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Communications Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,000 – £35,000
  • Perth Office with flexible home working
  • Closing 1st June 2021

  • Advertised from 7th May 2021
  • Salary depending on skills and experience. Fixed term 12 months initially. 35 hours per week


Scottish Environment LINK are currently seeking a senior communications professional to join us and take our organisation forward by developing and delivering a communication strategy fit for a dynamic and inclusive network, whose members have a common goal of contributing to a more environmentally sustainable society. LINK’s aim is to secure a sustainable Scotland, where our society and wellbeing have nature at their heart, benefitting people, communities and the planet.

The Principal responsibilities include -

  • Strategic Communications: Developing and delivering a communication strategy underpinned by effective campaigns.
  • Campaigning and influencing: Identifying, developing and deploying effective ways to communicate policy asks to non expert audiences.
  • Communications: Managing LINK’s media and communication work.

We are looking for an experienced communications manager, with at least 5 years’ experience and a proven record of developing, managing and evaluating integrated multi-platform communications and campaigns strategies. Experience in identifying and bringing to life media stories on complex issues is essential. This role will suit an exceptional candidate with a strong background in strategic communications, campaigns, media and stakeholder engagement in the public or charity sector.

For full details please refer to the Person specification and Job Description available on our website here – Job Description, Person Specification.

Terms and conditions

This is a full-time contract, initially for 12 months, subject to a six-month probationary period. The post will be extended subject to successful fundraising. Salary is in the range of £30,000-£35,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience. LINK makes an employer contribution to employee personal pensions of up to a maximum of 8% of basic salary, complementing employee contributions. The employer contribution is payable after the first three months in employment. The annual leave quota is 25 days' annual leave and 10 public holidays. On occasion it may be necessary to work evenings or parts of weekends, for which time off in lieu will be granted. All approved expenses will be reimbursed.

Application notes

CLOSING DATE: 1 June 2021

INTERVIEW DATE: 10 or 11 June 2021

Full details including how to apply can be found on LINK’s website

Please note CVs are not accepted, applications will only be accepted when made on our Application form.

LINK is a Scottish charity SC000296 and Scottish Company Limited by guarantee under SC250899

Head office: 13 Marshall Place, PERTH PH2 8AH.

Tel 01738 630804