Bible 2020 Communications Assistant

Based at Scottish Bible Society, Edinburgh.

Are you creative, passionate about the Bible and excited to play a part in delivering a global project with the potential to change lives and transform communities? We have a new opportunity in our Bible 2020 team for someone who enjoys working across a range of communication media, including print, digital and social media platforms.

Bible 2020 is for Everyone Everywhere, uniting the global church to read aloud God’s word daily for a year. It involves an innovative smartphone App, a global video wall, a series of Scottish events and new resource materials being produced by the Scottish Bible Society.

To help deliver Bible 2020 we are seeking the right person to make a positive contribution across the communications aspects of the project. You will have experience of writing engaging copy for print and digital media, developing and managing content for digital channels, including: website, emails, social media, and potentially some behind the scenes experience in event management. You need to be a strong communicator, both written and verbal, have great attention to detail, and an ability to work closely with colleagues across departments.

Faith requirement – this role requires an understanding of the different Christian communities in Scotland in order to apply this to writing and editing copy appropriate to our key Bible 2020 audiences.

View the full job description and SBS Values.

• This is an office-based role at our office in Edinburgh city centre.
• Part time 20 hours per week, working pattern negotiable, 18 month contract.
• Salary available on application and dependant on experience.
• Closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 27th May.
• Interviews will take place week commencing 3rd June 2019.

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to


You may also wish to look at volunteering opportunities at the Scottish Bible Society.