Communications officer – NHS Lothian

CLOSING DATE: April 16, 2014

CLOSING DATE: 16TH April 2014

Location – Edinburgh

Salary – £21,602- £28,180

THIS is an unprecedented opportunity to become a permanent part of an award-winning team.

NHS Lothian’s communications team is looking for a talented professional to help deal with the local, national and international media to promote the achievements of our 24,000 workforce.

NHS Lothian is Scotland’s second-largest health board, responsible for the health and wellbeing of more than 800,000 people, so excellent internal and external communications are vital.

You will have the opportunity to carry out media relations, help promote pioneering medical work, plan PR campaigns, provide briefings for Scottish Government Ministers, MSPs and MPs, as well as plan VIP visits. You will also be required to generate and write news stories and features.

This is a superb opportunity for a team player with a ‘can-do’ approach. You should have a proven communications/PR/media track record of at least one year.

You will need:

* Excellent writing skills

* The ability to produce accurate work to very tight deadlines

* To be a team player who multi-skills and is able to work on their own initiative

Informal enquiries about this post to Kizzy Taylor, external communications manager, 0131 465 5644.

Full Details: Click here to see full details of vacancy – CO/LD/004/14/SHOW
How to apply: You can apply online, click here to start the process

Contact: NHS Lothian
Phone: 0131 465 5644