Scottish Environment LINK
Scottish Environment LINK

Charity registered in Scotland SC000296

Scottish Environment LINK is the forum for Scotland's voluntary environment community, with 42 member bodies representing a broad spectrum of environmental interests with the common goal of contributing to a more environmentally sustainable society

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Communications Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,000 – £35,000
  • Perth Office with flexible home working
  • Closing 1st June 2021

Scottish Environment LINK are currently seeking a senior communications professional to join us and take our organisation forward by developing and delivering a communication strategy fit for a dynamic and inclusive network, whose members have a common goal of contributing to a more environmentally sustainable society. LINK’s aim is to secure a sustainable Scotland, where our society and wellbeing have nature at their heart, benefitting people, communities and the planet.

The Principal responsibilities include -

  • Strategic Communications: Developing and delivering a communication strategy underpinned by effective campaigns.
  • Campaigning and influencing: Identifying, developing and deploying effective ways to communicate policy asks to non expert audiences.
  • Communications: Managing LINK’s media and communication work.

We are looking for an experienced communications manager, with at least 5 years’ experience and a proven record of developing, managing and evaluating integrated multi-platform communications and campaigns strategies. Experience in identifying and bringing to life media stories on complex issues is essential. This role will suit an exceptional candidate with a strong background in strategic communications, campaigns, media and stakeholder engagement in the public or charity sector.

For full details please refer to the Person specification and Job Description available on our website here – Job Description, Person Specification.

Terms and conditions

This is a full-time contract, initially for 12 months, subject to a six-month probationary period. The post will be extended subject to successful fundraising. Salary is in the range of £30,000-£35,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience. LINK makes an employer contribution to employee personal pensions of up to a maximum of 8% of basic salary, complementing employee contributions. The employer contribution is payable after the first three months in employment. The annual leave quota is 25 days' annual leave and 10 public holidays. On occasion it may be necessary to work evenings or parts of weekends, for which time off in lieu will be granted. All approved expenses will be reimbursed.

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Development Manager

  • Part time
  • £34,000 – £38,000 pro-rata
  • LINK HQ, Perth with flexible home working
  • Closing 28th November 2021

Scottish Environment LINK is currently seeking a Development Manager on a part-time basis, (21 hours per week). This is a varied and interesting role where you will be responsible for the operational development of LINK, enabling the organisation to meet its strategic goals. A key part of this role is fundraising to support core activities and time limited projects, monitoring impacts and reporting to funders. This role leads on maintaining highly effective internal communications and information management across the network, including maintaining an up to date website.

This role would suit an all-rounder with at least 5 years’ development or fundraising experience who has a keen eye for detail, an ability to identify hooks and use inspiring written and verbal communication to build and maintain strong relationships with members, funders and stakeholders. This role will support the Chief Officer and coordinate and collaborate with staff at all levels to deliver effective development strategies across the organisation.

For full details please refer to the Person specification and Job Description.

Terms and conditions

This is a part-time contract for 21 hours a week, subject to a six-month probation. Salary is between £34,000 to 38,000, pro rata per annum, depending on skills and experience. LINK makes an employer contribution to employee personal pensions of up to a maximum of 8% of basic salary, complementing employee contributions. The employer contribution is payable after the first three months in employment. The pro rata leave quota is based on 25 days' annual leave and 10 public holidays per annum. The appointee may work the hours over shorter workdays Monday to Friday, or over, less longer work. On occasion it may be necessary to work evenings or parts of weekends, for which time off in lieu will be granted. All approved expenses will be reimbursed.

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