PR and Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £32,115
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 31st October 2021

  • Advertised from 14th October 2021
  • Hours: 36 per week. Permanent.


RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) is the UK’s leading sight loss charity. Working with us, you can make a real difference to people’s lives.

Come and join our team at RNIB Scotland as a PR and Communications Officer. Help us to tell our story so we can deliver our vision of a world where there are no barriers to people with sight loss.

Working within our PR and Communications team, you’ll contribute towards the planning and delivery of all aspects of PR activity, comms and identify, and respond quickly, to short term opportunities. You’ll help co-ordinate the scheduling, drafting and delivery of our social media posts, helping to monitor and evaluate activity across these channels. You’ll analyse and evaluate RNIB Scotland media coverage, and research, help write and edit press releases and other written materials such as blog posts, features and statements.

With experience of working within a team and contributing towards the day-to-day running of a team, you’ll have the ability to build relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders such as colleagues and customers. You’ll have experience of working with media on both a reactive and proactive basis, and the ability to remain calm and in control when under pressure ensuring deadlines are met. You’ll be able to understand complex information quickly and to present and explain it to others.

In exchange we offer a competitive salary, a stimulating and supportive working environment and a benefits package including:

• 26 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), which increase with service

• Excellent pension schemes

Application notes

For further details and to apply please visit our website

Closing date for applications: 31st October 2021.

We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB Group) and we’re here for everyone affected by sight loss. Working for us means working for one of the UK’s biggest charities, supporting almost two million people living with sight loss in the UK.