Communication & PR Lead

Posted 27 April 2023
Salary £29245 - £36547 per annum + + extensive benefits
Job type Permanent
DisciplinePermanent Recruitment
Contact NameAngela Henderson

Job description

Communication & Public Relations Lead
Salary from £29,245 - £36,547 per annum + extensive benefits (pay review pending)
36 hours per week (flexible working hours)
Hybrid Working - Dunfermline Office/Home based rotation

Orion Group are delighted to partner our client Fife Sports and Leisure Trust in the recruitment of a Communications & Public Relation Lead. The trust operates on behalf of Fife Council and enjoys contributing to "Health and Fitness for All" in the Fife Area.

They are seeking a well organized and efficient Communications & Public Relations Lead to join their busy Marketing, Communication and Sales Team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and ambitious candidate to provide expert advice and deliver an efficient and creative internal and external communications function to inspire the growth and appeal of the organisation.

* HNC in a relevant field, equivalent professional qualification or experience in a similar/related communications or marketing role.

Person Specification
* Significant experience in communications, media relations, promotion or marketing
* Demonstrable experience in developing a comprehensive and proactive media and communications strategy and advertising campaigns.
* A positive and flexible attitude, able to prioritise and meet deadlines and reacts well under pressure.
* Ability to develop and build strong relationships with internal and external partners including Sports Scotland, Scottish Government, Funders and other Charities.
* Experience in multi-media communication publications coupled with strong and innovative writing and design skills.
* Understanding of confidentiality and General Data Protection Regulations.

* Inform and advise on communications strategy and policy evaluation to the executive Management Team and others across the business and partner agencies.
* Co-ordinate and deliver effective presentations, press and social media communications through creative design and brand consistency that meet legislative requirements and are within budget constraints.
* Support the organisation with forward planning PR strategies, performance reviews, delivery and content reviews/updates.
* Liaise with teams across the business for feedback on promotional literature and identify new ideas that enhance the communications for the organisation.

Benefits include Free access to facilities, Friends/Family offer, Personal Learning & Development, Employee Discounts, Recognition and Reward Scheme, Hybrid/Flexible working, pension with significant contribution, 33 days rising to 38 days holiday.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.