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Job Opportunity: TRACS Marketing & Communications Development Officer

Marketing and Communications Development Officer – TRACS

TRACS (Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland) is Scotland’s umbrella body for the cohesion and promotion of the traditional arts – storytelling, music and dance. With a new vision unfolding, this is an exciting time to join our team and make a significant impact on shaping and developing the communications landscape for Scotland’s traditional arts hub.

We are seeking a proactive, creative, committed and enthusiastic individual to assist the Marketing and Communications Manager in carrying out a range of marketing and communications tasks.

You will be the main point of contact for digital communications through the coordinators of the three forums; ensuring information is readily available to partners, PR and potential audiences on their behalf.

Creative with a sound knowledge and interest in the rich tapestry of Scotland’s traditional arts scene, you will be an excellent communicator with sound copywriting, editing and proofreading skills. Ideally you will have experience in a similar role with exposure to databases, social media, marketing e-tools and CMS.

A team player who can also work independently, you will have proven organisational and time management skills, as well as the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines, with a varied and demanding workload.

Your aim must be to increase awareness, participation and overall attendance, as well as actively work to bring new and non-traditional audiences to TRACS. 

This is a permanent post, with a one-year probationary review. 

Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday, with some evening and weekend work around events

Salary:  £22,500 per annum

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Closing Date for applications: Monday 29 January, 5pm
Late applications will not be accepted.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 7 February at the Scottish Storytelling Centre (EH1 1SR)
If you know this date is a problem for you, please flag with your application and we will do all we can to accommodate your situation.

To apply – please send your CV and a Cover Letter, outlining your interest in the role and relevant experience based on areas of responsibility to:

Lindsay Corr
Marketing and Communications Manager

Email                     lindsay@tracscotland.org with “Job Application” as subject matter
Post                       TRACS, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR
Enquiries             0131 652 3272

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