3rd September 2019 by SG Admin
So… it’s now over two months since the new Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) rule on gender stereotyping in advertising came into force: “marketing communications must not include gender stereotypes that are likely to cause harm, or serious widespread offence”. The ASA provided guidance for advertisers but with the first rulings delivered, now is a good...
21st May 2019 by SG Admin
We have a number of secondment opportunities for Marketing Managers within the Marketing and Insight Unit. For more information on the roles and the skills/knowledge/experience required, please refer to the Job description If you wish to apply, please complete the Application form and send it to Lizzie.Dunn@gov.scot If you would like to discuss the opportunities further,...
12th September 2018 by Neil Harrison
During February 2018, working in collaboration with F.E.A.T. and Finding Your Feat, we delivered a campaign to increase awareness of sepsis. The detail and background to the campaign was explained by my colleague Dawn Ferguson in her blog post on 19 March After campaign activity was complete an evaluation on the impact was undertaken...
1st August 2018 by SG Admin
A secondment opportunity has arisen for a Senior Marketing Manager (International) job-share, in the Marketing Unit based at St Andrew’s House, Regent Road, Edinburgh. Please see Job Description: Senior Marketing Manager – International – Job Description and Application Form: Senior Marketing Manager – International – Application Form Deadline for applications has been set at 12 noon,...
8th June 2018 by lizrockley
Four months ago I sat in a meeting feeling awkward and out of place. I was the only one not wearing head-to-toe leather. The other attendees smiled warmly, each too polite to ask what on earth I was doing there.
19th March 2018 by Dawn Ferguson
When you hear the term sepsis, what do you think? Do you know what it is? More importantly, do you know how to recognise the symptoms? When I was asked to work on the sepsis campaign I had, rather embarrassingly, never heard of it. I had no idea who it affected, the severity of the...