This vacancy has now closed

Communications Officer

  • Part time
  • £23,697 – £29,445 pro-rata
  • Home based to at least 31 March 2022, with some travel to Edinburgh required for meetings
  • Closing 18th June 2021


  • Advertised from 21st May 2021
  • 21 hours per week, currently funded until 31 March 2022

Role

Would you like to make a difference to the lives of children with additional support needs?

Enquire is the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning. The service is funded by the Scottish Government and managed by Children in Scotland.

Our goal is to help parents, carers, professionals and children and young people understand pupils’ rights to extra support in school and with learning. Our vision is that all children in Scotland are supported, included, and listened to throughout their education.

We are looking to hire a dedicated Communications Officer who can lead our work to raise awareness of children’s rights to additional support for learning and the advice and information Enquire offers.

Do you have what we are looking for?

We are seeking an energetic individual who can help us reach families of children with additional support needs and the professionals who work alongside them. We are looking for somebody who can listen to the experiences of people who use our service and create messages that encourage others who may benefit from our advice and information to get in touch or use our resources.

An experienced communications officer you will be able to demonstrate the ability to develop and implement a digital and print communication strategy and measure its effectiveness. We are seeking a professional with experience of expanding an organisation’s social media presence into new social media platforms, plus increase presence on existing platforms including Facebook and Twitter.

We welcome applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds and communities.

Application notes

Closing date: 8am Friday 18th June 2021

Interview date: Thursday 1st July 2021

Documents: Available on our website at childreninscotland.org.uk/communications-officer