Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,875
  • Blended working between Stirling office and home
  • Closing 11th July 2022


  • Advertised from 20th June 2022
  • Pay award pending. 35 hours per week.

Role

Paths for All have a new and exciting opportunity to join our Communications Team and raise the profile of walking in Scotland.

Paths for All’s vision is for Scotland to be a walking nation. We want everyone to have the opportunity to be active every day, creating a happier, healthier, and greener Scotland. A key element of this work involves communicating the benefits of walking and the benefits of choosing active and sustainable travel for everyday journeys.

We’re looking for an experienced communications professional to join our busy expanding team. The role will involve promoting everyday walking and behaviour change through active travel in Scotland. The Communications Officer will be an excellent writer with a flair for producing engaging content for a range of platforms and seeking stories which exemplify the success of our active travel behaviour change funding programme, Smarter Choices, Smarter Places.

The successful candidate will enjoy working creatively and thrive in a busy environment involved in a wide range of activities. They will have the opportunity to input to the development and delivery of our social marketing campaigns aiming to get Scotland walking.

The person should have the ability to form strong relationships with our key stakeholders, including partners, funders and the media, and work collaboratively to ensure our communications have greater reach and impact.

Day to day tasks for the postholder will include identifying, writing and disseminating PR news stories, monitoring and populating social media, organising events, and producing email marketing campaigns and newsletters.

If you’re looking for a new challenge in a varied role, and you’re interested in reducing health inequalities and working towards net-zero, we’d love to hear from you.

We offer the opportunity to be part of an organisation that recognises staff as our most valued asset. Attractive employment conditions include a contributory pension scheme and flexi-time policy. Paths for All has achieved the Healthy Working Lives Gold Award.

Application notes

The application pack for this role and information on how to apply are available on our website pathsforall.org.uk/jobs.

If you would like to discuss this role informally or if you have any difficulty accessing the recruitment documents, please get in touch at recruitment@pathsforall.org.uk .

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 11th July 2022 with interviews to be held remotely the week beginning 25th July 2022.

Paths for All is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.