Vacancies

Communications Officer

Reporting to: Head of Marketing and Communications
Salary: circa £23,000 + 5% pension
Hours: Full time
Based: Edinburgh
Start date: ASAP

We are looking for a dynamic, creative and digital savvy individual to help us communicate the impact of our work amongst our key audiences.

The ideal candidate will have great communication and copy-writing skills, confident in creating high-quality, engaging digital content, as well as experienced in writing for press and securing media coverage.

You will be proficient across a range of IT packages; with experience of using website content management systems, social media platforms and CRM systems. A keen interest to deepen your understanding of all aspects of digital communications, identify future trends and evaluate emerging technologies is highly desirable.

You will be confident responding to enquiries by phone, email and face-to-face from customers, stakeholders and the media about our services and our work. The role is fast-paced and you will work across programmes and projects, so the ability to multi-task, prioritise and work to tight deadlines is essential.

This is an exciting opportunity for a quick learner with enthusiasm and initiative to gain experience in a variety of disciplines and make the role their own. Interest in and knowledge of social entrepreneurship and startups an advantage.

How To Apply

To apply please download the full job description, application form and equal opportunities form

Submit your complete application pack (application form plus equal opportunities form) by noon on Monday 19 November to elaine@firstport.org.uk

Interviews will take place in Edinburgh on Monday 26 November