Opportunity: CCS Digital Communications Officer (part time, 3 days/week)

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland

We’re excited to announce that we’re recruiting for a Digital Communications Officer to join the CCS team and contribute to the transition to a more sustainable Scotland by connecting culture and climate change.

Role summary

Digital communications play an increasingly important role in achieving Creative Carbon Scotland’s mission and objectives. The Digital Communications Officer will take a lead on managing current digital platforms and tools and developing new content and resources to ensure our outcomes are achieved across cultural and sustainability sectors, as well as managing the Communications Strategy with the CCS Producer. In the coming years, the Digital Communications Officer will also lead on the development of the CCS website (anticipated re-launch 2019).

Salary: £23,000 pro rata (0.6FTE) + up to 3% of salary in pension contributions matching employee’s contributions

Hours: Part time (0.6 FTE). A 22.5 hour week with a degree of flexibility on both sides, as some evening and weekend work may be required and busy periods may call for extra hours, with time taken off in lieu during quieter periods. Extra days’ work are likely to occur around specific project development and delivery.

Flexible working and Job Sharing: Creative Carbon Scotland welcomes proposals for flexible working or job-share, subject to the needs of the role being satisfactorily fulfilled.

Holidays: 12 days plus 6 public holidays (20 days/10 days pro rata) to be taken at times agreed with the producer

Contract and notice period: This is a fixed term contract until 31 March 2018. Continuation of the contract is anticipated subject to funding. A probationary period of 3 months will apply, following successful completion of which the full fixed term contract will be confirmed.

Place of work: Based at Waverley Court, East Market Street, Edinburgh, but home working and hot-desking may also be necessary. Travel throughout Scotland required.

Secondments: Creative Carbon Scotland is very willing to consider a secondment for this role where this will embed carbon reduction knowledge and work within the cultural sector.

Equal Opportunities: Creative Carbon Scotland is committed to actively promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all of our work. This applies both to the services we provide to others and the way in which we ourselves operate. We are able to make reasonable adjustments to the Digital Communications Officer role to support equal opportunities in the recruitment process. If you have any enquiries regarding access requirements please contact gemma.lawrence@creativecarbonscotland.com.

Main purpose of job:    

  • Development and delivery of CCS’s digital strategy;
  • Development and delivery of CCS’s communications strategy with CCS Producer;

Main Responsibilities:

Development and delivery of CCS’s digital strategy 

  • Ongoing maintenance of, and leading on the re-development of CCS website;
  • Creation of digital content including video, photographic, graphic and written content, digital resources, stakeholder reports, event documentation, and monthly newsletters;
  • Coordination of digital services including public webinars and video conferences;
  • Coordination and development of internal I.T. systems and procedures.

Development and delivery of CCS’s communications strategy 

CCS Strategy & Team support

  • Contribute to devising and delivering CCS’s overall strategic mission
  • Contribute to weekly team planning and evaluation meetings
  • Assist the wider team with project delivery as appropriate

The list of responsibilities is not exhaustive and the employee may be required to perform duties outside of this as operationally required and at the discretion of the Director.

Please note that during the phase of website re-development, the position hours will likely increase subject to agreement between the employee and employer.

How to apply

Please download and read carefully through the Digital Communications Office Job Description & Person Specification

Please apply for the post of Digital Communications Officer using our online application form.

Your application must include:

  • Your CV
  • Evidence of how you fit the person specification outlined in the Job Description & Person Specification via the online application form.
  • A maximum of three examples of your relevant work, either copies or links
  • Confirmation that you have completed the Equal Opportunities monitoring survey

Deadline: Midnight, Sunday 26th February

Interviews will be held on Thursday 9th March in Edinburgh


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Creative Carbon Scotland is a partnership of arts organisations working to put culture at the heart of a sustainable Scotland. We believe cultural and creative organisations have a significant influencing power to help shape a sustainable Scotland for the 21st century.

In 2011 we worked with partners Festivals Edinburgh, the Federation of Scottish Threatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network to support over thirty arts organisations to operate more sustainably.

We are now building on these achievements and working with over 70 cultural organisations across Scotland in various key areas including carbon management, behavioural change and advocacy for sustainable practice in the arts.

Our work with cultural organisations is the first step towards a wider change. Cultural organisations can influence public behaviour and attitudes about climate change through:

Changing their own behaviour;
Communicating with their audiences;
Engaging the public’s emotions, values and ideas.

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