Communications Officer with Hanover Scotland Housing Association




Location: Edinburgh
£21,732 per annum
Full-time for 12 months
14 August start
Closing Date: 21 July 2017, 12 noon
Interviews: 25 July 2017

About the Company

Hanover Scotland is one of the main providers of housing for older people in Scotland. Hanover Scotland provides a range of housing and services to meet the different support needs of older people, allowing them to retain their independence within a local community and enjoy as much privacy or company as they wish. The company manages over 5000 properties throughout Scotland and their telecare, community alarm and other call centre services help more than 40,000 people.

Take a look at Hanover Scotland’s website for more information on their projects and values.


The Role

Reporting to the Communications Manager you will join their small team responsible for communications and marketing. 

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person. The successful candidate will undertake a range of tasks including:

• Organising events
• Managing Hanover Scotland’s conference centre
• Producing the regular staff newsletter
• Development of their intranet
• Marketing and sales initiatives
• Copywriting and desktop publishing



The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level with preferably two years’ experience of working in a communications environment. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to bring an innovative approach to enhancing Hanover Scotland’s profile. You will be IT literate and be comfortable working in a small team. Experience of Adobe Creative Suite and of using social media to support communications is desirable.

This is an excellent opportunity to establish a career in marketing communications, events and business development with an established business in Edinburgh. Within the role you will gain practical experience in client management, working within a vibrant business with social values at its core.



Closing date for applications is 21 July 2017, 12 noon.

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the AAI online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by noon on the closing date. State a. your availability and b. relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.

Please confirm your eligibility to work in the UK.