Head of External Relations

Closing date: 31 August 2022
Communications PR Fundraising Trusts
  • Salary £40,000 per year
  • Location Edinburgh, Edinburgh (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Housing and Homelessness
  • Job Reference :

Following the appointment  of our current Head of External Relations to the position of Scottish Veterans Commissioner, we are seeking to recruit an exceptional individual to lead and manage SVR’s Marketing, Fundraising, and Communications. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, this is a pivotal  role  in marketing and supporting our services for Veterans, and offers a fantastic career opportunity for the successful candidate.   


 An experienced marketing, fundraising, or communications professional, you will have proven ability to build relationships, successfully develop and deliver campaigns, and be able to target and influence appropriate stakeholders. You will have strong analytical and exceptional communication skills.  You will embed our  Values to work collaboratively and  supportively to fulfil our Vision and Mission. 

 With previous experience of providing high quality and effective marketing, communications, and fundraising, you will be a self-starter and able to work on your own initiative. You are consistent, focused, and flexible in both your outlook and approach. You are at home in a digital office environment, fully able to exploit Microsoft 365, and social media platforms. You have an understanding and preferentially experience of the Third and Veterans sectors.  The full job description can be read on the attached document.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.