Horticultural Trades Association: Senior Media Officer

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) is recruiting for a new Senior Media Officer to help shape their media relations strategy and driving impactful campaigns.


The HTA are looking for a proactive communicator, with a knack for storytelling and a passion for fostering positive industry coverage.

As Senior Media Officer, you’ll be at the forefront of the association’s media relations efforts, working closely with the Media Relations Manager to deliver professional, precise, and influential messaging across various campaigns and programmes. You’ll build effective working relationships with national and trade journalists to amplify the HTA voice and enhance their industry presence. From spearheading proactive media campaigns to adeptly managing high-profile issues.

The HTA represents 1400 members which include garden retailers, growers, landscapers and suppliers to the garden industry. The association lobby and campaign on behalf of members within the horticulture industry and provide a whole range of member services including, business solutions, events, market information and learning & development. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the HTA campaigned to ensure garden centres were classed as essential retail which has increased the profile of the horticultural industry.

Full job description and application details can be found here. The closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 28th February 2024.