Does your extensive experience of web publishing include using content management systems and producing high quality content for a variety of fast-paced projects? Then join Shelter Scotland in the brand new role of Web Content Editor and you could soon be making the most of your skills at the heart of our Digital team.
A home is a fundamental human need, as essential as education or healthcare. Yet millions of people across Britain struggle on a daily basis with homelessness, bad housing conditions, soaring rents, discrimination and the threat of eviction. So, we are striving for change, with individuals, in communities, across society, and leading the way to a safe home. We need ambitious, best-in-class individuals who are passionate about our cause to join us at this exciting time. This is your chance to play a part in the fundamental change we are striving to achieve.
At Shelter we are united by our purpose to defend the right to a safe home. Our enemy is the social injustice at the core of the escalating housing emergency. We believe that to win that fight, we must be representative of the people we are here to help and those who support our movement for change. In all our people decisions, we take pride in being inclusive, fair, equitable and transparent.
We have committed to combat racism both within and outside Shelter and welcome you on our journey to becoming a truly anti-racist organisation.
About the team
Part of a busy Communications and Policy department, our Digital team is responsible for all of Shelter Scotland’s digital output, including producing content for Get Advice, which provides help and advice to over 900,000 people in Scotland each year. Join us and, as part of a dedicated cross-functional team, you’ll work closely with user experience, development, communications and content colleagues to ensure our web presence is user-centred and accessible and has a consistent style and tone.
About the role
As well as being responsible for staying on top of our brand content, you’ll work with internal content owners to improve and manage content on our non-advice pages - especially those where visitors start their journey with us. We’ll also rely on you to regularly check and track content for accuracy, as well as edit, proofread and suggest improvements to written content when required. Helping us to move to a devolved publishing model for web content in Scotland will be an important aspect of the role too. And, when it comes to managing our publishers, administering user access for our content management system, fixing broken page layouts or advising on content design, again, we’ll count on you.
Passionate about delivering a high-quality and continuously improving online experience, it goes without saying that you have excellent editorial skills, impeccable attention to detail and a proven track record in a similar type of role. You’ll also need a good understanding of agile practice, plus experience of working with a range of digital professionals, including UX specialists, developers, and product managers. The ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and stakeholders and provide and receive constructive feedback and criticism is essential too, in a role that will help us empower private renters, demand more social homes are built, and be there for anyone fighting housing injustice.
We offer a wide range of benefits, including 30 days of annual leave, enhanced family friendly policies, pension and interest free travel loans. Our employees also have access to a tenancy deposit loan, payroll giving, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.
Shelter Scotland helps over half a million people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help.
Disability Equality Scotland are looking for an Easy Read Trainer to create an Easy Read training course and to deliver this as part of our Easy Read Service. This post will develop an Easy Read training package. The role will contribute to the promotion and marketing of our Easy Read service and assist with developing the content of a new website aimed at promoting Easy Read.
This post should have a high level of responsibility for designing, delivering, evaluating and reporting.
As a membership organisation for disabled people and disability organisations, it is important we can communicate clearly to everyone and encourage others to do this too.
Disability Equality Scotland is committed to ensuring that all its information, products and services are as accessible as possible to everyone.
This is an exciting opportunity to fill a significant new role with Community Enterprise, a leading social enterprise and community development consultancy and support provider. We provide support to third sector groups across Scotland and beyond and work with communities to build and sustain projects for the benefit of local people.
We are a social enterprise ourselves. 100% of our profits are re-invested in supporting the further growth and development of voluntary and community organisations.
Over the years we have built a team of people with the range of skills that the third sector needs to survive and thrive, from funding to asset development, marketing to finance, governance to branding. Digital skills have become increasing relevant and the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated that need so that it is not vital. We don’t have those skills on the team.
At a time of change, we have created this new post so that we have the skills and knowledge to support the Scottish third sector to use digital systems to improve their work and become more efficient, sustainable and effective.
We are looking for someone with broad digital knowledge and a curiosity to find out about, and spread the work about, all things digital.
We are looking for someone with a strong work ethic and an understanding of the third sector.
We envisaged this as a part time post that would grow as demand grows but would welcome applications from those who would prefer full time.
ACE IT Scotland exists to advance the knowledge and connectivity of over-50s in Edinburgh.
Through IT coaching and empowerment, we aim to improve the wellbeing, independence and active involvement of older people as citizens.
We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic warm and caring person to develop and administer our existing Moose in the Hoose project for older people. These sessions are based within Edinburgh care homes and are aimed at those who wish to improve their knowledge of digital equipment and online resources. The coaching itself is delivered by our great team of volunteers who will be guided and supported by you. With Covid restrictions easing, we are now working closely with each care home in planning the reopening of this service over the coming months. You will be a key part in helping restart the service.
You should have good knowledge of modern digital equipment and internet services along with an interest in older people. This role will involve the day-to-day scheduling, delivery, monitoring and reporting of Moose in the Hoose sessions. This requires a well-organised person who can coordinate the availability of our Moose in the Hoose volunteers with the requirements of our learners to ensure a smooth, well run service.
As Outreach Worker you will be visiting care homes around Edinburgh each week to help deliver our Moose in the Hoose activities. As such you will need to be able to travel around Edinburgh.
We also perform various other types of outreach work in the community from scam workshops to our Work Wise Women employability courses. These take place throughout the year. You will help support these services along with other members of the team.
With our dedicated and enthusiastic team of volunteers and employees having worked from home for the past year, we will be shortly looking to get back to in-person delivery, so this is a great time to join Edinburgh’s longest serving IT charity for older people.