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The Fife Coast and Countryside Trust - Communications Officer
Created: 23/02/2022, Updated: 24/02/2022
Post: Communications Officer
Hours: This is a permanent post with contracted hours negotiable between 24-36 hours per week. Work will be delivered over a five-day week but may include some evening and weekend work as required.
Salary: £22,018 to £24,309 pro rata.
The Fife Coast and Countryside Trust (FCCT) is seeking a Communications Officer to join its dynamic and effective Support Services team. FCCT is an organisation driven by a passion for Fife and committed to developing and delivering high quality, impact led projects for the benefit of people and nature.
Reporting to the Communications Manager, the successful candidate will support in creating a variety of engaging content for the programme's website and social media platforms, with a strong focus on copywriting, photography, and video editing. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a keen eye for detail, excellent communication skills in English, and the ability to work effectively as part of a close-knit team. Essential Characteristics:
Experience of working in communications, with an HND in a relevant discipline or working towards a Level 8 SQCF qualification OR relevant professional experience of a communications or marketing role of at least 3 years.
Evidence of prior published works e.g., press articles, publication features, web features etc.
Experience in maintaining CMS (Content Management System) websites.
Excellent planning, prioritising, and organising skills.
A working understanding of the media and GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).
Good IT skills including Microsoft packages and video editing software.