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28th July 2023

We’re hiring! Project Support Officer (Communications & Marketing) role for early career applicants

Project Support Officer – Communications & Marketing

12 month contract, full time (37.5hrs)

Salary – £21,255 p.a. (Real Living Wage)

Location – Hybrid (office & home working with additional travel across the Biosphere region)

Galloway & Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere is inviting applications for a Project Support Officer (Communications & Marketing) role.  This is a full time, 12-month post which pays the Real Living Wage and is suitable for early career applicants, most likely young people (aged 30 or under) who are seeking experience in a Third Sector organisation.

Whether it be a next step in exploring how your course of study applies to the real world, a chance to try out a certain career path, or for the opportunity of meeting professionals currently working in your field of interest, the Biosphere’s Project Support Officer role provide a chance for you to be part of an organisation that is both local and global.

Our UNESCO Biosphere designation was awarded in 2012, recognising not only the unique landscapes and environments of Galloway and Southern Ayrshire but also the array of local opportunities for sustainable development.  Over the decade since the Biosphere has delivered a wide range of projects and initiatives with partners across southwest Scotland, covering wildlife conservation, business and enterprise, sustainable tourism, heritage projects, and environmental education.  We have also grown a thriving network of Proud Supporters, Biosphere Communities and Biosphere-certified businesses, which together are working to make life better for people and nature.

The Role

We’re look for someone who is committed to the sustainability ethos of UNESCO Biospheres who will work alongside the Communications and Marketing Lead Officer to deliver the organisation’s Communications Plan. Youll be supporting the activity of the whole Biosphere team through public engagement and profile raising, helping tell the stories of the Biosphere through print press, social media and other digital channelsYou will have the opportunity to contribute to dynamic marketing partnerships including with high profile organisations such as VisitScotland and the South of Scotland Destination Alliance.  You will also support the continuing development of the Biosphere’s suite of promotional materials, including leaflets, reports, and outdoor interpretation. 

Please download the PDF below for a full description of the role and the knowledge and skills required, plus guidance on how to submit your application. The application form is also below.

Project Support Officer (Communications & Marketing) – Job Description & Person Specification

Project Support Officer (Communications & Marketing) – Application Form

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Monday 21st August 2023

Proposed interview date: 30th August 2023

Application and further enquiries to:

Tamara Fulcher, Communications & Marketing Lead Officer


Tel: 07435 989 854

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