Head of Marketing (12-month fixed term)

Organisation: Dalkeith Country Park

Salary: £41,000 - £47,000 FTE depending on experience

Location: Dalkeith

Buccleuch is a diverse and innovative business with a passion for sustainable land use in rural Britain. People are at the heart of Buccleuch, in particular, colleagues, tenants, customers and visitors. Our commercial enterprises, including leisure & hospitality, agriculture, forestry, energy, rural estates, and commercial property, provide approximately 500 jobs in local communities.

In this 12-month maternity cover you will lead a team of six to ensure effective marketing of our visitor offer, promotion of our brands to new and existing audiences and increased footfall to our Estates. Key responsibilities will include overseeing marketing strategy, managing our digital presence and reporting on the effectiveness of marketing activities.

The role will require three or four days to be worked per week and candidates can be based at Dalkeith Country Park or our Edinburgh office, with occasional travel to our other Estates.

• Can you demonstrate solid marketing and brand management experience gained within the retail, food and beverage and/or visitor attractions sector?
• Do you have excellent communication, leadership and organisational skills?
• Are you detail focused with first class proof reading and copywriting skills?

Due to the remote location of our Estates, a current driving licence and access to transport is essential.

Interested? Please email your CV and a covering letter to our recruitment team (indicating if you are looking to work 3 or 4 days) at and we will send you information about the benefits of working for our historic and unique organisation, along with more details about the responsibilities of the role.

The closing date for applications is 24 May.

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Application Deadline: Wednesday 24/05/2023