Youthlink Scotland
Youthlink Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC003923

YouthLink Scotland is the national agency for youth work. It is a membership organisation championing the role and value of the youth work sector, challenging government at national and local level to invest in the development of the sector.


Current vacancies

Digital Content Officer

  • Part time
  • £23,303 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh and home based
  • Closing 31st October 2021

YouthLink Scotland has an exciting opportunity for a part-time Digital Content Officer to join the Communications and Public Affairs team.

This post would suit an outgoing and confident individual with excellent communication and organisational skills. The candidate will be great at building effective relationships with people at all levels, both within our YouthLink Scotland member organisations, and with external stakeholders.

The position is all about creating exciting digital content for our online platforms, meeting the creative multimedia and graphic design needs of YouthLink Scotland and its national programmes.

The role will support the wider organisation to distil key stories from our work and research, creating content and promoting our strategic organisational objectives, with a focus on strong storytelling and social media.

We are seeking someone with extensive experience of developing and delivering engaging social media content and communications, who also has a great creative design flair.

This is a fixed-term post for one year. The starting salary is £23,303(pro rata). The company offers a 9.5% non-contributory pension scheme. The post will be part home-based and part-based at the YouthLink Scotland offices in Edinburgh. This is a part-time position working 21 hours a week. By its nature, the post will sometimes require work to be undertaken during evenings and weekends. Annual holiday entitlement is 25 days plus 12 public holidays (pro rata) YouthLink Scotland is an equal opportunities employer.

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Cop26 Development Officer - Training Officer

  • Full time or Part time or Flexible
  • £28,890
  • Remote/Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th July 2021

YouthLink Scotland is looking to appoint a Training Officer post to support and develop our youth work sector training offer in the lead up to, and beyond, the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in November 2021. This post is funded by Scottish Government as part of the COP26 Scottish Youth Climate Programme.

This new post would suit an outgoing and confident individual with excellent communication and organisational skills. The candidate will be great at building effective relationships with people at all levels, both within our YouthLink Scotland member organisations, and with external stakeholders.

We are seeking someone with extensive experience of developing and delivering engaging training packages as well as the ability to tailor training and resources to needs of the youth work sector in Scotland. The candidate should have a solid understanding of climate change related topics and the ability to communicate climate change issues with a diverse audience.

This is a fixed term post for one year. The starting salary is £28,890. The company offers a 9.5% non-contributory pension scheme. The post will be part home-based and part based at the YouthLink Scotland offices in Edinburgh. The normal working week is 35 hours but we are open to consideration of part-time and/or flexible working patterns for the right candidate. By its nature, the post will sometimes require work to be undertaken during evenings and weekends. Annual holiday entitlement is 25 days plus 12 public holidays. YouthLink Scotland is an equal opportunities employer.

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Cop 26 - Development Officer – Project Co-ordinator

  • Full time or Part time or Flexible
  • £31,708
  • Remote/Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th July 2021

YouthLink Scotland is looking to appoint a Development Officer post to take responsibility for the project co-ordination of the COP26 Scottish Youth Climate Programme in the lead up to, and beyond, the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in November 2021. This role will help to build climate awareness and literacy within the youth work sector in Scotland and is funded by Scottish Government as part of the COP26 Scottish Youth Climate Programme.

This new post would suit a self-driven, natural collaborator with excellent organisation skills and the ability to co-ordinate a national project involving multiple partners and stakeholders. The candidate will be great at building effective relationships with people at all levels, both within our YouthLink Scotland member organisations, and with external stakeholders.

We are seeking someone who has an understanding of the youth work sector in Scotland and the role of young people and youth workers in tackling the climate crisis. The candidate should be an excellent communicator, with proficient skills and knowledge using online project management tools and have experience of using creative approaches to demonstrate the impact of projects to a diverse range of audiences.

This is a fixed term post for one year. The starting salary is £31,708. The company offers a 9.5% non-contributory pension scheme. The post will be part home-based and part based at the YouthLink Scotland offices in Edinburgh. The normal working week is 35 hours but we are open to consideration of part-time and/or flexible working patterns for the right candidate. By its nature, the post will sometimes require work to be undertaken during evenings and weekends. Annual holiday entitlement is 25 days plus 12 public holidays. YouthLink Scotland is an equal opportunities employer.

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