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.
This is a full time, permanent post working within YouthLink Scotland’s Communications and Public Affairs Team. The key purpose is to develop the company’s diverse range of digital communication channels and projects.
We are looking for a Senior Digital and Communications Officer with a mix of experience in communications, digital development, media and ICT to support and enhance our digital footprint and overall communications offer. You will be creative and enthusiastic and able to manage and deliver work, working collaboratively with colleagues on different national projects, advising and providing content through our communications channels.
The post-holder will be responsible for creating and implementing a digital and communication’s strategy and plan to support cross-organisational priorities. They will contribute to the operational management of all digital projects and communication channels including: websites, content management systems, social media channels - ensuring quality of content, brand and messaging. They will lead on the organisations Digital Evolution Strategy to embed digital across the organisation and make the most of new technologies to support business needs and goals. They will line manage a Design and Multimedia Officer.
This will involve providing the technical knowledge and support to enable YouthLink Scotland to sustain and improve upon its current digital and communications offer.
A Job Description and Person Specification is available for download below.
YouthLink Scotland is looking to appoint a part-time temporary Development Officer to work on our Action on Sectarianism Project. The successful applicant would sustain and improve the Action on Sectarianism (AoS) website project through stakeholder participation and content management.
The candidate should be able to effectively engage with stakeholders to provide new content through stakeholder engagement with delivery partner’s, local organisations and communities. The candidate should be able to convert non-digital content and resources from stakeholders into web-enabled and interactive formats. They should be able to support the AOP Senior Development Officer to market and grow usage of the AoS Website though communication channels such as social media, the AoS Newsletter and industry publications.
The candidate should also be able to monitor and identify the emerging needs of the Scottish Government’s AoS funded projects and provide training and client support as the AoS website develops.
This is a fixed term post for one year. The starting salary is £28,136 (pro rata). The company offers a 9.5% non-contributory pension scheme. The post will be based at the YouthLink Scotland offices in Edinburgh. The normal working week is 14 hours. 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. Secondment applications for this post will be considered. Individuals carrying out regulated work with children will be asked to become member of the PVG Scheme.