profile of the Farm.

Salary: £15,000 – £18,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience (£25,000-£30,000 Full Time Equivalent)

Location: Vauxhall City Farm (Some home working considered)

Hours: 21 hours per week (0.6 Full Time Equivalent)

Term: 1-year fixed term contract

Closing date: Friday 30 July 2021 at 12noon.

Please note that this post will be subject to a six-month probationary period and a one-month notice period.

To download a copy of the applicant brief including the Job Description and Person Specification please click here.

To apply for the Communications Officer position please submit: ·

  • CV of 2 pages A4 max
  • Covering letter (no more than 2 pages A4, minimum font size 11) letting us know why you are interested in the role and the skills and experience you will bring that align with the Job Description / Requirements.

Apply now by emailing your CV and 1 page cover letter to recruitment@vauxhallcityfarm.org

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