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Interim Communications Assistant


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Up to £115 per day + Agile working policy, support for remote working


23rd May 2024

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Position Title: Interim Communications Assistant
Location: Dundee (Agile working policy, support for remote working)
Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 17:00
Daily Rate: £115
Department: Communications and Policy Department
Duration: Starting in late June for five months, with the possibility of extension for two additional three-month periods.
Role Overview:
We are seeking an enthusiastic and skilled Interim Communications Assistant to join our clients Communications and Policy department. You will collaborate with our Communications Managers and Officers to support a wide range of communications, marketing, and digital engagement activities. Your work will play a crucial role in enhancing our internal and external communications.
Key Responsibilities:
· Social Media Management: Oversee and engage with our clients social media platforms to boost our online presence.
· Content Creation: Develop and distribute compelling content across various platforms.
· Email Newsletters: Create and manage content for our internal and external email newsletters.
· Website and Intranet Updates: Maintain and update information on our website and intranet.
Essential Skills and Qualifications:
· Education: HND or equivalent qualification.
· Experience: Demonstrable experience in a communications, marketing, or information assistant role.
· Social Media: Proficient in using social media platforms.
· Content Creation: Skilled in writing and proofreading copy for online newsletters and leaflets.
· Busy Environments: Capable of operating effectively within a fast-paced environment.
· Confidentiality: Experience in handling confidential information.
· Communication: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
· Attention to Detail: Keen eye for detail and ability to analyse results and insights.
· Organisational Skills: Strong organisational and time management skills, ability to prioritise workload.
· Administrative Skills: Proficient in administrative tasks and meeting deadlines.
· Technical Skills: Proficient in Microsoft 365, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, Share Point, etc.
Desirable Skills:
· Experience in producing audio, video, and photography.
· Skilled in information gathering and record-keeping, including statistical analysis.
· Experience working with the general public.
· Proven ability to work to deadlines and targets.
· Maintenance and organisation of administrative systems.
· Effective forward planning skills.
· Experience with web and intranet maintenance.
· Proficiency in Photoshop and InDesign.
Additional Requirements:
· Disclosure: Standard Disclosure (Consideration given to starting a placement subject to a risk assessment if the candidate currently has Basic Disclosure).
How to Apply: If you are a proactive and detail-oriented individual with a passion for communications and marketing, we would love to hear from you.

ASA Recruitment is one of Scotland’s largest independent multi-sector recruitment agencies. We specialise in providing effective tailored solutions for permanent, contract and temporary employment requirements for our Clients and Candidates. We are members of the REC and are ISO certified.


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