Communications Officer with The Royal Scots Club

The Royal Scots Club are looking for an intern to help them tell their story.

Location:  Home working, with office space available in Edinburgh
£200 plus expenses for 24 hours work per calendar month 
2 month probationary period, followed by rolling 3 month contract
Ideal start date: ASAP

‘Set up nearly 100 years ago as a living memorial to the fallen of the Regiment in the Great War, The Royal Scots Club, now open to all, has 2,000 members who enjoy the benefits of club life in well-appointed premises in the centre of the city.’
That's the current tone of the story, but is it the right one?

The Club today is a vibrant community of people and offers the best of 21st century club life; 25 top rated bedrooms, meeting rooms, a restaurant and an exclusive Members' Room and library. A lively programme of events throughout the year is featured in a regular printed newsletters and on our website as well as in occasional media articles and broadcasts.

We want you to work with us, bringing your own particular skills and ideas. We think that this would suit someone keen to pursue a career in public relations and/or journalism and broadcasting and also someone with a flair for web-based marketing work and for using social media.

Within this role your main tasks will be:
• Digital media marketing, including creating stronger brand presence on social media
• Copy writing for website
• Contacting and promoting the Club to journalists
• Membership promotion and PR


Requirements

The ideal intern will have a background in marketing, journalism or broadcasting. You will be a strong communicator who is confident in working

You will be organised, self-disciplined and able to stick to deadlines. This is key to working remotely!


You will be working with the chairman and club manager, who will act as your mentors:

Club manager Adrian Hayes is an experienced and award-winning hotelier, managing the place as a going and profitable concern. With a clear commercial vision he has to juggle to needs of outside customers with those of the membership.

For many years chairman John Lloyd has written for local, national and international newspapers and magazines and has extensive radio and television experience. He has also been involved as a press officer for a number of charities, national institutions (the Church and the Royal Family) and private clients in the arts world.


Application

Closing date for applications is 22 July 2015 at 5pm.

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the Adopt an Intern online application form on our website. State a. your availability and b. How you meet the requirements of the job specification. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.

 

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