Deadline today! Media Job: Communications officer, Firstport

CLOSING DATE: May 5, 2015

FIRSTPORT is a development agency for start-up social enterprise.

We support early-stage social enterprises and highly-motivated people to test, refine and grow their ideas into viable social businesses.

We incubate new social ventures, from the seed of an idea to start-up and growth. We do this by providing a full package of support and resources that includes start-up funds, business advice, training, practical tools and connections to help social entrepreneurs make their ideas a reality.

We are looking for a dynamic and creative individual to help us communicate the impact of our work amongst our key audiences.

You will have great communication and copywriting skills with experience of website content management systems, social media platforms and databases.

You will be confident responding to enquiries by phone, email and face-to-face from customers, stakeholders and the media.

The role is fast-paced and you will work across programmes and projects, so the ability to multi-task, prioritise and work to tight deadlines is essential.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain experience in a variety of marketing and communication disciplines and with an interest in the social economy and the third sector.

To apply visit to download a full job description, application form and equal opportunities form.

Submit your complete application pack by Tuesday 5 May 9am to


Contact: Elaine Ogg
Phone: 0131 220 0511