Office
MSP Staff
Advertising Salary:
£28,508 pro rata

About The Role

Humza Yousaf MSP is looking for a Constituency and Parliament Digital Content Creator to join his team.

Salary: £28,508 pro rata

Hours: 2 days a week

Location: Edinburgh and Glasgow

Working for a Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP)

MSPs are employers in their own right. Under their employment, you will become part of a team supporting them in carrying out their duties. You'll work in a dynamic and fast paced environment to provide an outstanding service for the member and their constituents. Desirable candidates will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the Glasgow Pollok constituency, as well as a good understanding of Scottish politics and the political system in Scotland.

Responsibilities

  • Capturing and editing digital content at Glasgow Pollok constituency engagements and visits
  • Capturing and editing digital content in the Scottish Parliament
  • Analysing and improving social media engagement
  • Implement a social media engagement strategy
  • Be creative with online engagement
  • Manage social media platforms
  • Organise and archive digital files on Share Point

About You

Essential Criteria

  • Experience in Digital Content Creation
  • Have excellent organisational skills while being flexible in prioritising workloads during busy times.
  • Have excellent communications skills, with accurate attention to detail and the ability to work effectively with colleagues.
  • Work in a confidential manner at all times.
  • Be self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Confidence with technology, photography, videography, short form digital content and social media platforms
  • Work well under pressure and under tight deadlines
  • Be creative

Desirable Criteria

  • Have knowledge of Scottish Parliament, policies, current topics
  • Have knowledge of the Glasgow Pollok constituency

The Selection Process

The office of Humza Yousaf MSP is committed to making reasonable adjustments to support individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any accommodations or would like to request application adjustments, please email Humza’s Office Manager on: [email protected]

For any questions about the role, please email Humza’s Office Manager on: [email protected]

To apply, click on "send CV" and upload your CV (no more than 2 pages, please only include relevant experience) and supporting statement (1 page) as one document. When you've clicked "send CV" use the text box to provide wording for the cover email.

Your supporting statement should outline how you meet the essential and any desirable criteria. Applications with no supporting statement will not be considered.

If you are experiencing any issues with the applications process, please send your CV and supporting statement directly to:[email protected] 

Closing Date: Friday 12th July 2024 at 23:59

Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 18th July / Friday 19th July.