Media Job: Editorial assistant (web and social media) – Third Force News

CLOSING DATE: August 13, 2014

Editorial assistant (web and social media)

Permanent, 17.5 hours Monday – Friday


£21,796 to £25,035 pro-rata

THIRD Force News (TFN) is Scotland’s publication for the charity and voluntary sector. It is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) and its team of reporters is based within SCVO’s public affairs division.

TFN consists of a weekly print newspaper, a website updated with breaking news throughout the day, a series of specialist ebulletins and twice weekly roundup ebulletins, and social media channels. The post holder will have responsibility for TFN’s social media channels, primarily Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, as well as supporting the team with management of the website.

TFN is looking for a digital communications enthusiast with experience of using social media channels for promotion and engagement, knowledge of web content management systems and an interest in new digital communications tools. This post holder will support a busy editorial team and work closely with TFN’s editor to monitor the impact of stories online and through social media. This busy and varied post is ideal for someone with an interest in current affairs and the work of Scottish charities.

An application form can be downloaded from or by calling 0131 474 8033.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Thursday 14th August 2014 (by 12 noon).

Interview date: Friday 22nd August 2014.

Contact: Caroline Christie
Phone: 01314748004