Media and Marketing Lead

Can you harness the power of communications to support children and families?  Are you a confident, dynamic and fast-moving media and marketing professional with strong experience of selling in stories to print and broadcast media? Do you also have experience across brand, digital and internal communications? Can you get to the heart of a story and produce compelling editorial, visual and video content which will inspire our audiences to join with us and the families we work to transform support so every child in Scotland can grow up safe and loved within their family and community. 

As part of Children 1st’s team, you’ll develop and deliver integrated media and marketing plans to amplify our work and influence change. You’ll support the charity’s response to the urgent and emerging needs of children families by transforming children’s services, revolutionising systems of support and changing local and national government policy. You’ll make full use of your creative flair, talent for storytelling and powers of connection with children, families, the media, partners and supporters, so that we can reach every child and family in Scotland in need of our support.

Further Information

This is a full time, permanent post of 35 hours per week. The successful candidate can be based Scotland wide.

Please see the candidate pack below for more information.

Job title: Media and Marketing Lead

Reference number: POL21/06

Location: Scotland-wide

Closing date: 25/10/2021 12:00

Interview date: It is anticipated that the interviews will take place on the 01 and 08 November 2021

Salary: £27,477 to £32,076

To apply, please download and complete the attached 3 forms below (A, B and C) and email completed forms to:

Alternately, if you are unable to email us, postal applications may be sent to Human Resources, Children 1st, 83 Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh, EH9 1AT.

Please also refer to the ‘Job Description and Person Specification’ and ‘Terms and Conditions’ for further information as per relevant documents attached below.

For further information or enquiries, please email:

We welcome and encourage applications from potential people of all backgrounds, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, belief, disability, who reflect our values.