ABOUT THE ROLE
The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service is the organisation responsible for the prosecution of crime in Scotland; the investigation of sudden or suspicious deaths and the investigation of complaints of criminal conduct by police officers on duty.
We have a vacancy for an experienced and talented communications professional to join the team in Edinburgh. You will help meet the strategic goals of Scotland’s Law Officers and assist media in reporting complex stories accurately and effectively.
You will be the first point of contact for daily media enquiries as well as using proactive communications to help maintain confidence in the prosecution service of Scotland.
You will have good contacts in the media, with experience of working in a busy newsroom or press office.
General Responsibilities, Activities and Duties
Role Specific Responsibilities, Activities and Duties
ESSENTIAL CRITERIA REQUIRED
If you have any queries please email Recruitment@copfs.gsi.gov.uk.
Application packs are available to download from our website http://www.copfs.gov.uk/careers.
Please note that we do not accept CVs.
Selection will be competency based.
Closing date for these vacancies is: 17th August 2018 at 5pm.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Please note that COPFS has exemptions from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).
COPFS must also adhere to strict Civil Service and Cabinet Office Baseline Personnel Security Standards regarding nationality, identity and history verification rules.