Communications Officer

Communications Officer
Salary: £21,746 per annum
Permanent, full-time 
Based in Glasgow

sportscotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland. Our vision is an active Scotland where everyone benefits from sport.

Are you a talented communicator who can tell a compelling story about sport in Scotland? sportscotland is looking for a Communications Officer to join our team.

As the Communications Officer, you will coordinate the planning, delivery, and review of projects to raise the profile of sport in Scotland. You will be working on multiple projects at any one time and your digital and social media passion and skills will help you contribute across our communications channels.

The ideal candidate will be a creative and dynamic team player ready to apply their skills to tell the stories of grassroots sport across Scotland and high performance sport on the world stage.

Providing support to the communications team on a range of activities, you will plan and produce quality content for sportscotland’s digital channels, including creating and updating website content, creating, uploading and reviewing social media content, producing regular e:newsletters, preparing and delivering presentations.

We are looking for someone degree qualified in Marketing, Media, or Communications studies, or with equivalent relevant experience.  You will be passionate about the power of social media, be able to demonstrate an understanding and experience of developing content on a range of social media channels, have an aptitude for writing and enthusiasm for getting the right message to the right audience. 

In return for the above, we offer employee benefits such as flexible working, generous holidays, childcare vouchers, fantastic discounts, a great pension scheme (19.3% employer contribution), support with your personal development and much more.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter detailing why you would make a positive contribution to raising the profile of sport in Scotland to hr.recruitment@sportscotland.org.uk   

We are a Disability Confident employer. If you have any difficulties with your application because of a disability please get in touch and we will discuss how we can help you.

Closing date for completed applications: 28 September 2021

Interviews are anticipated to take place W/C 4 October

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Date published: 14 September 2021
Date updated: 14 September 2021

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