Digital Marketing and Business Support Executive

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd February 2023

  • Advertised from 19th January 2023
  • 35 hours per week, Fixed Term Contract to 31st March 2024


Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) plays a key part in the delivery of the Young Person’s Guarantee.

We are employer led and it’s our priority to make it easier for employers to connect with young people in schools and colleges across Scotland.

It’s a team effort to support young people to prepare for the world of work. Through DYW, employers can provide inspirational opportunities for young people to help them understand and develop the skills they need to succeed.

We are looking for a Digital Marketing and Business Support executive to support our employer led team and programme of work of nationally.

The role will begin as soon as possible and be funded until March 31st 2024.

Please see full details of the role and requirements in the downloadable Job Description.

The DYW National Projects Team leads on four key workstreams to maximise efficiency across the DYW network and support a pragmatic approach to national delivery. These workstreams include Digital Development, Data and Reporting, DYW Brand Management and National Programmes and Initiatives.

The Digital Marketing and Business Support Executive will play a key role in the Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) National Projects Team.

The role requires well-developed IT abilities with specific experience of design, web publishing, and social media packages. A creative spark and flair for design is essential.

The Business Support aspect of the role involves supporting DYW national events and training, this could be virtual and face to face; business support for national programme delivery and working on digital tools we use to manage data and our activities.

The role involves internal and external collaboration with colleagues in the team and nationally across 20 DYW Regional groups, along with funders, partners, employers, educators and parents/carers.

Digital Marketing and communication in the role involves, yet is not limited to, social media, production of blogs, articles, web content and wider marketing materials. The role will involve supporting the creation and delivery of campaigns, writing and managing social media posts and activity and digital design for marketing and communications. Responsibility for supporting the national DYW website updates and development is also fundamental to the role. You will work with colleagues from several teams, external stakeholders and the DYW network.

The role would suit someone who enjoys planning and organising and writing and using social media and technology to connect with people. It is a busy, creative role and you will need to be pro-active about keeping in touch with the DYW activities.

The post will be within the DYW National Projects team, which is an outward facing team, working on the delivery of the objectives set within this policy area. We report to an employer led governance structure and are based at the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce.

Application notes

How to Apply:

Read the full Job Description

Application by email to with CV and Cover Letter by 12 NOON Thursday 2nd February.