The Highland Council is seeking a Gaelic-speaking graduate to assist the organisation’s Corporate Communications and Gaelic Teams in raising the Council’s online Gaelic profile.
People under the age of 25 with a qualification at HND level or above – and who are proficient in spoken and written Gaelic – are being invited to apply for a Graduate Intern – Corporate Communications and Engagement Officer post.
The successful applicant will be resident in the Highland Council area for the duration of their employment and could work from a Highland Council office or their home depending on personal circumstances.
Gaelic Committee Chair Cllr Calum Munro said:
“This is a fantastic opportunity for a young person interested in a career in digital communications.
“They will receive on-the-job training and support from our communications and Gaelic officers and will have a real chance to make a difference to how the Council’s engages with the Gaelic community.
“Even if you are thinking about applying and are unsure – I urge any young Gaelic speakers to put an application in and don’t miss this great opportunity.
“I look forward to welcoming and working with the successful applicant.”
Leader of the Council and Vice Chair of the Gaelic Committee Cllr Raymond Bremner added:
“Parents, grandparents, families and friends – please spread the word and bring this real opportunity to any young graduates’ attention that you know are job seeking this summer.
“The Council has a strong track record of success with graduates in its communications team going on to secure permanent employment.
“I also echo the call to get applications in now and not to miss this fantastic opportunity.”
Applications are invited online at this link by Monday 8 August 2022.