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The Central Scotland Green Network is a national development within the National Planning Framework that aims to make a significant contribution to Scotland's sustainable economic development. It seeks to change the face of Central Scotland, by restoring and transforming the landscape of an area stretching from Ayrshire and Inverclyde in the west, to Fife and the Lothians in the east.

We currently have a placement opportunity to support our work across the CSGN.

CSGN Graduate Placement
(£7.20 p/h, dependent upon skills and experience)

This is a fixed term appointment for six months to assist in the delivery of CSGN communications and engagement. The post is intended to be full time (35 hours per week) but we would consider reduced hours, to an equivalent of 21 hours per week, to secure the right candidate for the post. The post will be responsible for researching further information on projects receiving CSGN funding in order to populate a database. This will include details of project locations, written descriptions, and key search engine words and the creation of content from this for the CSGN website, newsletter and other PR and social media outlets. The post will also assist with online media co-ordination and providing communications support for the CSGN.

The successful candidate will be a motivated individual with an enthusiasm for environmental and social issues. They will have a high level of literacy and reporting skills with the ability to analyse simple data. An interest in online media is essential and it will be an advantage if the candidate has some experience with web technology and producing content suitable for the public to read.

Application Form (733 kB)

CSGN Graduate Placement Job Description (27.69 kB)

Please send the completed application form to 

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Please also direct any queries relating to this post to the same email address.

When submitting the completed application form, please accompany it with a copy of an example of your written work, preferably in pdf format.

The closing date for completed applications is noon on Wednesday 23 January 2013.