Represents UK vets, promotes animal welfare.

Communications Director - BVA

Job Description

Applications closed: 
May 24, 2024
Posted on: 
May 9, 2024

We are looking for an ambitious and talented Communications Director to join our senior leadership team.


This role, reporting directly to the CEO, brings together our media & campaigns, and marketing & events teams and is responsible for leading a joined-up communications strategy for the whole organisation.  An exceptional communications professional, you will have the vision and skills to take our media & campaigning activities to the next level and further increase our visibility.  You will lead an effective marketing strategy to increase member recruitment and engagement, support income generation and raise the profile of our brand.  You will be comfortable working across traditional and digital media, and you will be responsible for both external and internal comms.  You will also have the opportunity to shape BVA’s overall strategic direction, working closely with the CEO on strategic planning.  

Job Requirements

We’re looking for an exceptional individual with previous experience in a senior communications role, with a demonstrable understanding of marketing, media and campaigning. You will either already be working at this senior level or be ready to make the step up.

If you’re interested in this exciting opportunity, please see the role profile. The starting salary for this role is £75-78k depending on experience, plus a generous benefits package.

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter, explaining why you are interested, how your skills meet the role profile, and how you would make an impact, and giving an indication of your current salary, by email to Anita Maddox at

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9am on Friday 24 May 2024. First interviews will be held on Tuesday 4 June and second interviews on Thursday 13 June 2024.

BVA is strongly committed to equality, diversity & inclusion, and we encourage applications from all sectors of society. We would particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups within the not-for-profit/membership sector.

No agencies please.

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