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Communications Assistant

  • Full time
  • £21,424 – £23,000
  • Edinburgh office and home based
  • Closing 5th February 2023

  • Advertised from 17th January 2023
  • 35 hours per week


We are looking for an enthusiastic Communications Assistant to support the smooth running of Inspiring Scotland’s communication team. In this role you will provide support across a variety of projects and help deliver purposeful, creative, and engaging communications materials and outputs.

This is an ideal opportunity for an individual who would like to work in a busy communications team on a wide range of activity across a diverse portfolio.

Support and training can be provided, as most importantly we are looking for someone who is proactive, enthusiastic and team minded. Someone able to listen to colleagues’ varying needs; contribute ideas and work collaboratively to create solutions. You should be comfortable at organising your own time and adapting to priorities. You will have an awareness of communication activity and an interest in being creative and using this skill to help make communications stand out.

In this role you will work alongside the Communications Manager and be line managed by the Senior Communications Officer who are responsible for managing a wide range of activity for Inspiring Scotland. Alongside this team you will be able to work with a wide range of colleagues across the organisation and across policy areas such as equality and human rights, outdoor play, mentoring for children and young people and youth employability.

Application notes

Deadline for applications: Sunday 5th February 2023.

Apply by completing the application forms and sending to

Interviews will be held ideally in our Edinburgh office on Thursday 9th February. We encourage applicants from across Scotland and virtual interviews can be accommodated.

If you need any support to apply or would like the application form in a different format, please get in touch.

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