Communications Manager

Role title: Communications Manager 

Location: Home-based with some travel (across Aberdeenshire and occasionally beyond) 

Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer 

Salary basis: £32,046fte 

FTE: 0.8fte (28hrs per week, actual annual salary: £25,637)

Closing date: Thursday 6th June at 12 o'clock (midday)

Further details including the job description and person specification can be found by clicking here.


Aberdeenshire Voluntary Action (AVA) hosts Aberdeenshire’s Third Sector Interface and other community-benefit projects, and has community support, development, and empowerment in its DNA. 

Our mission is to facilitate the growth of strong, resilient, and proactive communities by connecting, supporting, and promoting Aberdeenshire’s third sector, and our vision is a vibrant, dynamic, and impact-generating third sector for Aberdeenshire, with a powerful, purposeful, and informed collective voice. 

AVA is seeking a highly skilled and dynamic Communications Manager to drive our internal and external communication efforts. 

As the Communications Manager at AVA, you will be responsible for developing and delivering comprehensive communication strategies and operating plans to enhance the organisation's visibility, engagement, and impact. This role involves collaborating closely with internal teams, external stakeholders, and the wider community to effectively communicate AVA's mission, projects, activities and accomplishments. 

Initially offered on a one-year fixed term basis, the post will likely be extended beyond this depending on the success of the incumbent. 

To apply for this position, please send a CV and covering letter to, with the subject line including the words ‘Communications Manager’. The covering letter should clearly outline any relevant experience you have that would enable you to deliver the points identified in section 2.1 of the main tasks and responsibilities of the role. 

Applications received after 1200hrs on Thursday 6th June will not be considered.