Pitlochry Community Action Plan Vacancies

Two short term positions available (flexible working)

Starting ASAP until 31 March 2023
38 hrs/month for 2 months @ £20/hour

Following the publication of The Pitlochry Community Action Plan (CAP) in 2022, we (The Steering Group) are now moving to the next exciting phase to develop a SCIO organisation (which will be known as Pitlochry Community Action Trust) to realise our goals. We are looking to fill two short term roles in the community with an immediate start date until the end of March 2023.

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic and positive people with good communication skills for these positions.

The roles are Administration Coordinator and Web and Marketing Coordinator

Administration Coordinator

  • Work closely with the Leaders of the 6 Theme Groups (Access to Services & Transport, Community & Recreation, Town Enhancement & Traffic Management, Local Economy & Housing, Environment and Sustainability, Arts, Culture & Events) to take minutes at their meetings and report back to the steering group/ Trust on all Theme Group progress related to the CAP
  • Support the new Trust by promoting the opportunity to join the Trust Committee and help with related admin
  • Carry out research, organise meetings and other admin and project management work on behalf of the Theme Leaders
  • Other tasks as identified by the Steering Group

Skills and experience required

  • Strong organisational and writing skills
  • Good computer skills – ability to use Google Drive, Word and Excel
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with a wide range of people
  • Ability to listen and be at ease talking to a group
  • Administration and note taking experience
  • Proactive
  • Ability to work some evenings (to attend the Theme Group meetings)

Web and Marketing Coordinator

  • Create content for and manage community engagement with the CAP Facebook account, ensuring CAP developments are widely promoted
  • Devise in-person campaigns / sharings / physical marketing methods to ensure that members of the community who are not online have a good understanding of CAP developments and calls-to-action
  • Work closely with a web designer on the development of a new website for the Trust – creating content, sourcing graphics and acting as go-between between the designer and the Steering Group
  • Write news items for the website blog
  • Work with local press and media to promote and advertise the work of CAP
  • Other tasks as identified by the Steering Group

Skills and experience required

  • Experience working with web designer developers or building/content managing websites (please note no web development or design experience is required but a sound understanding of how websites work is)
  • Strong social media skills
  • Marketing experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good computer skills – ability to use Google Drive, Word and Excel and ideally graphic design skills eg. Adobe or Canva

The hours are not fixed to provide maximum flexibility for the successful candidates. The work will take place in February and March 2023 – we will be looking for ongoing funding thereafter so there is potential for the roles to be extended.

These posts are offered on a self employed, freelance basis and you will be responsible for your own tax and National Insurance. Training for the posts will be provided. Office space will be available although home working will also be possible. The successful candidates will be expected to work closely together, and with the Steering Group. A PVG check may be required.

Application Deadline: Midday, Wednesday the 25th of January 2023

To Apply: Please email your CV and a one-page covering letter to pitlochrycap@gmail.com.

Face to face interviews will take place on Tuesday the 31st of January 2023

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