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Digital Project Manager – Apps (Maternity Cover)

  • Part time
  • £26,000 – £28,499 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th October 2020

  • Advertised from 1st October 2020
  • Salary: Grade 4 (£26,000 - £28,499) pro rata. Status: Part time (21 hours / week) Fixed Term Contract – Maternity Cover 9-12 Months duration


Scottish Book Trust is a national charity changing lives through reading and writing. We champion the benefits of reading and writing for pleasure and work for a Scotland where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive through literacy.

Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? We’re looking for someone passionate about digital to manage our mobile apps and deliver new features to support our work.

Scottish Book Trust currently has two mobile apps: Bookbug and Bookzilla.

Each app is linked to a specific programme team and the Digital Project Manager will work closely with each team to understand requirements and manage development with our external app agency.

The post sits within the Marketing team, reporting to the Digital Manager with regular catch-ups with the Early Years and Schools Communities teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Defining, prioritising and managing the development of new features and content for the apps
  • Establishing and managing ongoing maintenance processes for app development and content
  • Managing the project plan and budgets
  • Managing the app development agency including writing briefs
  • Planning and collaborating with user groups, partner organisations and internal teams for testing, feedback, consultation and evaluation
  • Analysing app data and providing detailed quarterly reports
  • Liaising with our internal Digital Development Group to ensure cohesion with wider digital developments across the organisation
  • Working with the Marketing team to effectively promote the apps at key stages

Application notes

To apply go to:

The closing date and time is Monday 19 October 2020 at 9am.

Please note that interviews are planned for 28th October 2020.