Marketing & PR

Job Summary
The Digital and Social Media Officer creates, sources, plans and schedules content across our digital and social media channels. They collaborate with colleagues across the organisation to commission, develop, gather and produce engaging content for our audiences on all our social and digital media channels. They monitor and evaluate social media engagement, ensuring our content is accurate and accessible; and they coordinate publishing across our channels. They also provide expertise on emerging channels and best practice.

• Develop and deliver a comprehensive social media plan, taking account of our full audience offer including exhibitions, the collection, education, research and trading.
• Edit, source and coordinate the publishing of content across our social media channels, which include Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, Linkedin and Trip Advisor.
• Create and support the production of engaging, audience-focused social media content, including live video.
• Collaborate with colleagues in marketing, press, curatorial, education and trading to gather, edit and schedule content in line with organisational priorities.
• Track measurable engagement goals to include reach, interaction, sentiment, influence and click through.
• Maintain and safeguard brand consistency across channels.
• Manage scheduling tools such as Hootsuite to ensure content is effective and timely, cross-posting where relevant.
• Research and stay abreast of developments in user-generated content and social media (including live video, blogging, consumer reviews, content curation and discussion forums), and provide advice on best practice.
• Listen, monitor and report on social media activity.
• Advise the organisation on best practice on social channels, working with colleagues in the Marketing and Communications team, in the case of ad-hoc crisis situations.

We are looking for an exceptional team member to take full ownership of all our marketing activity. With strong experience in the digital marketing space, ideally with a track record of success in a similar successful tourist attraction or comparable service industry, you will manage and have the opportunity to shape a small and expanding team of staff and volunteers. You will bring bags of energy and the experience to hit the ground running delivering a range of strategies and projects to help grow our UK and overseas visitor numbers, tour company bookings, online sales and expand our donor base. This is an area in which the Trust is keen to invest and is an amazing opportunity for the right person. A job description, including person specification and a summary of terms and conditions is available to download at from our website at the following link:
Interested parties should apply in writing to with a brief covering letter and CV setting out you interest in the role and demonstrating your suitability for the job. For an informal chat about the role call our Chief Executive, Deirdre Robertson on 07590 984464

Marketing guru needed!

The Real Mary Kings Close is one of Edinburgh’s leading attractions and we are on the lookout for our next Marketing Manager.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Marketing professional to join the team and support us in our strategic priority to drive visitors to our 5* leading attraction.

You’ll be driving the brand through creative marketing campaigns, customer and market insight and content creation. There’s lots to get your creative juices flowing leading on the brand and marketing for the attraction, ensuring campaigns delight our guests and help us generate enquiries to make the sale to drive growth and revenue.

If you want to collaborate with a brilliant team and lead a unique brand then this is the job you’re looking for! You can find out more about this fabulous job in our job description on the Continuum Attractions website.

Shrouded in myths and mysteries, the Close is hidden beneath the characteristic and lively streets of Edinburgh’s busy thoroughfare – the Royal Mile and its warren of streets, homes, and passageways offer a truly unique 5 star visitor experience.

A Bit About You

It goes without saying that you’ll have a sound understanding of our market combined with work based evidence and experience in this field. You’ll be a creative and experienced marketeer, with a successful track record in leading successful campaigns across a broad range of channels including digital, print and direct marketing, driving commercial growth.

Ideally, you’ll come from a tourism, hospitality or leisure background – but if you’re super awesome and come from a different industry we’d love to hear from you!

The ability to analyse and interpret trends, manage budgets and measure the cost/benefits of your activities is a must. In addition you will have strong organisation and planning skills and be able to work at a fast pace, managing multiple projects at the same time. If you can unleash the potential of others and make it a great place to work for your colleagues then this would be the icing on the cake.

What’s on offer?

Salary: £25,000 to £30,000

Contract: Full time permanent

There’s lots more! Including: – generous holiday allowance, free health cash plan, day off for your birthday, shopping and cinema discounts, pension scheme, attraction discounts and much more

Ready to apply?

Great, all you need to do now is to send a covering letter and your CV to us.

Please do include a covering letter with your CV. We really want to know more about what you will bring to the role.

CCA is recruiting for a Communications Officer to support all communications activity for CCA, with a focus on the website, social media and e-newsletters.

The post is part time (3 days per week / 21 hours / 0.6 FTE) and there is flexibility about which days are worked. Some of the work will be undertaken from CCA and some remotely from your home. The salary for this position is £14,400 per annum (£24,000FTE)

CCA is committed to recruiting people from underrepresented communities and welcomes applications from candidates with a diverse background. We are always happy to talk to potential candidates about the role in more detail, so if you would like more information about the post or the organisation, please contact

For more information about the job role please see

Applications must be submitted on the CCA application form with an equal opportunities form to by 12noon on Monday 28 June.

Interviews will take place on line (via Zoom) in week commencing 5 July.

Start date July/August 2021

Dundee Science Centre’s (DSC) recent redevelopment through the CONNECT Project has re-imagined and upgraded the in-centre’s facilities and expanded DSC’s science engagement initiatives. The visitor experience has been transformed with a new and accessible exhibition, a Sensory Zone and Changing Places toilet, an early years area, improved outdoor areas, reimagined café and new approaches to engaging communities and growing audiences and our overall reach.

