Who we are Jobs Communications Officer Communications Officer Join us to help improve the lives of disabled children and their families by becoming our new Communications Officer. We have big aspirations and are looking for a talented Communications Officer to join our small but successful team to inspire support and engagement with our work. This role will provide essential resource for the team as we grow our presence across Scotland. If you are talented, dynamic, hardworking and resourceful, then we want to hear from you. This is a very exciting time to join The Yard, as we expand our reach to support more disabled children, young people and their families across Scotland through play, fun and friendship. This gives us a clear and determined focus. We have big aspirations and we need to attract brilliant new people to help us achieve our ambitious goals. Job details Based in Edinburgh with some home working, our new Communications Officer will work closely with the Communications Manager, and will be responsible for support across a range of communications functions including PR, marketing, social media, publications, advertising and internal communications. This is an excellent opportunity for a marketing professional with some experience in media or marketing, who would value the opportunity to develop their skills and take on more responsibility. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential as you will work with key staff to source, create and collate content for various audiences and channels to make our stories shine. Although part of a talented and supportive team you will be expected to work independently as well as across teams to deliver the priorities of The Yard. You will have a proven track record of delivering excellent communication products in multiple formats and a thorough understanding of the full spectrum of communication channels. Importantly, you will be passionate about being part of a well-loved charity and ensure our brand values are reflected in all that we do. Read more about some of the excellent benefits available to people who work at The Yard. How to apply Download our Communications Officer job description. If you would like to apply, please send your completed application form and equal opportunities form to [email protected] by 9am on Monday 28th June 2021. Interviews are likely to be held during the week commencing Monday 5th July 2021. The Yard aims to be an equal opportunity employer and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on any grounds. The above post is subject to a Basic Disclosure. Read our transparency statement for potential employees.