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Top job! Executive Lead for Communications & Marketing

  • Full time
  • £48,337
  • Glasgow based with regular travel to Edinburgh and across Scotland when required
  • Closing 23rd August 2019

  • Advertised from 9th August 2019
  • 35 hours per week. (Maternity leave cover – temporary contract 12/13 months)


A career enhancing opportunity to work within a Scottish Charity, with a focus on leading and driving change to improve the lives of people living with dementia.

The role

You’ll lead the team responsible for communications and marketing in a charity setting where innovative, proactive and responsive communications and marketing is a vital component of everything that we do. You will be the lead person responsible for making sure the function of communications and marketing is the driving force of promoting and showcasing the very best aspects of our charity and our vision, and to deliver our objective of making sure the majority of people in Scotland know who we are, what we do, what we stand for, and how to support us.

This is a senior management role, line managed by the Director for People, Wellbeing and Engagement, with an ongoing requirement to engage fully with other senior roles including the Chief Executive and Directors and to exhibit leadership behaviour in the context of working collaboratively with others.

For the right person this is a fantastic opportunity to gain 12 months career enhancing experience working with a leading charity at a truly exciting time in the Alzheimer Scotland journey as we continue to be the driving force in bringing positive change for people living with dementia.

The person

You’ll already be working in the arena of communications and marketing, and able to confidently demonstrate talent for looking ahead and leading others to bring innovative and unique ideas that enhance and showcase the work of Alzheimer Scotland

Whilst experience or an understanding of the charity, health or social care sectors may be advantageous, above all we are seeking a truly talented individual with a strong track record of leading high-profile campaigns, and with the experience and ability to plan and implement highly engaging and effective media communications through a wide range of mediums and solutions, and be able to nurture and build relationships with a multitude of local, national and international stakeholders.

If you’re intrigued and excited by what you’ve read so far, and have the necessary skills and ability, we would be absolutely delighted to hear from you. Application is by submission of your CV, accompanied by a full covering statement in support of your application: what interests you about this post, why you are the ideal candidate and details of your notice period.

Application notes

Full details, including a job description for this role are available through the application link or from our website

Please attach your CV and a statement in support of your application when applying.

Appointment to this position will be subject to a satisfactory criminal record check through Disclosure Scotland.

Closing Date: The closing date for receipt of applications is noon on Friday 23rd August.

Interview: Successful applicants should be available for interview during week commencing 2nd September 2019.

If you have any further queries please email