Accounting for Sustainability
About the role This is a unique opportunity to have a positive impact and influence how senior individuals and organizations respond to global environmental and social crises. A4S was established by HM King Charles III in 2004, when he was The Prince of Wales, to transform finance to make sustainable business, business as usual. Today we work with leading CFOs, finance managers, business schools, regulators, standard setters and more, to drive a fundamental shift towards resilient business models and a sustainable economy. A transformation of the global economy is needed to address the climate and nature emergencies and create a sustainable future. A4S work across finance communities to drive this transformation, and communications and engagement activities play a key role in meeting this ambition. As Marketing and Communications Officer you will support us in delivering our communications strategy, ensuring alignment and collaboration across our networks and key stakeholders. Key areas of focus will include supporting the development of content for communications activities and projects, leading on A4S’s digital platforms, and providing communications and marketing support around events, campaigns and launches. You will have the ability to manage a complex set of activities to enable efficient, effective and timely delivery of high quality outputs. The post will involve being part of a small core team and liaising with a wide range of individuals from network members and beyond in connection with this high profile organization. About you You will have a strong record and experience working in communications and marketing, including digital communications. You will have excellent communications skills, a high level of attention to detail and the ability to analyse information effectively. You will use your own initiative to progress work and manage competing demands. You will be able to think creatively within the A4S brand and style guidelines to produce appealing outputs. You will be proficient in using Microsoft Office programmes, social media, website content management systems (CMS), Google Analytics and email marketing platforms. Experience and/or interest in sustainable business would be an advantage. Responsibilities of the role will include: Working with the Communications Manager to evolve and implement A4S’s digital strategy and develop A4S’s online following by its key audiences. Leading on digital analytics, reporting on performance and recommending improvements. Supporting the development of content and collateral to maximize communication efforts for events, projects and day-to-day stakeholder engagement. Maintaining templates, ensuring all collateral and materials adhere to the A4S brand guidelines. Working with the A4S team to ensure that a marketing and communications plan is in place to support the effective launch and ongoing promotion of key campaigns, events, programmes, guides and report launches. Managing the preparation and timely dissemination of newsletters and other communications to A4S networks and the wider target audience. Taking part in internal and external meetings to represent the A4S communications team. Download the full job by clicking on ‘Apply via website’. Our Values A4S offers a competitive range of benefits, a good work-life balance, employee growth and development, and a vibrant organizational culture. You’ll join a small team of about 25, who are based primarily in and around London. You’ll interact and work with most of your colleagues and stay in the loop on the full extent of our programmes. We value our people, and strive for a collaborative, supportive and non-hierarchical structure. Our dedicated office is in Mindspace Shoreditch – a vibrant, modern and dog-friendly co-working space which hosts weekly events including brunches, after-work socials and the occasional ping pong evening! We also organize our own team lunches, park days and away days – with team volunteering days also on the horizon. To apply You can find the full job description attached below – please read this carefully before applying. Please complete the application form by clicking ‘apply’ below, submitting both your CV and a cover letter of no more than 2 pages as attachments where prompted. Please specify in your cover letter where you first heard about this position (eg LinkedIn, Charity Job, Escape the City, A4S webpage etc). We value a diverse and inclusive team, and we know that studies have shown that some potential applicants are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single requirement. If you are excited about this role but your past experience isn’t an exact match, we encourage you to apply and let us know what you can bring to it and A4S. You may be the right person for this job, or for future opportunities. Applicants should be able to show an understanding of A4S and its programmes, and outline what they can bring to the role. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK. We will consider applicants with Graduate or HPI visas that have at least 18 months remaining for permanent roles. We are currently unable to offer visa sponsorship. For more guidance on applying to A4S, please see ‘Tips for your application to A4S’ following the ‘Apply via website’ link.