Work with us: Press and Communications Coordinator

Job Title: Press and Communications Coordinator  

Location: Home working plus in-person meetings in Leith (North Edinburgh) and festival dates in Edinburgh

Fee: £1960 – £2,240 fee dependent on experience 

Terms: Self-employed freelance. Anticipated 1 day per week plus event days – see below

Reporting to: Festival Coordinator and Board of Trustees. Responsible for: Comms /contact volunteer GOs

Beltane Fire Society is looking for a Press and Communication Coordinator to take on this exciting role developing and delivering a Press and Communication plan for the Beltane Fire Festival 2023.

For more information please download the job description and person specification

Key Dates:

Application closing date Thursday 12th January 2023 12 noon

Interviews Week beginning 16th January

The contract will be the 1st February 2023 until the 31st May 2023 inclusive, but key dates are included below.

11th and 12th February 2022 – only need you for one hour or so at the GO WEEKEND 

19th February – open meeting – Introduce yourself recruit volunteers to assist you

9th April – Walkthrough 1

22nd April – BUSK performance

23rd April – Walkthrough 2 

29th April – Family Event

30th April & 1st May – Beltane Fire Festival

A contractors debrief meeting will be held in the first fortnight of May

To Apply: 

Please submit:

  • A CV outlining your relevant experience. 
  • A cover letter of no more than 2 pages outlining:
    • Your relevant skills and experience; 
    • Why this role appeals to you;
  • Please make the subject of the Email “Press and Communications Coordinator Application”

Please send CV and covering letter to the Development Manager by noon on 12th January 2023.