This vacancy has now closed

Media and Marketing Lead

  • Full time
  • £27,477 – £32,076
  • The successful candidate can be based Scotland-wide
  • Closing 25th October 2021

  • Advertised from 7th October 2021
  • Hours: 35
  • Reference: POL21/06


The successful candidate can be based Scotland-wide

Can you harness the power of communications to support children and families? Are you a confident, dynamic and fast-moving media and marketing professional with strong experience of selling in stories to print and broadcast media? Do you also have experience across brand, digital and internal communications? Can you get to the heart of a story and produce compelling editorial, visual and video content which will inspire our audiences to join with us and the families we work to transform support so every child in Scotland can grow up safe and loved within their family and community.

As part of Children 1st’s team, you’ll develop and deliver integrated media and marketing plans to amplify our work and influence change. You’ll support the charity’s response to the urgent and emerging needs of children families by transforming children’s services, revolutionising systems of support and changing local and national government policy. You’ll make full use of your creative flair, talent for storytelling and powers of connection with children, families, the media, partners and supporters, so that we can reach every child and family in Scotland in need of our support.

This is a permanent, full time post of 35 hours per week.

Application notes

Closing date: Monday 25 October 2021 at noon.

It is anticipated that the interviews will be held on the 01 and 08 November 2021.

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Children 1st has a long tradition of valuing and involving sessional and volunteer workers. To find out more about volunteering with us, please visit our website.

The selection process will include seeking PVG Scheme/Disclosure information.

Children 1st is the working name of the Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Registered Charity No: SC 016092