Communications Officer Band 5

Organisation: National Galleries of Scotland

Salary: £29,816- £32,645 per annum pro rata

Location: Edinburgh

This key role leads on engaging with and inspiring new and existing audiences by promoting and publicising the full range of work that takes place across our Galleries. This includes world-class art exhibitions, learning and engagement events and initiatives, conservation work, capital projects and income generation through our shops, cafes and other activities.

Members of the communications team work in partnership with external stakeholders and in collaboration with colleagues across the organisation in curatorial, fundraising and other departments. The team has close links with our audiences, the collections, exhibitions, marketing, digital and publications.

Under the direction of the External Communications Manager, this role supports the development and delivery of integrated communications plans for exhibitions and projects within and across venues as well as online activities. The Communications Officer makes a key contribution to the team’s core function of producing creative content and communications that engage our identified audiences.

This includes the widest range of press and media, including online and print publications, broadcast media, social media, digital channels, and specialist art and trade publications, as well as social media posts and campaigns, and creating content for our website and third party platforms.

Application Deadline: Wednesday 02/06/2021