The Role

This is a great opportunity for a digital content and engagement specialist to join an expanding communications team in a not-for-profit industry association, working predominantly remotely.

Reporting to the director of communications, you will be the go-to person for all things digital and be a great team player supporting delivery of the Grounds Management Association (GMA)’s digital communications, engagement, and transformation objectives.

Having spent at least 3-years' in a similar role, you will be experienced in:

  • Website management
  • Email marketing
  • Social media
  • Digital content creation
  • Digital best practice
  • Digital monitoring and reporting

The Team

This is an exciting time to be part of a new, growing team as the GMA strengthens its in-house professional communications capabilities as part of a wider investment plan to deliver its Five-Year Strategy.

Led by a recently appointed director of communications, who is a member of the senior leadership team, the communications function provides an insight-led, outcome-focused, professional multi-discipline communications service to support delivery of the GMA’s strategic and operational objectives.

You will bring digital content and engagement expertise, and will work closely with colleagues specialising in PR, marketing and communications, as well as public affairs and partner engagement. As a team of five, we will work together alongside colleagues and partners to deliver better outcomes for those who work in and with the grounds care industry

The Organisation

The Grounds Management Association (GMA) is the UK’s leading industry body for the grounds care sector.  A not-for-profit membership organisation promoting and protecting the interests of professional and volunteer grounds people who make sport possible by keeping green spaces and playing surfaces safe, accessible, and sustainable across educational establishments, community facilities, and sports clubs at grassroot, amateur, and elite professional level. 

How to apply

To apply you should submit your current CV/resume together with a cover letter to

The cover letter should set out:

  1. Why you believe you are a suitable candidate based on your knowledge, skills and experience and how it meets the requirement in the person specification. This should be no longer than 800 words.
  2. The names of 2 referees, one of whom must be your current or last employer (NB No referees will be contacted without your expressed consent)
  3. Details of your current salary and other emoluments.

For an informal discussion please contact Gloria Lau at in confidence.

For further details including details of the application process please refer to the application pack by following this link.


Up to £33,000 salary, pension, employee assistance programme, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and Christmas closure.

Remote working, occasional meetings at Milton Keynes HQ.


Full time

Closing date:
Friday, 1 July 2022 - 5:00pm

Interview date:
Wednesday, 13 July 2022

Up to £33,000


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