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Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,000 – £28,000
  • Based in Edinburgh (with frequent travel)
  • Closing 25th September 2019

  • Advertised from 12th September 2019
  • Salary depending on experience. 35 hours per week. Permanent.


Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Communications Officer to join the Policy and Communications team at Age Scotland.

The purpose of this role is to raise the profile of Age Scotland, promote awareness and understanding of its work through developing and delivering multi-media content, corporate communications and securing high-quality media coverage - across print, broadcast and online.

The successful applicant will have experience of working with the Scottish media, producing written communications for a variety of sources, as well as experience of social media.

You will, of course, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write concise and engaging copy.

The post will be based in Edinburgh.

Application notes

Full details of the role are available from our website: Alternatively, you can call 0333 323 2400 to request an application pack.

Closing date: 12 noon on Wednesday 25 September 2019

Interviews will take place in Edinburgh on Monday 30 September 2019

Age Scotland, part of the Age Network, is an independent charity dedicated to improving the later lives of older people on the ageing journey, within a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in Scotland. Reg No: 153343 Charity No: SC010100. Registered Office: Causewayside House, 160 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1PR.