The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh is seeking to appoint a Head of Communications to be responsible for the management and provision of all communications and media services to the Archdiocese.
The Archdiocese covers an area from the Borders of Scotland to St Andrews, from East Lothian to West Lothian, Stirlingshire and East Dunbartonshire with over one hundred Parishes and School communities and twenty-nine Religious Communities.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Head of Communications is responsible for preparing and delivering a Communications strategy including proactive and reactive media work as well as holding responsibility for the day to day running of the Archdiocesan social media accounts, website and internal communication channels.
These Communications services are provided from within the structure of the Archdiocese Curia which is tasked with providing the necessary professional, financial, technical and administrative support to ensure the Archdiocese meets its stated objectives.
Applicants should be experienced communications professionals with relevant experience working in complex and dynamic organisations and the ability to build good working relationships with the media.
The role is based at the Gillis Centre, 100 Strathearn Road, Edinburgh EH9 1BB.