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Communications and Membership Officer

  • Part time
  • £23,660 pro-rata
  • Haddington, East Lothian / Fionnphort, Isle of Mull / or Home-based
  • Closing 30th August 2019

  • Advertised from 2nd August 2019
  • + pension (currently 10.45% employer contribution). 17.5 hours per week. 12 month fixed term appointment (with possibility of extension). Employee or freelance consultancy.


Rural Housing Scotland works to secure more affordable housing to meet rural housing needs and tackle rural homelessness. We provide expert support to rural communities to help them take practical action to meet local housing needs and build sustainable rural communities. We have a key role in the development of rural housing policy; building on links with communities to highlight the extent and nature of rural housing issues to policy and decision makers.

We are looking for a Communications and Membership Officer to join our small team. This role will provide communications and engagement support for the organisation. We are seeking to transform our engagement with rural communities, members and stakeholders across Scotland on housing issues and this role will play a key part in delivering this ambition.

A Job Description/Person Specification and Application Form are available for download below.

Application notes

Applications should be submitted to Derek Logie, Chief Executive, Rural Housing Scotland, Brewery Park Business Centre, Brewery Park, Haddington, EH41 3HE Or e-mailed to:

Applications should include a completed application form (CV only applications will not be accepted but you may append your CV to your application form).

Applications for this post on a self-employment or freelance consultancy basis, secondment, job share and/or other flexible working arrangements will be considered – please state on your application form and detail in a covering letter.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 30 August

Interviews will be held at SCHA, 44 Hanover St, Edinburgh on Monday 9th September

Thank you for your interest in working for Rural Housing Scotland.