ILF Scotland

Senior Communications Officer

Updated: May 6, 2024

Salary / Grade: £36,585 – £41,834 / Grade B2

Job Title: Senior Communications Officer

Department: Policy, Improvement & Engagement 

Reports to: Communications Manager

Reportees: None

Location: Hybrid working arrangement with an office based in Livingston

Hours: 35 hours per week. Happy to talk flexible working 

Contract Type: Permanent


We are seeking a Senior Communications Officer to join our dedicated team.

As the conduit between ILF Scotland and its diverse range of stakeholders, you will play a pivotal role in implementing, executing and delivering our communications and engagement strategies, collaborating closely with the Communications Manager.

Your responsibilities will encompass various facets of communication, including public relations, digital communications, marketing, and internal communications. You’ll have excellent communication and marketing skills, with strong experience and knowledge of PR, digital communications and engagement.

The successful candidate will possess excellent project management and organisational abilities and have experience of developing and delivering communication campaigns across various channels. You will be able to demonstrate proficiency in utilising diverse communication tools and technologies including social media analytics platforms, such as Hootsuite, website hosting platforms, such as WordPress and Umbracco, and marketing tools, such as Canva, Mailchimp, Campaign Monitor and Adobe Creative Suite.

Due to the nature of ILF Scotland’s work, previous experience in PR and marketing in Health and Social Care or Public Sector would be advantageous. This role is a fantastic opportunity if you are a self-starter and a motivated individual with exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills who has demonstrable experience in the public relations and marketing world.

We are completely focused on ensuring our values-led approach is at the core of all our work, with disabled people at the heart of what we do. This post offers the opportunity to join a supportive, highly flexible and agile organisation. We are happy to talk about and offer flexible working for candidates to be at their best as we have colleagues working remotely from across Scotland. This is a life-friendly environment with a focus on nurturing career-focused and values-led individuals.

Aspen People

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Aspen People and this search is being conducted exclusively for ILF Scotland by them. 

How to apply

Please visit today to find out how to apply.

If you would like to have a confidential discussion please contact Debbie Shields or Lauryn Pringle on 0141 212 7555.

Closing Date: Monday 27 May 2024 at 11.59pm.

Candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application no later than Friday 31 May 2024.

Interviews: Wednesday 5 / Thursday 6 June 2024 (online via Microsoft Teams)

We would welcome interest from all over Scotland.

ILF Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or status, religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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