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17 June 2019

Creative Scotland: Media Relations and PR Coordinator

Media Relations and PR Coordinator

Based in Edinburgh

Salary: £21,425 pro rata plus pension and benefits

Full Time

Grade: B

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and professional Media Relations and PR Coordinator to support the delivery of media relations and communications activity for Creative Scotland and the people and organisations working in the arts, screen and creative industries. Part of a busy and fast paced team, you will build positive relationships with the media and key stakeholders and use the full range of traditional and digital media channels to communicate all key news, developments and announcements.

Our ideal candidate will have an interest in and experience of writing effective media releases and briefings, of communicating clearly with a range of different audiences, and of working to co-ordinate and promote projects and events. A track record of successfully handling both proactive and reactive communications in a busy environment and an ability to network effectively and provide informed guidance to colleagues and other partners, are essential.

Strong interpersonal skills and team working, the ability to develop and establish partnerships, and a commitment to our core values are all required. An understanding of the cultural sector, and of working in the public sector in Scotland, would be advantageous.

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 12 noon on Monday 17 June 2019.

Interviews will be held in Edinburgh on Thursday 27 June 2019. If selected for interview, you will be expected to be available on this date.

For full details and to apply, see the Creative Scotland website.