Current vacancies

Please find below our current vacancies.

If you would like to discuss any of the below opportunities, please contact us. If you would like to discuss volunteering for the PCF, please contact our Fundraising Officer, Rachel.

Communications Officer

Fixed-term to 31 March 2022
Full time
£20,000 – £22,000 per annum

The Prince’s Countryside Fund has an exciting opportunity for somebody looking to start a career in communications and PR. The PCF wishes to appoint a Communications Officer on a fixed term basis to support our wider communications team. This role will help to drive awareness of the issues facing the countryside and increase visibility of our work.

Supervised by the Head of External Affairs, the Communications Officer will produce content for social media and e-communications, manage the day-to-day website administration, and draft press releases and news stories to promote the charity’s activities.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Day-to-day coordination of the PCF’s social media channels.
  • Producing content for the PCF’s monthly e-newsletter.
  • Drafting press releases and news articles for publication on the PCF website and to be distributed to media contacts.
  • Assisting the Head of External Affairs and the Senior Communications & Events Officer with running an effective press office.
  • Assist the Senior Communications & Events Officer with events as required.

About the candidate

You will be flexible, adaptable, fast learning and have the ability to work on your own initiative.  You will demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as a high level of IT competency.

You will have experience of using social media and an understanding of the WordPress platform would be desirable, although training will be provided.

This is an entry level role and ideal for a candidate looking to pursue a career in PR, and communications and will provide wide ranging experience across these areas.

You must have a proactive approach to your work and excellent attention to detail. You should be able to work autonomously and as part of a team. You will also be able to build strong relationships with a wide range of individuals.

This role is based in Victoria, London and the successful candidate will be required to be office based, as well as be able to travel to other UK locations for events.

Read the job description.

How to apply

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter, explaining why you think you would be a good fit for the role, to recruitment@countrysidefund.org.uk.

Closing date: 4 October 2021. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and we may appoint before the closing date.

Project Officer

Permanent
Full time
£23,000 – £25,000 per annum

This is an exciting time to join the PCF as we are working to enable thriving family farms and empower rural communities, who are encouraged and recognised for their role in creating a sustainable future for the countryside and our whole nation.

The Programme Officer will be responsible for the successful delivery of the charity’s activity supporting family farm businesses through the agricultural transition with a particular focus on new environmental policies, rebuilding our natural capital, supporting new entrants into agriculture and working with our network of farm support groups. The role of the Programme Officer will play a pivotal part in our current expansion of this area of activity.

About the candidate

The PCF is looking for a motivated, highly capable individual willing to take initiative and drive forward this new area of the PCF’s work. The successful candidate will be highly organised and an excellent communicator who is able to work with different types of people including farm businesses, sponsors and government. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to deliver against a project plan- meeting deadlines, and monitoring progress; have experience of project administration, stakeholder engagement, research and events organisation. 

The successful candidate will be as passionate about the British countryside as we are, and agricultural or environmental knowledge would be desirable. While the PCF office is based in central London, the role will include travel around the UK to visit projects and stakeholders with scope for some home working.

Read the job description.

How to apply

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter, explaining why you think you would be a good fit for the role, to recruitment@countrysidefund.org.uk.

Closing date: 4 October 2021. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and we may appoint before the closing date.

Executive Assistant

Permanent
Full time
£28,000 – £30,000 per annum

The Executive Assistant will provide high-level executive and project management support to the Executive Director, plus other members of the Senior Management Team, across all aspects of the PCF’s work. This will include responsibility for a wide range of activities, including key administrative tasks, drafting papers, research, providing insight for briefings and managing specific projects.

This role will be central to the successful delivery of our three-year strategic plan and the overall operation of the charity.

About the candidate

The PCF is looking for a motivated, highly capable individual willing to take initiative and drive forward the PCF’s work. The successful candidate will be highly organised and an excellent communicator with experience of working with Board and Management level colleagues. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to effectively manage the administration of an organisation including, excellent written and oral communications skills, high level IT skills and experience of drafting, writing and researching. As a key central role you will have oversight of the whole organisation and your ability to use discretion and sound judgement is critical.

While the role will be primarily based at PCF office in central London there is scope for some home working.

Read the job description.

How to apply

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter, explaining why you think you would be a good fit for the role, to recruitment@countrysidefund.org.uk.

Closing date: 4 October 2021. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and we may appoint before the closing date.

Corporate Partnerships Officer

Permanent
Full time
£23,000 – £25,000 per annum

The Prince’s Countryside Fund has an exciting opportunity for someone interested in starting a career in fundraising. This is an entry-level role which will assist in the development and delivery of high-quality partnerships and contributing to the management of a wide-ranging corporate portfolio.

As a member of our External Affairs team, and reporting to the Corporate Partnerships Manager, the role will focus on the administration, marketing and communications of current partners, and help seek opportunities for new business.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Day-to-day administration of the PCF’s corporate partnerships.
  • Researching prospective corporate partners.
  • Assisting with corporate partner initiatives, including events and planning.
  • Leading on corporate partner communications.

About the candidate

You will be a great communicator – personable and approachable. You will have the ability to learn quickly, use initiative and have excellent attention to detail. Importantly, you should be able to form strong relationships with individuals at all levels in an organisation. And you must have a proactive approach to your work and be able to work autonomously as well as part of a team.

Some knowledge of corporate responsibility and charitable partnerships would be advantageous; however, no experience is necessary.

The successful candidate will be as passionate about the British countryside as we are. While the PCF office is based in central London, the role will include travel around the UK to visit partners and attend events, with scope for home working.

Read the job description.

How to apply

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter, explaining why you think you would be a good fit for the role, to recruitment@countrysidefund.org.uk.

Closing date: 11 October 2021. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and we may appoint before the closing date.

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