This vacancy has now closed

Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,851 – £33,680
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th November 2023

  • Advertised from 13th November 2023
  • Hours: 35. Permanent.
  • POL23/04


This is a brilliant opportunity to join a strong, passionate and innovative team using the power of communications to make sure that Scotland puts children first.

With the cost-of-living crisis and statutory services stretched to breaking point, children in Scotland need champions more urgently than ever. We’re looking for a highly experienced communications officer to build strong relationships with the media, generate public awareness of our campaigns and raise the profile of our impact, services and fundraising activities.

The team is based in Edinburgh with a requirement to travel to other Children 1st locations as required. Some hybrid working may be available.

As Scotland’s national children’s charity, as well as offering rewarding career and development opportunities, we also offer family friendly working and policies, 40 days annual leave per year and flexible working opportunities.

Application notes

Closing date: Sunday 26 November. It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Wednesday 06 December 2023.

To apply, please visit

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

Equal opportunities matter to Children 1st