Media Job: Communications and media officer, Scottish Association for Marine Science

CLOSING DATE: February 12, 2015

ARE you an excellent communicator, with an enthusiasm for the marine environment and/or science?

Would you like to live in Oban on the Scottish west coast and work full-time as part of a small but busy communications team in an institute that delivers marine research, higher education and public engagement?

The communications officer acts as media officer, takes a lead on copy-writing and editing for digital and printed publications and plays an important role in brand enforcement.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, prolific, science-literate communicator with media experience. The position would suit an experienced journalist. The candidate must be a team player and be able to accommodate flexible working hours when required.

Further information is available online at Alternatively, please write to: Human Resources, communications and media officer, Job Ref D11/14.AM, The Scottish Association for Marine Science, Scottish Marine Institute, Oban, Argyll PA37 1QA or e-mail

The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 12th February 2015
Interviews will be held at SAMS on Tuesday 3rd March 2015