Communications Officer – ClimateXChange

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Closing date 17/06/2022 at 5pm.

17.5 hours per week. This is a fixed term contract until 31 March 2025.

We are looking for a Communications Officer in the ClimateXChange Secretariat. ClimateXChange is Scotland’s Centre of Expertise on Climate Change and is funded by the Scottish Government.  The small ClimateXChange Secretariat team is based at the Edinburgh Climate Change Institute (ECCI).  

The Opportunity:

The role is responsible for reviewing and editing draft research reports across CXCs commissioned projects, and prepare associated executive summaries, and for compiling monthly policy reports and newsletters. We are looking for a confident copy writer who can present complex concepts accessibly, with policy relevance and in plain English. The post holder will work closely with the CXC Communications Manager across web and social media, and support a number of internal and external events across the year. With Scotland’s commitments to achieve a net-zero future and support a just transition this is an exciting time to join the ClimateXChange team at the start of a new programme with increased focus on external communications and events.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Experience of writing/editing complex material for non-specialist policy audiences.
  • Excellent presentational skills across a range of written and digital media communications
  • Well organised, and with ability to manage and prioritise own workload within a busy team.

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336. Is e buidheann carthannais a th’ ann an Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann, clàraichte an Alba, àireamh clàraidh SC005336.

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