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Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,000
  • Stirling (initially home based)
  • Closing 28th November 2021

  • Advertised from 11th November 2021


Do you want to keep Scotland beautiful? Are you interested in helping people understand the challenges facing our environment and signposting them to information on how to take practical action to combat climate change, reduce litter and waste and protect the places we care about?

If, so, we have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced communications officer to join our small and busy team.

Who we are

Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment. Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.

We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What the role is

Our Communications Officer will play a key role within our Corporate Services Team to support the implementation of our Communications Plan. Working across the charity to actively support our wide ranging operational, trading, and fundraising activities, our officer will also contribute to planning, scheduling and evaluating content on our website and social media accounts.

What you’ll need to have

We’re looking for someone who thrives on working to deadlines and can manage multiple internal and external projects. You’ll help us deliver our Communications Plan, in particular you will write and place proactive stories for the media and deal with incoming media enquiries, contribute to our website content and strategy, curate our social media channels and support our internal communications.

You will have experience of a wide range of communications channels, tools and evaluation approaches. You’ll be experienced in helping identify the right channels for the right audience while managing relationships with colleagues to ensure our stories are told in the best way possible.

Application notes

Does this sound like you?

If you feel you have the elements to be our next Communications Officer, we would love to hear from you. A full Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded along with the application pack from our website

Please email your completed application to us at before our submission deadline of midnight on Sunday 28 November 2021 and if you are shortlisted for interview, we shall be holding online interviews week commencing 13 December 2021.

If you’d like a little bit more of on an insight into our exciting opportunity, please contact our Communications Manager Suzanne Roberts on 07730 289225 for a chat.

We are sorry but we don’t accept CVs.

Keep Scotland Beautiful is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

Keep Scotland Beautiful

Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation: Number SC030332

VAT Registration Number: 284 0654 93