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Communications and Marketing Manager

Contact Information: e.bullimore@bsava

Join the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) and help promote small animal welfare.

BSAVA is looking for an exceptional communications professional with a track record of delivering impactful marketing and engagement campaigns.

This is a fantastic opportunity to drive the development of BSAVA’s communications and marketing activities. You will lead the marketing team, overseeing the development and delivery of marketing strategies which bring the BSAVA brand, reputation, profile and products to life. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of BSAVA’s communication channels, helping to review and improve current approaches and driving improvements to member experience and product sales.

About the candidate:

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with a track record of success, who can demonstrate excellent understanding of a broad range of marketing tools and practices. Our members are at the heart of our organisation, and we’re looking for someone who is committed to a member-led approach, who can develop effective engagement strategies and deliver real impact for the association and our members.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, with a good eye for detail and strong visual literacy. They will have significant previous experience of working in a marketing role, ideally within a veterinary or a membership setting, and will be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of effective engagement principles. Our annual Congress is a major event in our calendar, and applications from individuals with a background in events marketing would be particularly welcome.

Essential skills include:

  • experience of planning and delivering effective marketing campaigns;
  • a passion and flare for data and analytics, and a commitment to insight-led approaches;
  • up-to-date knowledge of marketing and communications tools, and commitment to staying abreast of trends;
  • a genuine commitment to engagement practices and being part of a member-led organisation.

View the full person specification here.


About the BSAVA:

The BSAVA is a professional membership association which exists to advance care for companion animals. With a membership of more than 10,000 veterinary surgeons, vet nurses and students, we work in the UK and internationally to promote excellence in small animal practice through education and science, by facilitating training, conducting research and developing policy. Each year we deliver numerous education courses, host the largest small animal Congress in Europe, and publish books, manuals, apps and magazines. 

This post sits within the Membership & Marketing department and reports to the Head of Membership & Marketing.

View the full role description here.


This is a full-time role - 40 hours per week, offering a salary between £30-000 – £35,500 per annum depending on qualification and experience. Benefits include hybrid working, a starting holiday entitlement of 23 days (increasing by 1 day each year up to 28 days), free on-site parking, 7% contributions towards Group Personal Pension and Life Assurance of 4x salary.

How to apply:

Please send your CV and a cover letter detailing how you meet the requirements in the person specification, addressed to Elle Bullimore, Head of Membership and Marketing, to

Please note, if applicants haven’t received a response within 10 days of the closing date, then it is to be assumed that they have not been successful with their application.

If you have any questions, or would like to discuss the role, please contact Elle on e.bullimore@bsava or 01452 726 735

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