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Scottish Seabird Centre seeks Marketing Manager

Location: Scottish Seabird Centre, The Harbour, North Berwick
Reports to: CEO
About us
Would you like to arrive at work and be located next to the beach, with views out over an historic harbour and the world-famous Bass Rock on your doorstep?
The Scottish Seabird Centre is an award-winning, five-star visitor attraction and conservation and education charity, located in the stunning seaside town of North Berwick. We welcome around 280,000 visits a year.
There is the Discovery Centre, offering interactive live cameras on the local islands to see wildlife in its natural habitat, as well as the 3D Wildlife Theatre Film Experience and other family-focused activities. There is a gift shop, Seabird Café and a range of boat trips. The team also undertakes a programme of formal and informal educational activities, as well as conservation-in-action with projects such as SOS Puffin.
The Centre is also in a period of transition, looking to diversify to explore life above and below the waves, through increased education programmes, events and enhanced exhibitions.
Job purpose
As a key member of the Senior Management Team, the Marketing Manager is responsible for managing and developing the profile and image of the Centre, delivering off and online visitor targets; promoting USPs and authenticity of the visitor experience; and being the internal and external brand ambassador.
Key responsibilities
• Research, prepare and deliver the Centre’s marketing and communications plan, featuring local, national and international strands, to engage internal and external stakeholders
• Work effectively with all departments to develop and implement a year-round plan to support Discovery Centre activity; boat operations; café and gift shop; membership; and education sector engagement
• Work closely with the Fundraising Manager, providing the tools to engage with, and report to, funders, donors and trusts, as well as promoting charitable objectives
• Effectively manage the Centre’s marketing budget to maximise engagement with key target audiences and value for money
• Prepare and implement a creative, proactive and innovative public relations strategy targeting online, print and broadcast contacts
• Manage and develop the Centre’s website
• Manage the Centre’s social media platforms aiming to increase online engagement
• Manage and develop the enews strategy, increasing database contacts in line with GDPR regulations
• Produce high quality design collateral including leaflets, promotional items, signage and members’ magazine
• Lead on all campaign and visitor analysis and research
• Manage the Marketing Officer and interns/ work experience
• Manage relationships with all external suppliers, including design and online, PR, branding and research agencies
• Develop and implement an internal comms strategy for staff and volunteers
• Manage and develop relationships with relevant local, regional and national business and tourism groups, proactively contributing to relevant marketing activity
• Attend and represent the Centre at suitable tourism, wildlife, environmental and educational events
• Present and report to the Board of Trustees as required
Skills and experience
• Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
• Minimum of 3 years in a Marketing Manager or senior PR role
• Excellent communication skills
• Proven copywriting experience
• Keen eye for design and detail
• Experience of campaign research, implementation and analysis
• Team/ junior staff, as well as external agency management
• Demonstrable experience of working with press contacts
• Experience of digital/ social media and online platform development
• Experience in tourism or charity marketing preferable, but not essential
• Organised, self-motivated, proactive, innovative and a good team player
Salary
£30,000 – £37,000, depending on skills and experience.
Hours
37.5 hours per week (flexible working options available).
Benefits
• 20% discount in the Centre’s Gift Shop and Seabird Café
• 10% discount on the Seabird Centre boat trips
• Free entry to the Discovery Centre
• Free access to a range of Scottish visitor attractions with an Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions card
• Free access/ special offers for a range of East Lothian attractions with an East Lothian Tourism Attraction Group card
• Working for a successful conservation and education charity in a stunning location
Applications
Please complete an application form and submit to info@seabird.org by 12noon, Tuesday 3 April.

 


Absolute Escapes – Edinburgh

Absolute Escapes are recruiting for Operations Assistant Intern to join their friendly team in Edinburgh.

Link – https://www.absoluteescapes.com/Operations-Assistant-Intern.html


Glenuig Inn

Job Title: Front of House
Our award winning 3 Star Glenuig Inn has a bar, restaurant and accommodation on the
Sound of Arisaig on the West Coast of Scotland.
We’re looking for full time front of house staff with some experience in a customer facing
hospitality environment to join our team. If you want the opportunity to live and work in one
of the most scenic parts of the country then look no further. You will need to be someone
who is confident and outgoing as well as being organised and a team player. You will be
expected to work in other departments occasionally, and must be willing to cover some
breakfast shifts. We open for food all day every day all year from 12 noon until 9pm serving
our full menu and have our own in house smokery.
This is a full time position with accommodation if required in a modern shared flat on site
with incredible views of the sea and hills beyond. This position is a great lifestyle choice
with opportunities to save, with two consecutive days off per week and would suit someone
who enjoys the outdoors. There are good local transport links by bus and train to Fort
William / Ben Nevis and Mallaig, plus easy access to ferries for The Small Isles, Skye, and
Mull.
We are Visit Scotland Taste our Best accredited and have also held a Green Tourism Gold
Award since 2011. We have 6 modern family bedrooms and a bunkhouse. Our visitors are
generally those who enjoy the outdoors and we have an infrastructure all activities. We are
dog friendly throughout and operate guided sea kayaking from the Inn.
Key skills and duties:
– Organised – taking food orders, serving drinks, waiting on tables.
– Confident – dealing with people and answering questions.
– Numerically competent – using the till during service and check out.
– Friendly, outgoing and approachable
– Team player – working as part of a small team.
– Flexible – willingness to learn & work in other departments when required e.g.
occasional housekeeping.
– Self-motivated
– Enthusiastic
– Sense of humour
There are a number of vacancies available, including a Chef position, for couples or friends
if appropriate. Start date flexible and salary competitive depending on experience. Good
level of English essential. www.glenuig.com
Please apply in writing with full CV to bookings@glenuig.com

Job Title: Chef

Our award winning 3 Star Glenuig Inn has a bar, restaurant and accommodation on the Sound of
Arisaig on the West Coast of Scotland. We provide a high quality locally sourced menu to cater for
all tastes (vegetarian, vegan, gluten free etc). The seasonal dishes are created and cooked on the
premises and we serve our full menu from 12noon until 9pm every day of the year.
We’re looking for an additional full time Chef with a minimum of 2 years experience to join our
team; so if you want the opportunity to further develop your kitchen skills coupled with the
opportunity to live and work in one of the most scenic parts of the world then look no further.
You must be a team player and be prepared to help the team maintain cleanliness of the modern
kitchen even at the end of a busy shift. We have our own smokery on site which offers the
additional opportunity to increase your knowledge and experience.
This is a full time live in position with two consecutive days off per week and would suit someone
who enjoys the outdoors. Accommodation is in a modern shared flat on site with incredible views of
the sea and hills beyond. This position is a great lifestyle choice with opportunities to save. There
are good local transport links by bus and train to Fort William / Ben Nevis and Mallaig, plus easy
access to ferries for The Small Isles, Skye, and Mull.
We are Visit Scotland Taste our Best accredited and have also held a Green Tourism Gold Award
since 2011. Often known as Scotland’s exemplar green Inn, we believe in leaving minimum impact
on the environment as possible. We have 6 modern family bedrooms and a bunkhouse. Our
visitors generally enjoy the outdoors, we are dog friendly throughout and operate guided sea
kayaking from the Inn.
There are also front of house positions available for partners if appropriate. Start date flexible and
salary competitive depending on experience. Good level of English essential.
www.glenuig.com
Please apply in writing with full CV to bookings@glenuig.com