The Glasgow 2018 European Championships is a new multi-sport event which will be held in Glasgow and Berlin in the summer of 2018. More than 8000 athletes, officials and media are expected in Glasgow and Scotland with a potential television audience of more than one billion.
Funded jointly by the Scottish Government and Glasgow City Council this new event will be organised in partnership with the international and national sports federations for each of the participating sports. The Glasgow 2018 European Championships will allow Glasgow and Scotland to continue to build on the economic, cultural and sporting legacy achieved by staging the Commonwealth Games in 2014.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a candidate with proven experience in marketing and communications to develop and deliver Glasgow 2018's internal communications plan.
This will require a creative approach to content planning and drafting for a range of products across diverse channels to keep staff and partners up to date on the delivery of the championships.
Working in a complex and fast-paced environment with multiple partners, the candidate will have proven ability to work closely with marketing and communications and senior management to write high quality content for e-newsletters, emails, staff messages as well as organise staff events.The successful candidate must be able to commit to evening and weekend working shortly before, and during, the Championships. Restrictions on annual leave will also be necessary in the summer of 2018.
The successful candidate will be based at Commonwealth House, 32 Albion Street, Glasgow.
If you are an employee of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Life or one of the Council's ALEOs and secure a role on the Championships your substantive grade and terms and conditions will be protected. However your current role may not be.
This is a fixed term opportunity up to August 2018Application Packs
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