Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? We’re looking for someone passionate about digital to support the ongoing development of our websites and other online activity.
Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that believes books, reading and writing have the power to change lives. A love of reading inspires creativity, improves employment opportunities, mental health and wellbeing and is one of the most effective ways to help break the poverty cycle. We work towards a Scotland where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive through literacy.
The Website Manager sits within the Digital team and is responsible for the development and maintenance of Scottish Book Trust’s websites. The post leads on the design, development, delivery and measurement of website projects.
The role combines project management with a high degree of technical and specialist knowledge and oversees the web elements of the organisation’s digital roadmap.
The Digital team sits within Marketing and this post works with all teams across the organisation, delivering web requirements to ensure the continued impact of Scottish Book Trust’s programmes and activities.
Join an exciting and dynamic team at the Institute for Inspiring Children’s Futures, and help drive its successful real-world impact in this next phase of our work. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of an initiative that is steering improvements that impact on children and families’ lives in Scotland and across the world.
We are looking for a capable and experienced Project Manager to support our drive forward, and help grow our partnerships across a range of sectors and disciplines, across the University and around the world, to make a real impact for and with children. Suitable candidates will thrive in a leadership role within a fast-paced and mission-driven environment.
This post is initially and primarily associated with the Serving the Future partnership project, with the expectation that further opportunities are soon to arise related to other major projects.
The post holder will report to the Executive Director in the first instance, and the staff structure will develop further as we make further appointments.
About the Serving the Future project
The role will be part of team of researchers, facilitators, employers and national policy-makers working with collaboratively with business and utilising evidence and innovation to build create change. It is part of the new Serving the Future project, a partnership between with The Fraser of Allander Institute, the Institute for Inspiring Children’s Future at Strathclyde University, and the Poverty Alliance.
Serving the Future is a 3-year project that will work with employers and related public services, as well as people in poverty, to identify and implement meaningful change to reduce the risk of in-work poverty, and in turn, reduce the numbers of children living in poverty. It will be informed by a research programme working with people with experience of in-work poverty.
About Institute for Inspiring Children’s Futures
The University of Strathclyde’s IICF is an international research and policy implementation group with a collective vision of ensuring that children and young people have what they need to reach their full potential, particularly those who experience adversity.
Now with sustained University commitment, we are growing our staff team, building on our global engagement work and strengthening our multi-disciplinary links across the University, to bring greater impact for children and their families.
Please note this is a fixed term role with an expected initial duration of 24 months
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences