Opening a fantastic selection of gardens across Scotland to raise money for hundreds of charities
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Kirkmuir Cottage ©David  Blatchford
Kirkmuir Cottage ©David Blatchford

Head Office Staff Roles

Communications Assistant - May 2021

28 hours p/week; based at home and in Edinburgh office; 6 month contract via Kickstart Scheme

Scotland's Gardens Scheme supports an amazing team of volunteers to raise funds by opening gardens in aid of charity. 

We have an opportunity for a new Communications Assistant to join us for 6 months as part of the government's Kickstart Scheme. The role will support our Marketing Manager and include helping with our social media, website, photograph library, designing promotional materials and get involved with content creation for our YouTube and other channels.  You’ll also get involved with the production of our famous Yellow Book, guide to gardens open for charity. 

We're looking for someone with great literacy skills, an aptitude for technology and a creative outlook.  You will be comfortable with social media platforms, and design and video editing skills are a bonus.  We will support the successful applicant to learn new skills and build a great portfolio of work and experience. 

Young people aged 18-24 years old and currently in receipt of Universal Credit are eligible to apply through their DWP Job Coach.  If you’d like to find out more, please email