Communications Assistant (28 hours per week; maternity cover)

Social Investment Scotland

  • Team: Communications
  • Salary: circa £21,000 (FTE) pro rata, plus benefits
  • Location: Hybrid working arrangements - primarily from home with agreed time in SIS's office base (Edinburgh) or communities venues.
  • Closing: 5:00pm, 23rd Oct 2022 BST

Job Description

This is initially a 10 month contract starting late November/ early December 2022. There may be potential for the contract extension.

SIS requires a proactive and talented Communications Assistant, passionate about social aims, to join our team and help achieve SIS’s ambitious goals. SIS activity spans loan and equity investment, market building (webinars, workshops, expert support and events) and influencing those around us to operate with responsible business practices.

The Communications Assistant will ensure SIS articulates our offering, engaging with target audiences through our digital presence and particularly SIS websites and social media channels. The Communications Assistant focuses on:

·       Social Media planning and execution across all SIS channels.

·       Producing simple graphics appropriate for social media, events and survey software (for example Canva, Eventbrite, Typeform).

·       Updating SIS websites ensuring all content is relevant, up to date and in line with the SIS mission.

·       Proactively monitoring SIS’s presence on partners’ websites ensuring content is relevant, up to date.

·       Assisting in the design and delivery of the SIS monthly newsletter (Mailchimp) and other publications.

·       Assist in offline promotion of SIS activities as required.

·       Assist in collation of impact information, including report data and case studies, and other adhoc requests required by the SIS communications team.

Please also refer to the Job Specification listed on the SIS website https://www.socialinvestmentscotland.com/about/careers/

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Sun 23rd Oct 2022

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Sun 23rd Oct 2022