Scottish Wildlife Trust
Scottish Wildlife Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC005792

The Scottish Wildlife Trust is a membership-based registered charity with the aim of advancing the conservation of Scotland’s biodiversity for the benefit of present and future generations.


Current vacancies

PR & Communications Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,000 – £35,000
  • Hybrid: Leith
  • Closing 23rd June 2024

The vacancy

As Scotland’s leading nature conservation charity, we are looking for a talented and experienced PR and Communications Manager to lead the delivery of our communications activities. If you are a great communicator with creative flair, attention to detail and a focus on results, this is your opportunity to join a fantastic organisation at an exciting time in its development!

The Role:

To ensure the Scottish Wildlife Trust achieves a high and positive public profile, effectively engaging with all its target audiences through high quality communications and having an increasingly engaged supporter base in pursuit of the Trust’s vision.

Main Objectives:

  • To lead on all media work
  • To proactively develop and implement an annual PR and Communications plan
  • To manage the Trust’s main social media accounts and activity.
  • To support the effective delivery of Trust and partnership campaigns.
  • To support the Head of Communications & Engagement in the management and development of the Trust’s website.
  • To act as the News Editor for Scottish Wildlife magazine

The successful candidate will have:

  • At least 3 years in a media and PR-related role
  • Demonstrable track record of proactively generating print, broadcast and online media coverage on a range of topics
  • Experience of handling media enquiries
  • Experience of managing social media
  • Experience of producing press releases for approval by multiple contributors
  • Experience of prioritising a busy workload
  • Experience of working to multiple deadlines
  • Experience of using website Content Management Systems

About us

For nearly 60 years, the Scottish Wildlife Trust has worked with its members, partners and supporters in pursuit of its vision of healthy, resilient ecosystems across Scotland’s land and seas.

The Trust successfully champions the cause of wildlife through policy and campaigning work, demonstrates best practice through practical conservation and innovative partnerships, and inspires people to take positive action through its education and engagement activities. The Trust manages a network of around 120 wildlife reserves across Scotland and is a member of the UK-wide Wildlife Trusts movement.

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