Communications Project Manager (Media)

Communications Project Manager (Media)
Salary: £30,457 per annum plus on-call allowance
Permanent, full-time 
Based in Glasgow (temporarily home based)

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

Are you a dynamic and enthusiastic communicator with strong media relations experience? If so, this could be the next challenge for you.

sportscotland is looking for a Communications Project Manager (Media) who will deliver media and communications projects, develop content and manage our media relations.

Working in our Communications team, you will provide a full proactive and reactive media relations service including handling press enquiries and preparing the appropriate response/media lines to take, so we will be looking for someone with relevant prior experience and a good understanding of the news agenda and public affairs in Scotland. You will also undertake on-call duties on a rota basis to deal with urgent out-of-hours issues.

In this role you will deliver exciting media and communications projects, so should have strong project management skills including a keen eye for detail and a pro-active, can-do attitude. You must also have strong and confident interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive working relationships with stakeholders.

To be successful in this position you will have strong copy and editing skills across online and offline platforms, excellent communication skills, and should be degree qualified in Marketing, Media, or Communications studies, or have equivalent relevant experience.

In return for the above, we offer employee benefits such as flexible working, generous holidays, Cycle2Work, fantastic discounts, a great pension scheme (19.3% employer contribution), support with your personal development and much more.

Please apply online and attach your CV and covering letter detailing why you meet the requirements.

We are a Disability Confident employer. If you have any difficulties with your application because of a disability please contact hr.recruitment@sportscotland.org.uk and we will discuss how we can help you.

Closing date for completed applications: 28 January 2022

Interviews are anticipated to take place: W/C 14 February 2022

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Date published: 12 January 2022
Date updated: 12 January 2022

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