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Reference: 59928

Date Added: 16 March 2017
Closing Date: 16 May 2017

Job Title: Outreach and Communications Manager

Working For: Beyond Borders Scotland

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: Dependent on experience

Job Details

Beyond Borders Scotland is seeking an Outreach and Communications Manager on an initial 6-month contract.

This is an exciting role in a small dynamic team at a bespoke organisation dedicated to fostering peace and greater understanding between peoples and cultures through art, literature and dialogue. Responsibilities will include management and delivery of wide-ranging marketing and communications strategy. The role requires someone who is persistent, resourceful, imaginative, able to work well under pressure, prepared to work within a small team and able to balance competing priorities.

Responsibilities
General
• Maintain oversight of the company branding and communications, outreach, and company materials
• Develop company’s profile, nationally and internationally
• Identify potential opportunities and develop relationships with funders and partners
• Represent organisation on behalf of directors, inc at public events
• Identify and respond to opportunities to increase visibility of organisation

Events and Cultural Projects
• Develop and implement promotional strategy of Beyond Borders International Festival and wider cultural programme
• Develop relations and network with partners and potential funders
• Liaise with local and national media outlets
• Enhance social media and outreach strategies
• Maintain oversight of festival and event branding
• Develop marketing material with designer

Requirements
Essential
• Experience of developing and implementing wide ranging marketing and outreach strategies
• Excellent verbal communication skills with ability to understand fundraising needs and confidently present to internal and external stakeholders
• Ability to represent organisation publicly
• Fundraising and report writing skills
• Self-starter with excellent organisational skills and ability to plan own workload and meet tight and competing deadlines
• Strong attention to detail

Desirable
• Experience of arts or cultural project development and management
• Interest in international affairs and awareness of global cultural dynamics
• Skills in design or experience of creating promotional material
• Experience using content management systems

Flexible working patterns will be considered, including part-time.

Closing Date: 16 May 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until position is filled. Early application is recommended. This listing may be removed before the closing date. 

Application Details

Please send a CV and one page cover letter to Jessica Forsythe at jforsythe@beyondbordersscotland.com.

Please indicate salary expectations, preferred working pattern and your availability to start.

Website: http://www.beyondbordersscotland.com

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