Charity registered in Scotland SC017167
Royal Blind is Scotland's largest visual impairment charity, supporting children and adults of all ages with sight loss, many of whom have additional disabilities.
Scotland’s largest vision impairment organisation is seeking to appoint a part time Policy and Research Officer to join our communications department. This role will support our Policy Manager to ensure that Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded policy campaigns have visibility, credibility and impact across a broad range of decision makers, elected representatives and influencers in Scotland.
The successful candidate will have experience of working in a role related to policy development, gathering evidence through a range of research methods and using this data to produce policy documents and research-based publications.
He / she will have a high level of analytical, written and communication skills and demonstrable experience of researching, analysing and organising diverse materials.
The post is subject to PVG Scheme membership/update.
A social media enthusiast is required for Scotland’s largest visual impairment organisation.
The post holder is responsible for planning and delivering engaging content, including video, to expand our reach to potential service users and to raise funds. The successful post holder will have previous experience of managing social media professionally, adhering to brand guidelines and creating an engaging tone of voice online. Experience of using a range of digital tools to plan, manage and analyse content as well as to edit video is essential. If you are a customer focussed, creative individual with a passion for digital then this role is for you. We welcome applications from either the private, public or charitable sectors.
The post is subject to PVG Scheme Record/Update for regulated work with vulnerable children and adults.