The Parks Trust

PR and Marketing Manager

The Parks Trust is an independent charity that expertly cares for over 6,000 acres of green space in Milton Keynes including river valleys, ancient woodlands, lakesides, parks and landscaped areas along the city’s grid roads.

PR & Marketing Manager

Milton Keynes

Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (hybrid working available up to 2 days per week)

About Us

The Parks Trust is an independent charity that expertly cares for over 6,000 acres of green space in Milton Keynes including river valleys, ancient woodlands, lakesides, parks and landscaped areas along the city’s grid roads.

Our aim is to provide beautiful parks, lakes, woods and landscapes that will be loved by the people of Milton Keynes, forever.

The Role

We’re looking for a creative and confident PR and Marketing Manager to join our dynamic and busy team in creating fresh and engaging content to help us ensure the parks in Milton Keynes are being as widely used and enjoyed as possible.

About You

The successful applicant will have strong interpersonal skills and be used to managing multiple stakeholders and multiple priorities. You will be adept at handling the media and building rapport with journalists, in writing engaging copy, developing and executing integrated marketing campaigns and in creating visually appealing marketing materials and brand assets.

A passion for the outdoors is particularly helpful in this role as is a willingness to work on site with colleagues and teams in the organisation to understand their needs and challenges when it comes to providing communications support.

​It is important that you work well in a team and have a positive can-do attitude.​

Benefits

In return, we offer a comprehensive benefits package:​

  • Competitive salary
  • Ongoing support and training
  • Excellent contributory pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)
  • Income protection and life assurance cover after qualifying period
  • Enhanced family friendly policies after qualifying period
  • Home Working policy
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for tech & electric cars
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Buying and Selling option for annual leave
  • Medical Cash Plan
  • Access to employee wellbeing helpline
  • Discount for Willen Lake activities and café
  • Free eye tests
  • Great office in a parkland setting with free parking

Application process

Please apply online using the link through our website using People HR.​

To view the full job description please click here.

If you require any further information or would like an informal chat about the position, contact Hannah Bodley on 01908 255370 or email h.bodley@theparkstrust.com

Closing Date:           Sunday 19th March 2023

Interview Date:          W/C 27th March 2023

The Parks Trust is committed to safeguarding and will always recruit all personnel in line with government guidelines, relevant legislation, Charity Commission guidance and best practice standards.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

If you need additional support with your application or would like further information, please contact recruitment@theparkstrust.com