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Current vacancies

Current vacancies

Communications Officer

Do you want to progress your career in communications at a forward-thinking organisation with opportunities to expand your communication knowledge and to take ownership in many fields?

If you want to join a team that strives to improve the communications around Scotland’s devolved taxes, we would love to hear from you!

Based within Revenue Scotland’s communications team, you would have responsibility for leading on the team administration (email queries, maintaining the communications plan) that will support the strategic objectives of the team and wider organisation, and for managing our internal communications activities. 

This job will offer flexibility on where you work.  Revenue Scotland is piloting a hybrid working approach, where colleagues will use a mix of office based and remote working based on individual and business needs of the role. Your main base would be Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, however there is also an option of working from a Glasgow city centre hub in St Vincent’s plaza.

Working as part of the communications team you’ll work to support and deliver:

  • Internal communication activities include overseeing and producing content and well as working with others in the organisation to handle/advise on their communications requests.
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of our communications, making evidence based decisions in order to improve our activities and inform future planning.
  • Acting as a brand guardian, ensuring style and visual guidelines are followed by all RS staff and corporate key messages are communicated consistently.


  • Manage of our key internal communications products, including the organisation and running of the weekly All-staff meeting, the CEO’s End-of-week message, the Leadership brief, content production and maintenance of the RevNet intranet.
  • Review the effectiveness of internal communications and based on evidence and in discussion with Comms and People Services making improvement recommendations. This will also include the imminent redevelopment of our intranet platform when Sharepoint Live becomes available.
  • Monitor the Comms inbox and act as the first point of contact for external stakeholders in regards queries regarding messaging, our website, and requests for the Revenue Scotland, as well as internally for team administration.
  • Work with colleagues from around the organisation (e.g. Tax operations team, project/working groups) to address their communications needs, advise on effective content/formats/platforms to use to share messages.
  • Act as a ‘brand guardian’, i.e. being familiar with the corporate style and brand guides as well as accessibility standards and best practice, to ensure that all our communications adhere to them consistently, and advise/train colleagues in that regard.
  • Work with the Digital Communications Manager to support the maintenance (including monitoring) of our external digital platforms, i.e. website, social media.
  • Support the planning and running of events (managing diaries, arranging speakers, venue contacts and invitations as well as working with internal stakeholders to develop agendas, presentations and info packs).

Salary: £27,231 per annum

Location: Edinburgh/Glasgow

Hours: Around 37.00 per week

Closing date: 11 September

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