ScotGrad - Highlands and Islands

Graduate placement vacancies

For the candidate to be eligible they must hold a minimum of an HNC and have graduated within the last four years without a permanent job at a graduate level for more than a year since their latest graduation. All candidates that meet this criteria and have the skills for the job can apply.

Current vacancies in the Highlands and Islands:

Vacancies in the Highlands and Islands will be posted below as and when available. We advertise placements all year round with immediate start dates. Watch the video on the left hand side (called 50th anniversary) to find out more about the Highlands and Islands region. To read one of our latest graduate case studies and to register please visit the ScotGrad website


  • Business Marketing and Development Graduate, Field Studies Council (Millport), salary £18,397 per annum

  • Field Studies Council, a charity providing residential and day experiences in environmental education and outdoor learning, are looking to recruit a graduate for a 12 month business marketing and development project. The project seeks to build on the centre’s success by carrying out research to identify and target new growth markets. The successful candidate will also ensure the centre’s customer record management system is robust and accurately captures engagement with new customers. 

  • Closing date 07/12/2016

  • Apply through the ScotGrad website.


  • Graduate SEO Content Editor, Wilderness Scotland Ltd, salary £18,000 - £19,500 per annum pro rata

  • Wilderness Scotland Ltd, Scotland's No. 1 Adventure Travel Company based in the Cairngorms National Park, are looking to recruit a graduate to deliver a six month project. Working closely with our web development agency, the successful candidate will review our Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and implement changes recommended by an SEO consultant to solidify Wilderness Scotland’s position as Europe’s No 1 Adventure Travel Company.

    This six-month graduate placement may lead to further employment opportunities with Wilderness Scotland subject to project milestones being met.

  • Closing date 07/12/2016

  • Apply through the ScotGrad website


  • Strategic Marketing Graduate, Caithness Chamber of Commerce, salary £18,000 per annum

  • Caithness Chamber of Commerce, is a business networking organisation for the North of Scotland, and has a 12 month graduate vacancy to support the promotion of a new initiative called “Recruit North Highlands”. The successful candidate will work alongside other key members of the team to develop an overarching marketing strategy; social media strategy and a content strategy to launch and promote Recruit North Highlands.

  • Closing date 11/12/2016

  • Apply through the ScotGrad website.


  • Tourism Marketing Officer, Sealladh na Beinne Moire (Storas Uibhist), salary £20,000 per annum

  • Storas Uibhist, based on South Uist in the beautiful Outer Hebrides, has a 12 month vacancy for a marketing graduate to support the development and delivery of a tourism strategy for the area. The successful candidate will build strategic industry partnerships, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of marketing resources such as the website and social media as well as design and produce marketing materials for key activities on the estate.

    This 12 month role may lead to further employment opportunities with Storas Uibhist subject to project milestones being met.

  • Closing date 18/12/2016

  • Apply through the ScotGrad website.

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