Stakeholder Liaison Officer


The Kennel Club Accredited Instructor Scheme (KCAI) Canine Activities Department

Central London based 

Six Month Fixed Term Contract

The Kennel Club is the UK’s largest organisation dedicated to protecting and promoting the health and welfare of all dogs.  Its Canine Activities Department has a vacancy to join one of its teams which manages a membership scheme for dog training instructors and behaviourists.

Your role will be to assist in raising awareness of the KCAI Scheme among key target audiences and stakeholders to attract new members and to promote the advantages of using the services of KCAI accredited instructors to the public.  The role also includes engaging with the membership, as well as planning and managing membership events.

Key responsibilities of the role:

  • Writing, editing and managing communications to KCAI Scheme members
  • Writing, editing and managing web content and social media network
  • Assist in the planning, delivery and evaluation of events
  • Assist with planning and delivery of communications to attract new members

Key experience and skills:

  • Previous experience in a communications-based role, preferably in a membership-based environment 
  • Excellent copy writing and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Previous experience of planning and managing events 
  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to prioritise and manage own workload
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable and have a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of communications and social media to targeted audiences

Knowledge of the dog world and dog training in particular may be an advantage.  

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV and covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the position to Lorna Chalk, Human Resources Advisor, The Kennel Club, Clarges Street, Piccadilly, London W1J 8AB or email your application to Further information can be requested from this email address.

Closing date for applications is Friday 2 June 2017.

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