Campaign Communications Intern with Keep Scotland Beautiful

 

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Location: Stirling
£16,000 per annum
Full-time (35 hours per week) fixed term to 31 March 2018
Immediate Start
Closing Date: 17 July 2017, noon
Interviews Week Commencing: 31 July 2017

About the Company

Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for. We are committed to making Scotland clean, green and more sustainable.

For more information on Keep Scotland Beautiful, you can visit their website.

The Role

Keep Scotland Beautiful have an exciting internship opportunity for a creative and enthusiastic individual with strong communication skills to join their team. It will provide an opportunity for you to play a key role in supporting the Keep Scotland Beautiful Roadside Litter Campaign, assisting with the development and delivery of a national communications and behaviour change campaign. You will engage with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, create quality content for their website and social media channels, and be involved in collating and sharing information about tackling littering behaviour in Scotland.

Additionally, you will support their Communications Plan, including updating their website using a content management system, drafting media and marketing briefs, social media content, analysing media monitoring, writing case studies, and assisting a busy team with daily communications and marketing tasks.

Main areas and objectives of the role include:

1. To contribute to the ongoing development and delivery of the communications plan for the Roadside Litter Campaign, including media, web, social media and stakeholder engagement.
2. To accurately maintain databases of activity and analytics to monitor the success of the Roadside Litter Campaign online communications.
3. To maintain a record of all public enquiries on the Roadside Litter Campaign, drafting responses in a timely manner and escalating enquiries requiring action as appropriate.
4. To assist with the creative development of campaign materials, activities and interventions with research and ideas.
5. To support on-the-ground delivery of campaign activities such as interventions, attitudinal surveys and launch events.
6. To support the development and implementation of other communications projects as and when required.
7. To familiarise, develop and adhere to all internal policies and procedures.
8. To ensure compliance with the company’s Health and Safety policy.
9. To observe the company’s Equal Opportunities Policy.
10. To undertake such work as may be determined from time to time up to or on a level commensurate with the main responsibilities of the post.

Requirements

The ideal candidate will be a graduate with a background/interest in the environment and/or behaviour change and experience supporting communications projects. You will possess a high level of both written and verbal communication skills, and have an understanding of the environmental sector and the role of environmental organisations across Scotland. You will be computer literate and have experience using Microsoft Office 365 applications, with the experience of using website content management systems and databases a desirable addition (but not essential).

It is desirable that you have experience creating engaging content for different audiences and communication channels, as well as an interest in using social media platforms (such as Hootsuite). Experience in communications, marketing and campaigning is also desirable, but not essential.

Application

Closing date for applications is 17 July 2017, 12 noon.

Interviews will be held on the week commencing 31 July 2017.

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the AAI online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by noon on the closing date. State a. your availability and b. relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.

Please confirm your eligibility to work in the UK.

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