We are looking for an energetic, motivated Marketing & Audience Development Advisor to join our dynamic team at this exciting period of transformation to be responsible for delivering the planning, coordination, and hands-on support with regards all marketing and communications objectives.

You will implement and deliver the Marketing Strategy, inspiring, involving and coordinating input from internal staff and working with external consultants where necessary to provide the specialised input.

You will be involved in all aspects of the Audience Engagement function including creating and delivering innovative exciting marketing activities which generate excitement and interest as well as raising the profile of Dundee Science Centre across social media and PR channels for all programmes, services, and products.

You will ensure that brand guidelines are implemented and followed and will have an eye for quality ensuring that all materials created are in line with DSC’s personality, voice, and design standards.

You will be an advocate for Inclusion & Diversity, contributing to the development of DSC’s widening access strategies creating a culture of inclusion for our team and audiences. You will build and maintain strong working relationships with key audience groups and partners to develop new opportunities for growth.

We are a small dynamic team, so it is important to be able to inspire and work well with all marketing and support functions including consultants, external suppliers, and internal staff. You will operate within a friendly but fast paced environment therefore excellent organisation, communication and time management skills are essential as well as the ability to handle daily business with excellent accuracy. This is an operational role requiring an energetic, can do, hands-on approach to delivery.

The successful candidate will have a positive, resourceful, and confident nature with the ability to work independently but also play a key role in the team.

You will work flexibly within the Dundee Science Centre team; hours of work to be discussed, flexible working will be considered, and weekend and evening work will be required.

Salary Range: £24,000 – £32,000 (starting salary will be

Contract: Fixed term 12-month contract
(potential of continuation, funding dependant)

Full time 37.5 hours
(flexible working considered)

For further information please view the detailed job description on our website:

To apply for the post, please submit your CV and a covering letter, clearly indicating your suitability and passion for the role. Applications should be sent to:


Applications to be submitted by 5pm on Sunday 27th June 2021 with interviews taking place on Wednesday 30th June 2021.

Exciting times are ahead. We are recruiting for a Marketing and Events Officer (37 hours per week) for our brand new purpose built national gallery and visitor centre, housing the magnificent Great Tapestry of Scotland in Galashiels. This is a fantastic opportunity to really shine a positive global spotlight on this new world-class visitor attraction and the Scottish Borders.

Job Purpose:  Responsible for the development and delivery of the Great Tapestry of Scotland Marketing strategy. Developing and delivering an events programme, sponsorship and fundraising opportunities. Responsible for driving the charitable focus of the Live Borders’ Marketing and Communication strategy to internal and external stakeholders.

In addition to the Marketing and Events Officer role, we are looking to recruit for a range of additional vacancies. All details can be found here. We are looking to recruit individuals who can help us turn this new gallery into a powerfully enriching visitor experience and continue the people’s story of Scotland so beautifully told through the Tapestry. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join the Live Borders family and be part of something nationally significant that will bring visitors from across the world to the Borders.

Camera Obscura & World of Illusions are looking for an experienced and talented marketing professional to take on the role of Marketing Manager for an 8 month maternity cover. The role of Marketing Manager, Maternity Cover will involve every possible aspect of the Marketing and PR mix and work to action current marketing and promotional plans already in place as well as to seek new opportunities and bring fresh thinking to the organisation, during what has been a challenging time post Covid-19.

The Marketing Manager, Maternity Cover will work closely with the Management team and will lead on planning and executing the Marketing Strategy which is primarily designed to attract visitors, with a keen awareness of our capacity issues, and to increase revenues from all sources.

The Marketing Manager, Maternity Cover will be expected to start mid-July/August 2021 until March 2022. As the only member of the marketing team you will have a marketing degree or similar qualification, along with a minimum 3 years’ experience in Tourism Marketing and a demonstrable track record of achievements.

This key role leads on engaging with and inspiring new and existing audiences by promoting and publicising the full range of work that takes place across our Galleries. This includes world-class art exhibitions, learning and engagement events and initiatives, conservation work, capital projects and income generation through our shops, cafes and other activities.

Members of the communications team work in partnership with external stakeholders and in collaboration with colleagues across the organisation in curatorial, fundraising and other departments. The team has close links with our audiences, the collections, exhibitions, marketing, digital and publications.

Under the direction of the External Communications Manager, this role supports the development and delivery of integrated communications plans for exhibitions and projects within and across venues as well as online activities. The Communications Officer makes a key contribution to the team’s core function of producing creative content and communications that engage our identified audiences.

This includes the widest range of press and media, including online and print publications, broadcast media, social media, digital channels, and specialist art and trade publications, as well as social media posts and campaigns, and creating content for our website and third party platforms.

The Marketing Officer is responsible for upholding the standards of Marketing activities to required standards reflecting a Nationally-styled Museum and in accordance with the Museum’s key objective of being a leading Visitor Attraction.

As a key member of the Management Team, the Marketing Officer is responsible for managing and developing the brand and image of the Scottish Fisheries Museum acting as an internal and external ambassador.

The effectiveness of the role will be determined by contribution to the unique selling points of the Museum, its reputation as a visitor attraction and a progressive increase in visitor numbers.