National Library of Scotland: Media and External Relations Manager
We are seeking a Media and External Relations
Manager to join our small, dynamic marketing and
communications team and to build on recent successes, contributing
to our ambitious goals. This is an exciting, varied and high
profile role, focused on promoting the Library, its collections and
services across all media channels. It requires excellent
collaborative working, diplomacy and professionalism.
This is a unique, specialist role within the Library responsible
for the delivery of effective external and internal communications
across all audiences. It manages a team of two marketing
specialists and has primary responsibility for the Library's media
relations. It is central to the achievement of the Library's key
objective to raise awareness and understanding of its work. It also
plays a vital role in enhancing and protecting the Library's
The ideal candidate will have a background in journalism and/or
PR. You will be used to working at senior level with Chief
Executives and Board members, and will have a demonstrable track
record in delivering successful media strategy and plans.
You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills
and will be able to multi task and meet set deadlines. Creative
flair, excellent interpersonal and project management skills are
also essential, and it would be advantageous if experience had
previously been gained within a cultural, educational or charity
The closing date for applications is
12 December 2017 at midnight.
It is anticipated that interviews will be held in the week
commencing 15 January 2018.
For full details and to apply, see the NLS website (careers).