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Engagement Officer

Summary Information for vacancy - reference IRC44892


Sustainable Development Commission


£22698 - £25903 Per Annum


EH12 5HG, City of Edinburgh, Scotland

Closing Date

16 April 2010

Interviews start

Not specified





Pay frequency


Appointment Terms

Fixed-term contract

Working Arrangement

Full time

Travel required


No of vacancies


Field of work

Administration, Operational Delivery, Policy Delivery

Brief Description

To support the Communication and Engagement Manager across a range of areas including, administration, engagement and capacity building, and support for SDC’s wider research and policy needs. The postholder will lead the Commission’s work in providing secretariat function to the Scottish Sustainable Development Forum (SSDF).

Vacancy description

For an application pack, please email: or telephone 0845 603 7262 quoting reference number IRC44892.


1. Experience of organising conferences, events and workshops
2. Good written and verbal communication skills
3. Experience of using the web to inform and involve with a wider audience
4. Confident using MS Office IT applications, specifically producing draft reports in Word, Powerpoint presentations and excel spreadsheets for data monitoring.
5. Good administrative and organisational skills, including experience in organising and providing administrative support to meetings, including preparing minutes of meetings
6. Understanding of sustainable development.

1. A high level of intellectual and analytical ability, which may be demonstrated by a degree or higher level qualification
2. Understanding of government processes
3. Understanding of the application and delivery of sustainable development in Scotland.

Further information

CRB check required - No

Regulated by OCSC - No

Reserved for existing civil servants - No

Reserved for UK nationals - No

How to apply

For an application pack, please email: or telephone 0845 603 7262 quoting reference number IRC44892.

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