Social Media and Content Executive

Organisation: The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Salary: £28201

Location: Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR

Social Media and Content Executive, Marketing
Permanent, full-time post, based in Edinburgh
Starting Salary £28,201, Band C

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) is looking for an experienced Social Media and Content Executive to join its busy Marketing and Communication team.

You will be responsible for day to day management of our social media activity across all our channels – including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, LinkedIn – growing our engagement and creating inspiring and informative content that reflects our mission to explore, conserve and explain the world of plants for a better future.

Film and images form a big part of our social media and web content so video production skills are required as well as photography skills and a creative eye.

You should be qualified to degree level, or equivalent, with proven experience in social media management and content creation. Excellent copywriting skills and attention to detail are required along with the ability to work alone or part of a team, working to tight deadlines in our fast-paced department.

A full job description and person specification outlining the key responsibilities of the post, as well as the kind of skills we’re looking for in applicants, can be found on our website. The flexibility to work at short notice and out of normal office hours will be required.

To apply please email with:
• your CV
• a covering letter outlining the skills, knowledge and experience you’d bring to the post
• a completed equal opportunities questionnaire: EOQ form

Closing date: 02 February 2023 at 5pm
Interview date: 22 February 2023

Recruitment Information:

Job Description and Person Specification

Further information on RBGE can be found at

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted.

No recruitment agencies please.

Application Deadline: Thursday 02/02/2023