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Marketing Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th March 2020

  • Advertised from 26th February 2020
  • 35 hours per week. Occasional work may be required out-with normal office hours. Fixed-term Contract of Employment until Friday 05 March 2021.


The Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland’s National Academy, is an educational charity that provides public benefit throughout Scotland through a diverse range of activity including awarding research funding, informing public policy and delivering events across Scotland to inspire knowledge and learning. The RSE is on a journey of change to enhance its impact and reach and has an exciting opportunity for a marketing officer to support the development and lead on the delivery of the RSE’s marketing activities.

Working closely with, and reporting to, the Head of Communications, your key responsibilities in this role will be to:

  • Develop and lead marketing campaigns for the RSE public engagement, awards and venue teams’ activities across traditional and digital platforms
  • Co-ordinate and deliver designed materials for marketing campaigns
  • Engage with internal / external stakeholders and contractors to raise RSE profile
  • Collaborate and support on RSE 2020 summer exhibition
  • Maintain communication planning systems to manage trafficking and delivery
  • Produce reports for marketing and other activity
  • Prepare copy for range of internal and external publications


The successful candidate will have relevant experience in leading and managing high quality marketing campaigns, excellent written and oral communication skills to engage with people in a creative and interactive way, excellent organisational skills and experience of working within a similar environment.

Application notes

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Sharon Simpson, Head of Communications on 0131 240 2786 or email

To apply for the role, download an application pack from our website and email your completed application form to before the closing date.

For any queries about the recruitment process please contact our HR department on 0131 240 5036 or by email

The closing date is 5.00pm on Friday 13 March 2020 and interviews will be held on Wednesday 23 March 2020 at the RSE building.