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Communications Coordinator (Publications & Interpretation)

  • Full time
  • £26,598 – £31,115
  • Grantown on Spey
  • Closing 2nd June 2021

  • Advertised from 13th May 2021
  • Salary: (Band C) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few. Contract: Permanent Contract. Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week, although part time hours of 30/week may be considered, as may a job share


Are you looking for a unique opportunity to work in one of the most amazing places in the world?

The Cairngorms National Park is one of the country’s most spectacular landscapes. Renowned for its mountains, it has at its centre a montane plateau higher than 1000m, it also has extensive native pine forests, extensive moorland and a rich and diverse cultural landscape along its straths and glens. With its strong local music scene, some fantastic locally produced food and drink and it’s abundance of outdoor pursuits the Cairngorms National Park is a very special place to live and work.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Communications Coordinator (Publications & Interpretation) to join the Communications group.

The successful applicant will help coordinate the design and delivery of communications projects across National Park and Park Authority channels, including printed publications, leaflets, event materials, interpretation, online documents etc. Working closely with internal stakeholders, external designers and other contractors, the post holder will ensure consistent use of the National Park and Authority brands across all our published materials. They will also support others (from local businesses to partner organisations) to use the National Park brand to promote their activities within agreed parameters.

The post holder will have a real attention to detail and a keen eye for design, and capable of seeing projects from initial concept through to completion, collaborating with internal stakeholders and external contractors to deliver materials of consistently high quality.

Cairngorms National Park is more than just an idyllic place to work, the Park Authority is one of Scotland's top 10 flexible employers and listed in the UK’s Top 100 best not for profit companies to work for. We also offer many benefits such as; a great place to work, cycle to work scheme, generous annual leave allowance, flexitime and a very competitive pension scheme. Our Grantown on Spey headquarters is within easy reach of Aviemore and Inverness.

The National Park Authority is committed to equality of opportunity and we welcome applicants from all sectors of society. If you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the post, we will interview you.

Application notes

If you would like the opportunity to work for an organisation that is focused on protecting and enhancing this National Park then please download the job description and application pack from the Jobs section on our website (

If you require more information, or if you require any adjustments to be made to the application process due to disability please contact us on 01479 873535 or email:

Please note, we do not accept Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Applications should be emailed to

The closing date for applications is 12pm (noon) on Wednesday 2nd June 2021, late applications will not be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates should be available for interviews which will be held virtually on Wednesday 23rd June 2021.

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