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Head of Policy & Communications

Head of Policy & Communications

  • Location:

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    MarComms & Digital, Communications, Policy

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  • Salary:

    Up to £47500.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kate Maunder

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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This wonderful charity is looking for a Head of Policy & Communications to join their team. Reporting into the Director of Policy & External Affairs, you will be managing a team of three and will be responsible for the promotion and profile of the charity across Scotland as well as having input in the broader charity across Great Britain.

The appointed candidate will have:

  • A proven ability to achieve meaningful social change through policy, campaigns and media work
  • The ability to design and deliver effective communications and marketing strategies, targeted at a range of audiences, to increase public awareness in Scotland and to support influencing and fundraising objectives
  • Excellent knowledge of the Scottish media and contacts with key national journalists
  • The ability to design and deliver a high-profile external affairs strategy based on a strong political understanding and knowledge of the policy making process in Scotland
  • Experience of leading on the development of evidence based, innovative policy and research programmes of work for Scotland
  • Experience of designing and implementing public campaigns that generate tangible outcomes

Closing date: Monday 17th June