We are looking for a team player to lead on promoting Abbotsford to visitors, travel trade and media.

Abbotsford, the Home of Sir Walter Scott in the Scottish Borders, is one of Scotland’s most important heritage sites. Following completion of a multi-million £ redevelopment, and now with easy access from Edinburgh along the new Borders Railway, we are focussing on developing our trading performance.

We wish to appoint a driven and talented team player to lead on promoting Abbotsford to UK and international visitors, the travel trade and media. Working with the Chief Executive as one of a small team, you will:

• Identify appropriate marketing and advertising opportunities • Undertake financial administration for Marketing
• Update website and social media
• Support the development and delivery of PR events, and attend trade shows and exhibitions
• Manage the design and production of promotional materials
• Assist the Chief Executive to develop relationships with media contacts
• Work with all departments to develop press releases
• Provide administration support as required

£9.19 per hour, £14,639.63 per annum for 28 hours per week (£16,731 FTE)

Application Process

For more details of the role, please download the Marketing & Communications Officer Job Description.

To apply, download and complete the Application Form. Candidates are asked to send the completed document and, if they wish, an additional CV to vacancies@scottsabbotsford.co.uk.

Should you have any enquiries or questions about the position, please contact Giles Ingram by email at giles.ingram@scottsabbotsford.co.uk or on 01896 752043 / 07811 100182

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday, 15th June 2017. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 21st June 2017 at Abbotsford.

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