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The following vacancy has now closed:

Website Coordinator


The following vacancy is now closed:

Website Coordinator

Salary: Grade 3 (£21,000 - £24,999)

Reports to: Website Manager

Minimum 9 months with possible extension to 12 months


Job Summary

As part of the Marketing and Communications team, the Website Co-ordinator supports the Website Manager in the management and delivery of Scottish Book Trust’s websites and works in collaboration with all programme teams across the charity.

The role comprises two main elements: supporting the introduction of a new website for Scottish Book Trust, co-ordinating elements of the development projects, liaising with internal and external stakeholders, and providing testing and feedback for the new system. The other element of the role focuses on managing and support our existing websites, editing and managing content updates in conjunction with the Website Editor.

Key responsibilities

New website delivery (approx. 70%)

  • Under the supervision of the Website Manager, the postholder will liaise with contractors on website design and delivery, co-ordinating much of the day to day management of the project 
  • Manage content audit and work with the Website Editor to plan content strategies for new website based on findings
  • Co-ordinating management and transfer of content for website, including articles, images, audio and video, sourcing from programme teams and external sources as required
  • Work with relevant Marketing colleagues to support the SEO of the new website, to mitigate the effects of moving to a new platform
  • Perform acceptance testing for the website, providing detailed feedback to external providers
  • Create user guides and technical documentation for SBT staff 
  • Input into status reports to monitor project progress

Managing and supporting existing websites (approx. 30%)

  • Proof, edit, refine and publish content, including blogs, ensuring accuracy and appropriateness
  • Provide day-to-day website support for staff, referring more complex items to the external support provider as appropriate
  • Manage website changes in conjunction with the external support provider, including gathering requirements, writing basic briefs and acceptance testing

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Experience of project management, ideally in a fast-paced digital environment
  • Experience of working on website redevelopment projects
  • Experience of acceptance testing and offering feedback on website development
  • Understanding of website design and development
  • Experience of managing and editing content for websites
  • Experience of requirements gathering in digital projects
  • Experience of developing technical briefs for suppliers
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail 
  • Experience of using Photoshop or similar picture editing software

Person Specification

  • Must be able to work independently and use own initiative
  • Highly organised with the ability to plan and manage changing priorities and drive through completion of tasks to agreed timelines 
  • Approachable with a commitment to delivering excellent support to internal and external users 
  • Work well within a small team to deliver shared priorities and goals
  • Ability to collaborate with diverse organisational teams to manage competing priorities and staff expectations 
  • Personal resilience and enthusiasm for achieving the charity’s objectives

The post is based at Scottish Book Trust’s offices in Edinburgh.

Appointment will be conditional on securing basic clearance from Disclosure Scotland


Deadline for Applications

Monday 4 December, 9 am

Interviews will be held on 12 December


How to Apply

Please complete a Scottish Book Trust application form and equal opportunity form and return to