If you’re passionate about helping rural Scotland to thrive, we occasionally have opportunities to join our small, friendly team at our HQ just by the River Esk in Musselburgh or out in the regions.


Head of Communications

Are you passionate about using your communications and media expertise to help rural Scotland thrive? 

As a membership organisation, Scottish Land & Estates is responsible for championing and supporting rural businesses that provide economic, social and environmental benefits to one of our most important assets – the countryside.

We’re looking for a driven, inspiring and talented leader who can help us achieve our vision, which is that the true contribution of land-based businesses is recognised and valued, publicly and politically.

You will be responsible for managing a small team and its overall work across events, public affairs and digital channels, while also leading our media relations activity. 

As an organisation we’re making some exciting changes to prepare us for the future and this team will be crucial to delivering these. So, if you’re as positive and ambitious as us, then we’d love to hear from you.

The salary will be up to £50,000 coupled with an attractive benefits package.  Job descriptions and person specifications can be found here... 

Please submit a CV and covering letter explaining why you have the right qualities, skills and experience for the job to by 9am on Monday 28 January.  For an informal discussion contact Sarah-Jane Laing on 0131 653 5400.