Vision 21 – Brand & Communications Manager

Vision 21 - CheltenhamZero

  • Salary

    Annual salary £36,556 pro rata at 20 hours per week, equivalent to £19/hr or £19,760/annum.

  • Hours of work

    30 hours of work per week

  • Contract


  • Closing date

    10 Jul 2022

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced communications manager with an interest in the sustainability agenda. Have you got experience in driving a brand? Are you passionate about the environment? This could be the role for you.

Vision 21 are looking for a Communications Manager to join its new project in partnership with Cheltenham Borough Council: CheltenhamZero.

About the role

Vision 21 are looking for someone who is creative, vibrant and inspiring and can create content to match, reaching new audiences.

It is an excellent opportunity for somebody with a passion for sustainability who wants to help shape the strategy in their community.

Vision 21 are seeking a part time employee for a two year period. Flexible and hybrid working arrangements will be considered including self employed consultants.


  • Develop and expand the CheltenhamZero Brand, working in partnership with Vision 21 and Cheltenham Borough Council.
  • Broaden the Cheltenham Zero membership base throughout Cheltenham and increase visibility of the Partnership.
  • Act as Webmaster for the website
  • Promote the partnership and raise awareness through proactively using social media, including Linkedin and Twitter and any other appropriate platform.
  • Form good relationships with key local stakeholders including media outlets
  • Attend events organised by customers, partners and external agencies to raise awareness of CheltenhamZero with communities and stakeholders
  • Prepare publicity articles and press releases regarding CheltenhamZero


Vision 21 are seeking someone to grow and develop key stakeholder relationships within the CheltenhamZero community.

Ideally the candidate will have:

  • Qualifications and/or proven experience in business development, communications or a related role
  • Expertise in
    • Giving presentations
    • Leading workshops
    • Chairing meetings
  • Competence with Microsoft Office and social media. Experience with online community management tools or website management would be useful but not essential.
  • Confidence in approaching businesses and community organisations to present and promote the Cheltenham Zero Partnership.
  • A strong personal interest in climate and sustainability issues, although further training will be provided

Annual salary £36,556 pro rata at 20 hours per week, equivalent to £19/hr or £19,760/annum. 20 hours per week with a small amount of evening and weekend work.


Applications close on 10 July. To arrange an informal discussion and an application form contact

Further information

Please download the full Person Specification below:

Click here to download the Person Specification.

Find out more about Vision 21 here.