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Head of Communications

This position is now closed to applications.


Highland and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL) is a public corporation wholly owned by the Scottish Ministers. They operate and manage 11 Airports which are varied and diverse, but all are vital to the social and economic welfare of the areas they serve. HIAL now have an opportunity for an experienced and inspiring Communications leader to join their multi-site and highly regulated organisation.

The Head of Communications is an exciting new role reporting to the Managing Director and will be responsible for developing key messages on behalf of the Board and the Senior Management team. The successful candidate will develop HIALs communication strategy and will lead and deliver on specific campaigns whilst promoting the organisation. He / she will also proactively advise and liaise with airport managers and other colleagues on key communications providing frameworks, resources and guidance. You will need to build and develop strong relationships with key stakeholders in order to add value to the strategic and operational objectives.

The post holder will require significant experience in developing communication strategy to support plans and initiatives and will be able to develop and maintain networks, have sound political judgment and the ability to get results in a resource constrained environment.

In return HIAL offer a competitive salary, generous annual leave and pension provision, plus private health care and an employee assistance programme.

Further details can be found by downloading the documents below:

• Job Description
• Application and Assessment Information
• Terms and Conditions of Employment
• Equal Opportunities Form

For a confidential discussion please contact Catriona Mackie or Liam Kelly on 0141 212 7555.

Closing date for applications 12 noon on Friday 13th July 2018.

To apply, please complete the short form below and upload your CV, covering letter and equal opportunities form.

You will receive an email acknowledgement of your application within 24 hours. If you do not receive this please contact Kelsey Sinclair on 0141 212 7555 to ensure it has been received.