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Vacancy: Marketing & PR Manager

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Job title: Marketing & PR Manager

Contract: Permanent (35 hours per week)

Salary: Grade 4, £28,350–£30,999

Closing date: Monday 20 November, 12noon

Location: Flexible hybrid working between home and our Edinburgh City Centre office


About the role

This is an excellent opportunity for you to help Scottish Book Trust change lives with reading and writing as our Marketing and PR Manager. You will report to the Head of Social and Digital Marketing and our Director of Marketing and Communications (DoM).

This post is vital in promoting the brand and programmes of Scottish Book Trust through managing its relations with media, stakeholders, partners and wider public. The postholder works closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications to help develop, deliver and monitor the charity’s marketing and PR plan.

As an excellent communicator, you will identify, create and maximise PR and other marketing opportunities for Scottish Book Trust including Bookbug, Book Week Scotland, Reading Schools, our New Writers Awards, and a host of other programmes.

This position sits within our busy Marketing department, but your role will encompass work with colleagues across all our teams including Writing Communities, Reading Communities, School Communities, Early Years, and Research & Evaluation.

As our Marketing and PR Manager, your day-to-day will be integral in helping those teams to identify, plan and deliver PR while building the brand, influence and impact of Scottish Book Trust.

Key responsibilities

You will have:

We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all the requirements. If you want to discuss the role prior to applying, please email recruitment@scottishbooktrust.com(this link will open in a new window).

We will work with the successful candidate to put a development plan in place to ensure training needs are met.

Appointment to the post is conditional on securing basic clearance from Disclosure Scotland.