Senior Media and Marketing Officer

Contract Type Full-time, permanent

Location Glasgow

Salary £35,416 - £39,761 per annum

Grade E

Are you experienced in working with the media and passionate about using marketing to deliver engaging and impactful communications to help create a just world, free of poverty? If so, we want to hear from you!

The Role

SCIAF has an exciting opportunity to join our team as the permanent Senior Media & Marketing Officer. The role sits in the Marketing and Communications team and will lead the organisation’s press and media presence, alongside looking after offline marketing and advertising activity, including outdoor advertising, TV and radio. The post holder will deliver engaging and measurably impactful activity which increases the organisation’s visibility, engages the relevant audiences and supports our long-term strategy.

The role will be based in our Glasgow office, with opportunities to work flexibly.

Who we’re looking for

We’re seeking a strong and creative communicator who can use their extensive experience in managing the media/press, creating powerful tailored communications, and planning and executing marketing campaigns, to help us to reach our ambitious goals – whether through fundraising, campaigning for political change or raising our brand profile.

The role would suit someone with a background in journalism/media, who has experience developing and managing campaigns, with the ability to react quickly to breaking news and manage comms in a crisis. 

As a small team, we are looking for a high-performing individual with initiative and enthusiasm, someone flexible and responsive, who can use creativity and strong problem-solving skills to help us reach our goals.


SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Our mission is to enable the poorest to lift themselves out of poverty and work together to protect our common home, help people recover from disaster, and inspire people in Scotland to put their faith into action. SCIAF works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, to bring about lasting change. We reach out to those in need, regardless of age, race or religion and believe in supporting the whole person, including their spiritual wellbeing, political voice, cultural and community life.


SCIAF undertakes to ensure that all staff, volunteers and relevant others, whose work might involve contact with children, will have completed additional recruitment procedures and have obtained a satisfactory Enhanced PVG Check from Disclosure Scotland.  We would also confirm that all staff are expected to adhere to a Code of Conduct which specifies the attitudes and behaviour that all staff are expected to maintain.

What next?

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification carefully, and get in touch if you have any questions or would like an informal discussion.

Important info

  • Completed application forms should be emailed to
  • Closing date for applications Wednesday 29th June, 5pm.
  • Interviews are expected to be held either on the 7th July or week beginning 11th July.

Closing Date 29th June 2022

Download Application Form