Campaign & Communications Coordinator in Crustacean Compassion 2022 at London, England, United Kingdom

Website Crustacean Compassion

This Job Listing is about Crustacean Compassion in London, England, United Kingdom 2022

Crustacean Compassion is a not-for-profit animal welfare organisation which campaigns for the humane treatment of decapod crustaceans such as lobsters, crabs, prawns, and langoustines, based on the scientific evidence of their sentience. Decapod crustaceans are not adequately covered under UK animal welfare legislation. This means that many shocking methods of slaughter, handling and storage which would be illegal in other animals, such as boiling alive, are currently permitted. We are working to change this and are looking for a self-motivated and talented individual to support the successful delivery of Crustacean Compassion campaign strategies, support our communications delivery and assist in organisational operations. Crustacean Compassion is a small but highly regarded organisation, with a dedicated and exceptional team. The role offers the opportunity to help improve how decapod crustaceans are treated and make a significant difference to the lives of hundreds of millions of animals.


The primary purpose of the role is to support the successful delivery of Crustacean Compassion campaign strategies and assist communications delivery. In this position, you will:

  • Support the development and delivery of campaigns (lobbying, public Calls to Action) through production of communications, campaign materials, and key messaging
  • Assist development, implementation, and delivery of communications (digital and press), that engages and motivates supporters, builds brand; and effectively promotes the organisation and its activities
  • Provide engaging content to grow and evolve the supporter base, and leverage key external stakeholders.

This role requires working within the team as well as the ability to deliver independently.


Campaign Delivery

  • Assist the Campaigns Manager in delivery of campaigns strategy and project work as necessary
  • Work with the integrated team to maintain a campaign timeline, aligning press and social media activity with relevant campaign targets
  • Development of creative and effective campaign materials
  • Editing of draft briefing documents for stakeholder engagement
  • Use e-advocacy platforms and mass email tools to deliver public calls to action
  • Delivery of key campaign objectives on time and in budget, including KPI reporting such as public engagement actions
  • Occasional management and coordination of face-to-face events


  • Support with the creation and development of: Print and online copy, Email onboarding tools, Website management and content, Press releases and media kits, Newsletters, Campaign materials, videos and marketing tools
  • Generate new and proactive ideas for press stories
  • Assist with creating visually appealing graphics and document layouts
  • Support with delivery of the social media strategy, develop engaging social media content, and assist with audience building
  • Assist with supporter engagement, plus be the first point of contact for external queries and comments in accordance with key messages
  • Help with the delivery of effective supporter journeys in collaboration with the campaign and fundraising team
  • Review website content ensuring ongoing accuracy
  • Monitor website and social media metrics for quarterly KPI reporting
  • Maintain an overview of internal and external communications, ensuring messaging is consistent and timely
  • Assist with writing, proof-reading and editing copy
  • Coordinate media engagements
  • Assist with general press activity, including developing relations with media contacts, organising press launches, & drafting key messages to secure timely and effective press coverage
  • Develop and maintain image library
  • Maintain database of publications and media contacts

General Roles & Day-to-Day Duties

  • Organise internal and external meetings, including scheduling, drafting and distributing agendas, and taking minutes
  • Represent Crustacean Compassion at external events and conferences where required
  • Any other duties as necessary

Person specification


  • Degree or relevant qualification or training in related subject matter
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience of working for NGO campaigns
  • Experience creating targeted content for a range of audiences
  • Knowledge, interest and skills in social media techniques and an understanding of current trends
  • Some experience in media liaison
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated with a positive and professional approach
  • Experience of using digital communication and e-advocacy platforms
  • Ability to successfully work remotely
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience of Adobe (e.g. Illustrator, Photoshop) and Canva packages
  • Project and time management skills to prioritise work to tight deadlines


  • Experience of working on animal protection issues
  • A genuine interest in aquatic animal welfare

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a CV and covering letter to [email protected], detailing your suitability for the post and stating when you may be able to take up the position if offered.

  • The closing date for this position is 23:59 on 28th October.
  • Interviews will take place online over Microsoft Teams week commencing 7th November.

Company: Crustacean Compassion
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: London, England, United Kingdom
Application Deadline: N/A

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