Policy and Communications Officer: Scottish Sports Association

The SSA is the recognised independent and collective representative organisation for governing bodies of sport in Scotland; we exist to support and represent our members.  We work to ensure the interests of our members are represented across government, the voluntary sector and the wider sporting world and always ensure that we provide high quality and valued services to our members. 

CLOSING DATE: 10am, Monday 19 November 2018

Full Time Position

£24,000-£30,000

Based in Edinburgh

The Scottish Sports Association (SSA) is searching for a Policy and Communications Officer. If you’re looking for the following, this unique role might be perfect for you:

  • The opportunity to make a difference
  • To support and shape Scottish sport
  • To utilise your excellent communication skills while developing new skills and experiences
  • To work with partners and develop relationships with individuals and organisations across Scottish sport
  • To work with a friendly, fun and dynamic team.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Wants to make a difference to Scottish sport
  • Is energetic and passionate about sport
  • Is an outstanding communicator (in writing and verbally)
  • Is a ‘people person’ and can build and develop strong relationships with our members, partners and stakeholders
  • Can add value to our team and provide valued support to our members.

The SSA is the recognised independent and collective representative organisation for governing bodies of sport in Scotland; we exist to support and represent our members. We work to ensure the interests of our members are represented across Government, Parliament, sportscotland, the voluntary sector and the wider sporting world and always ensure that we provide high quality and valued services to our members.

We are looking for the right fit for our team with outstanding skills in key areas to join our team. While some experience may be beneficial, finding the candidate with the right skills and characteristics is our priority as we are happy to help to develop experience within the role.

The Policy and Communications Officer is a unique role within Scottish sport and is central to providing support and development across Scottish Governing Bodies of sport.

Further information and applications

Date published: 22 October 2018
Date updated: 22 October 2018

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