Communications Officer

Grieg Seafood Shetland Ltd

AddressGremista, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0PX
Closing Date17 July 2020


Could you be part of something different?  Could you use your skills and join us on a journey of growth and engagement?  Are you passionate about environmental and social sustainability and could you help the Aquaculture Industry play its part in delivering these goals in remote Scottish communities?

 We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual. 


Grieg Seafood Shetland Ltd is recruiting for the following position:

Communications Officer


The Role

Based in Scotland and reporting to the Regional Director:

You may have experience or a background in public affairs, the media or politics and understand the UK political landscape. You will have good judgement and excel at working collaboratively with others. You will be organised, unflappable and above all, enthusiastic.

You will work with the Global Communications Manager on delivery of our programmes, supporting and influencing our plans in the UK with Government and other key stakeholders. You will establish partnerships and build alliances with stakeholders to support our vision.

We believe with its current low carbon footprint; salmon farming is uniquely placed to lead the way towards carbon neutral meat production in the future. You would be part of a global group leading the way within the salmon sector, where we believe we can produce healthy environmentally sustainable food while helping to support fragile local communities.

 A comprehensive job description is available upon request.



The successful candidate will be politically aware and social media savvy. Ideally up to 3 years work experience or work placements is required.

A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field is essential.


An attractive salary is on offer for the position, as well as performance and loyalty-based bonuses.

To apply or for an informal discussion regarding these posts, please contact Grant Cumming on 07920 494464 or email
For an application pack please email:


Closing date is 17 July 2020.