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Marketing and PR Officer

Marketing and PR Officer

Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) is the National Development Body for the Scottish museums sector.  We are looking for an experienced professional to join the Marketing team, supporting the implementation of strategies and actions that contribute to raising the profile of the sector.

This role will provide an exciting career opportunity for an individual who wishes to support a variety of key marketing and communications functions within a busy marketing department.  You will provide general marketing and communications support, including digital, campaigns, press and public relations, and publications. The ability to multi task and demonstrate enthusiasm and initiative constitutes a natural part of the job.

With a minimum two years’ experience within a busy communications team, you will understand how to tailor activity to reach different audiences, be comfortable working with the media and have some experience using desktop publishing software. Strong communication skills are essential, as well as good organisational skills, attention to detail and a positive, ’can-do’ attitude.

MGS supports more than 400 museums and galleries, through strategic investment, advice, advocacy, skills development. Collaboration, integrity, courageousness and a passion for museums shape our approach.


Closing date: Wednesday 31st July at 9 a.m.

Interviews are due to be held on the week commencing 12th August.


1. Download and complete the application form at the bottom of this page.

2. Submit your application form through our online portal at:

Please note that we can not accept CVs or applications that do not contain the official application form.  

Full job information and the application form are available to download at the bottom of this page.

MGS welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is an equal opportunities employer. We hold Living Wage and Investors in People accreditation.

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Job specification and application pack

Marketing officer Application Form (DOCX, 68KB) Job Information Markeing and PR officer (PDF, 185KB)
Published 10 July 2019