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Storytelling and Communications Lead

  • Full time
  • £29,757
  • Cumbernauld (Hybrid)
  • Closing 20th May 2024

  • Advertised from 29th April 2024
  • 35 hrs per week (Monday to Friday) – Flexible working available/toil system


You’ll be helping disabled people feel unstoppable. As Storytelling and Communications Lead, you’ll be using your talent for telling compelling stories to make sure that no one affected by spina bifida, and hydrocephalus feels alone.

You’ll be working closely with the inspirational families we support, our fantastic fundraisers and our incredible services team to raise our profile and bring more people to our cause.

This is a role where you can use your passion for great communications to the full, getting to the heart of the story, building connections with journalists and influencers, and developing emotionally engaging online content.

This is your chance to use your creativity, PR skills and marketing knowledge to make a huge difference to people’s lives.

What SBH Scotland can offer you

Flexibility – We offer flexible working, including the opportunity to work from home or around caring responsibilities.

Motivated and supportive colleagues – Staff scored SBH Scotland as 9 out of 10 for motivation and a supportive work environment.

An opportunity to express yourself– Staff scored SBH Scotland as 8 out of 10 for being supportive in taking risks with new ideas.

We also offer: Workplace pension scheme, salary sacrifice scheme, death in service benefit, childcare voucher scheme, 30 days annual leave entitlement and 4 days Public Holidays.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

To be as unstoppable as the people we support.

  • Tell stories that connect emotionally with our audiences.
  • Generate online content that stops people in their tracks and inspires them to take action.
  • Generate ideas for press stories and pitch them to journalists, securing maximum press coverage.

To be a team player who unifies people around our cause.

  • Use your creativity to manage our social media platforms and email marketing to grow our engagement.
  • Use storytelling as a strategic tool to grow the charity's supporter base, engaging existing supporters and attracting new ones through compelling narratives.
  • Use our website to connect with our audiences, creating new content and working with the Head of Communications to develop a new website.

A commitment to continuous learning and improvement.

  • Use analytics tools to gauge the effectiveness of our digital marketing and storytelling efforts.
  • Apply insights from data and feedback to improve our approach and learn from failures.

This post is subject to PVG Disclosure Membership Scheme.

Application notes

To find out more and apply please visit our website

Closing Date for applications is: Noon Monday 20th May 2024

Provisional date for interviews: Wednesday 29th May at SBH Scotland, G68 0LS