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Senior Media Officer

Your opportunity to make a difference in the environmental horticulture industry awaits! We're seeking a skilled Senior Media Officer to join our team, where you'll play a pivotal role in helping shape our media relations strategy and driving impactful campaigns. If you're a proactive communicator with a knack for storytelling and a passion for fostering positive industry coverage, this role is for you.

As our Senior Media Officer, you'll be at the forefront of our media relations efforts, working closely with the Media Relations Manager to deliver professional, precise, and influential messaging across various campaigns and programmes. You'll build effective working relationships with national and trade journalists to amplify our voice and enhance our industry presence. From spearheading proactive media campaigns to adeptly managing high-profile issues, you'll thrive in our hard-working, fun and friendly team.

 

About HTA 

The HTA have 1400 members which include garden retailers, growers, landscapers and suppliers to the garden industry. As one of the largest membership organisations the HTA have run the National Garden Gift scheme since 1962, this provides consumers with a UK wide scheme encouraging both new and existing gardeners to visit garden centres and retail nurseries. 

The HTA lobby and campaign on behalf of our members within the horticulture industry and provide a whole range of member services including, business solutions, events, market information and learning & development.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, the HTA campaigned to ensure garden centres were classed as essential retail which has increased the profile of the horticultural industry. 

 

How to apply

You can view the full job description at the bottom of this page. To apply for the role, please send your covering letter and CV to [email protected].  Closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 12 March 2024.

Our aim is to recruit and retain people with the behaviours that support our mission and who will grow with us and the industry. We are open and honest in recognising that there is more that the Association can do to value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and therefore welcome applicants from all underrepresented communities within Horticulture, including all ethnic or religious backgrounds, LGBTQ+, and those with disabilities. 

This advert is only open to direct applicants, NO AGENCIES should apply. All applicants must have valid references and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

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Senior Media Officer

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