Communications Worker

Scottish Drugs Forum

Communications Worker

Salary Not Specified

Scottish Drugs Forum, St Enochs, Glasgow City

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 23 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 8d7b9561f99146c38ba00b97758dc8e5

Full Job Description

About Scottish Drugs Forum Scottish Drugs Forum (SDF) is improving Scotland s approach to drug-related issues. Established in 1986, SDF is a membership-based organisation and a registered charity. SDF works with policy makers, service planners and commissioners, service managers and staff as well as people who use or have used services to ensure service quality and evidence-based policy and practice. We are pleased to be recruiting for this exciting new position of Communications Worker to support our communication and information activity on a day-to-day basis. About the role This post offers key support to SDF s communications activities as part of a small, dedicated communication team. The post involves the production of regular communications to SDF members and other stakeholders including a mailing list of almost 4000 contacts. The role will be responsible for regular posting and engagement with social media; updating SDF s online presence via websites; the production of video and still photography resources; support in marketing and delivering events including a programme of national conferences and webinars. The post also supports the production of SDF resources, recruitment of volunteers, trainee and permanent staff. The postholder will contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of the effectiveness of SDF s media and communication activity. You will engage with a range of stakeholders including people who develop policy; people who design, commission, manage and deliver services for people who use drugs as well as people with lived and living experience of a drug problem. It also involves contributing to the design and production of communications and resources for this variety of audiences. The role will include the development and editing of video and still image resources and support to online events. As part of a team, you will be supported to develop skills in these areas but should have enthusiasm and a demonstrable aptitude for this work. Benefits As an SDF employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, a range of learning and development opportunities, competitive pension contribution, enhanced sick pay and an employee support and counselling service. SDF encourage a healthy work life balance and also offer a flexible working scheme. The successful candidate must be able and willing to work from home. During the course of duties, you will be required to attend, or work from, the Glasgow office from time to time e.g. for the purposes of attending meetings, briefings or training. In addition, a home worker may be required, on reasonable notice, to work from the office during key points as required by the needs of the organisation. Our ambition is to work together to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity. Visit SDF Jobs - Scottish Drugs Forum to view the job description., None specified

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Scottish Drugs Forum (SDF) is a membership-based drugs policy and information organisation and is a national resource of expertise on drugs issues.