Digital Content Officer


World Land Trust (WLT) is strengthening its Communications and Development team by appointing a Digital Content Officer. This position will be responsible for raising awareness of the Trust through the website and social media, ensuring communications are up-to-date, bright and relevant, whilst maintaining house style.

Working with WLT

WLT is based in the UK and is unique within the conservation world. Reaching its 30th year of operation the Trust has grown from small beginnings, saving critically threatened forest in Belize to become an internationally respected conservation organisation with a proven track record, working with 32 overseas conservation NGOs on protection of threatened habitats. WLT has developed its modus operandi without losing its vision, integrity and transparency.

What you’ll be doing

The Digital Content Officer will work with the Team to maintain the Trust’s digital presence, ensuring the website is up-to-date and maintained securely, monitoring performance and reporting on relevant analytics.  They will also be part of the social media team, providing clear and relevant communications presented in a creative way.

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for a candidate who has had experience in a digital communications (or equivalent) role, who can demonstrate the effective delivery of websites, alongside strong analytical skills.

The successful candidate will be someone with relevant experience of using a range of web technologies, with good knowledge of WordPress and relevant search engines.  They will also need excellent communication skills, and to be able to work as part of a close team to ensure the Trust’s message goes out in the most appropriate way. The ability to write creatively whilst still delivering a key message, proof read and edit, are essential.

The post is full time, based in WLT’s offices in Halesworth, Suffolk.

Salary £18-20k pa

Full Job Description and Person Specification »


To apply attach a full CV, and covering letter, demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role and explaining what particular expertise and experience you will bring to the WLT. Please ensure you fulfil the formal requirements before applying. Send your application to:

Debra Porter, HR Advisor, or by post to World Land Trust, Blyth House, 3 Bridge Street, Halesworth, Suffolk IP19 8AB.

Closing date for applications: 1700 hrs on 15 March 2019. It is expected that interviews will be held in the week commencing 01 April 2019 in WLT’s offices in Halesworth, Suffolk.  Please indicate in your application if you are likely to be unavailable on any of the key dates.  Candidates who have been shortlisted for interview may also be asked to take part in a short test.

Please note that the closing date given is a guide.  We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

No agencies or advertisers please.