Social Enterprise Scotland is recruiting Marketing & Communications volunteers

Posted: 08 June 2023, in News

Are you passionate about building a thriving economy where people and planet come first? Want to gain experience and develop your skills for a career in marketing? Are you keen to give back to help others? Apply to become one of our Marketing and Communications volunteers!

We’re looking for 3 volunteers to support our planned marketing and communications activity for 2023-24. Our volunteers will help promote the work of Social Enterprise Scotland and our membership, identify key news stories, and raise awareness of opportunities for social enterprises.

What will you be doing?

  • Help us put together our weekly newsletter by gathering news stories from our database and opportunities from our members and organisations across the social enterprise sector.
  • Writing and creating content for social media and our website, ensuring it complies with policies and guidelines.
  • Keeping our sector jobs page updated.
  • Providing support for our Buy Social Scotland initiatives.

What are the benefits of volunteering with Social Enterprise Scotland?

  • You would be part of our small, friendly team and gain insight into the workings of a leading membership organisation.
  • You will be able to develop new skills, expand your knowledge, and make a significant contribution to our organisation.
  • You will gain experience with key marketing apps and tools.
  • You’ll receive advice and assistance with your professional development.
  • If you have marcomms experience, this is the ideal way to use your skillset to give back to the social enterprise, driving increased social impact.

What are we looking for in a volunteer?

  • A keen interest in marketing and communications.
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills.
  • Good IT skills and access to your own computer.
  • A minimum commitment of 2-3 hours per week for at least 3 months.

This role could be done remotely or from our office in central Edinburgh and we’d be happy to have a chat about any additional needs or support you may require.

No formal marketing experience is required.

If you would like to apply, please complete this short application form. If you have a question or would like to discuss your application, please email Hannah Symons at