Senior Strategic Planner (Communications)

Location : Living Planet Centre Woking
Closing Date : 15/09/2019
Salary : £40,000
Employment Type : Permanent

We have a bold new strategy. We need to be more visible and relevant to the UK public to inspire the support we need to fund and influence systemic change that will ultimately make the continued destruction of nature unacceptable. To deliver this new strategy we need talented and committed team members who are passionate about the planet on which we live. Is that you?


As Senior Strategic Planner we want you to take the lead in our external communications planning process. This will involve taking responsibility for finding new and effective solutions that will enhance our existing processes for the long-term planning of our external affairs. You will report and evaluate processes while also advising teams on how to develop better briefs, utilising your expertise in marketing and communications to support colleagues achieve better results. You will ensure colleagues understand our strategic communications priorities and make sure we have the planning tools in place to manage and communicate our external activity. You will work closely with the WWF International planning team to align priority communications within our network too. Important will be the ability to analyse overall effectiveness and make recommendations to enhance future performance. You will also help develop a strong planning team focused delivering greater impact for our communications.


You must have significant strategic planning experience gained at a senior level within an agency or in-house marketing environment. You will be expert at developing and delivering integrated strategies and campaigns as well as used to project management within a complex stakeholder landscape. You will have been heavily involved in key message and creative development for multiple audiences as well as multi-channel campaign planning too.


Comfortable influencing stakeholders, you will be an excellent communicator with the ability to inspire individuals to work more effectively. Good at building relationships, you will have a collaborative style and be familiar with leading teams in matrix working systems. You will also be used to nurturing new talent.


How to Apply

If you have a strong marketing and communications planning background and want to be involved in saving nature we would love to hear from you. Please visit our website via the link and complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up to date CV with cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this role as well as why this role is for you.

At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.

Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We’re looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.