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Digital Content Assistant

  • Full time
  • £17,914 – £19,620
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th December 2019

  • Advertised from 27th November 2019
  • DCA01


Young Scot is the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26 year old’s in Scotland. We provide young people with information, ideas and opportunities to help them make informed decisions and choices, helping them to navigate the challenges they face as they grow up, particularly during times of transition.

Young people are at the heart of everything we do, taking a lead role in designing and shaping our services. We are collaborative in our approach, working with cross-sector partners who share our values and belief in young people. This joined-up approach ensures we deliver the best value, including targeted and bespoke services where appropriate, whilst meeting the needs of the young people we serve.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit

Our digital information and membership platform for young people is at

About this opportunity

The Digital Content Assistant will support the Digital Content Editor to enhance Young Scot’s digital information and social media services through the development of digital and social media information content. Your work will help to ensure that young people across Scotland have access to the best, accurate, most relevant and timely information they need to make informed decisions and fulfil their potential.

You will work alongside colleagues in the digital information team and together will optimise content for a range of social media channels, including, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, TikTok and Facebook.

Application notes

The closing date for applications is strictly 10th December at 12 noon.

Interviews will take place on 18th December 2019 at our offices in Edinburgh and will be competency based.

Further details and the application materials are available from our website at or via email at: or telephone 0131 313 2488.

Please note that we only accept applications made using our standard application form, CVs will not be considered.

Should you have any specific questions regarding the role, please email Hilary Ramsay, Finance & Director - or call on 0131 313 2488.

Young Scot is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion - we welcome and encourage applications from everyone. No employment agencies or businesses please.

Young Scot Enterprise (known as Young Scot) is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in Scotland, No 202687 and is a registered Scottish Charity, No SC029757. Registered Office: Rosebery House, 9 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5EZ.