Job Opportunity: Surrey Hills AONB Communications Lead

22nd July 2021

The Surrey Hills AONB is recruiting for a new Communications Lead.

About the role

The Communications Lead for the Surrey Hills AONB is an exciting opportunity to raise awareness and understanding of the Surrey Hills as a Nationally protected landscape. You will lead the development and delivery of the Communications strategy and activity plan, helping to deliver projects that promote wide public understanding of the special landscape character and local distinctiveness of the Surrey Hills and the purpose of designation.

You will be the key driver for communications with both external and internal audiences including; visitors, key stakeholders and the Surrey Hills family of organisations. The role will suit an enthusiastic and creative individual with experience of the whole marketing mix and an interest in environment, landscape and the outdoors.

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence how you could deliver the role purpose and key outputs through your specific experience and qualifications, including:

  • Building strong relationships to work in partnership with a range of key stakeholders from across the Surrey Hills family and national partners
  • Ability to develop and deliver comprehensive communications and marketing plans
  • Delivery of engaging content across a range of channels
  • Experience of developing and strengthening a brand identity
  • Managing your time to deliver multiple projects at any one time

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Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 1st August 2021. Interviews will take place on Friday 6th August at Warren Farm Barns, Mickleham.

The role is based at Warren Farm Barns, Headley Lane, Mickleham, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6DG. It is expected that work will be carried out in a hybrid way between the role base, home working and at sites across the county as required for the role.

Contact details

If you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact Caroline Price by email at

For more information about the role, visit: Surrey Hills Communications Lead – Job Description (1)

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