Elect Her
Community Development & Social Enterprise, IT & Communication Technology, Marketing & Communications
Salary Details
£27,000 pro/rata
Contract Type
Hours per Week
3 days per week with additional hours if desired at key points of the year.
Closing Date
The purpose of this role is to support the growth of our community of women in Scotland, encouraging a new audience of women to access our programmes and explore their role in Scotland’s democracy.

Job Description

 If you love using your creative abilities with words, images, and videos to tell a story, this is the role for you.

Place of work: Remote working with some travel required for in person meetings and events in Scotland when appropriate.

The key elements of the role are:

  •  Engage with and nurture the community of women in Scotland accessing our work through our communications platforms, programme activity and building relationships. Build audiences (live and digital) for Elect Her programming through extending digital reach and build newsletter subscriptions and social followers.
  •  Participate in the creation of and coordinate the implementation of thecommunications strategy. Working with the full staff team to develop a year-round narrative and content plan covering newsletters, websites and socialchannels utilising the distinct ‘voice’ of the organisation.

Work closely with the Elect Her team to maintain existing relationships with a wide range of partners, organisations, and individuals.

Role Responsibilities

Be an active leader in our community, providing opportunities for storytelling and participant engagement throughout our programming and communications.

  • Regularly engage with programme participants through our online learning platform.
  •  Participate in regular Elect Her programming activity and feed experiences, quotes, video clips into our communications plan.
  •  Create a community email schedule, manage copy, co-coordinate content, evolve the design and ensure timely distribution.
  •  Utilise internal data to develop new streams of targeted communication for women on our mailing list.
  •  Engage with women in our community to gather their stories and experiences to incorporate into our social media and blog content.
  •  Create promotional material for all Elect Her workshops, trainings and events ensuring women of Scotland have access to our work.
  •  Nurture relationships with grassroots and community organisations to connect our work with their ambitions.
  •  Work with PR agency to implement a communications campaign to recruit women to access our work.

Implement strategic, multi-channel social media campaigns and report on impact/engagement.

  •  Create monthly schedule of social media posts following communications strategy, including copy, graphics, and video where appropriate
  •  Develop content including graphics, copy and video for social media platforms.
  • Ensure all social media content adheres to our inclusion and access standards
  •  Daily general engagement and interaction on our social media platforms.
  •  Record how each post performs and generate a quarterly report, including performance across Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
  •  Generate engagement and growth across all platforms.
  •  Set up and coordinate activity across Linked In
  •  Regularly post our own published articles and releases, alongside relevant news items and content of interest across all social media platforms.

Manage the continuing development of the Elect Her website ensuring high-level user experience, high standards of access and functionality,

  •  Develop UX journey for all target audiences
  •  Regularly update the website as new information or imagery becomes available.
  •  Complete annual review of website content
  •  Ensure all activity open for registration is available to access on our website.


The ideal candidate will be resourceful and organised with great attention to detail. You will be flexible and enjoy variety, with strong people skills to build great relationships with the organisation’s community and many stakeholders. The role has considerable development potential and could suit someone who wants to develop a career in creative communications and build a broad skillset.You will love what you do, have a passion for feminism and community and love the collaborative nature of a creative working environment. You’re a team player but have an entrepreneurial spirit running through your veins which means you transform an idea or a brief into something new and innovative. You will be based in Scotland, happy to work remotely and travel to in-person meetings when required.

Essential experience and skills

  •  Experience utilising a brand strategy guide to inform the development of visuals to compliment all communications assets.
  •  Experience of writing copy following a brand voice.
  •  Basic video editing skills (iMovie or equivalent)
  •  Knowledge and experience of proactively managing social media platforms: Instagram, Facebook, and twitter.
  •  Ability to create stories from conversations.
  •  A strong commitment to intersectional work and
  •  A commitment to listening to the experience of others and embedding what you learn into your work.
  • A demonstratable passion for gender equality.
  •  Working knowledge of our chosen platforms; Canva, squarespace, airtable

Desirable experience and skills

  •  Experience of using communications tools and analytics to inform communications plans.
  •  Understanding and experience of one or more area of democratic engagement; from political party membership, through public affairs, to standing for elected office.
  •  Experience of designing UX within websites

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Company Description

At Elect Her we believe that the world will be a better place when more women are in power. Equal representation of those creating the laws is essential. We will continue with our work until at least 51% of elected representatives across all spheres of office in Britain are women.There is a lack of equal representation in Government and we’re intent on changing this.