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Digital Project Manager – Apps (6-9 month maternity cover)

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

Thank you for your interest in joining our team. Scottish Book Trust is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

If you have any queries, please contact recruitment@scottishbooktrust.com.

Job title: Digital Project Manager – Apps

Contract type: Part time, maternity cover (6-9 months)

Salary: Grade 4 ( (£26,000 - £28,499) pro rata

Closing date: Monday 12 April at 12 noon

Interview date: Friday 16 April / Monday 19 April

Job Summary

This post is responsible for the ongoing development and maintenance of Scottish Book Trust’s mobile apps. This is an exciting opportunity to take the lead on our apps and deliver new requirements and features to support our programmes.

Scottish Book Trust currently has two apps:

Each app is linked to a specific programme team and the postholder will be required to work closely with each team to gather requirements and feedback, oversee app content delivery and provide regular updates and analytics data.

The post reports into the Digital Manager with regular catch-ups with the Early Years and Schools Communities teams.

Key Responsibilities

Knowledge, skills and experience

Due to current government guidelines, the Digital Projects Manager will be working from home until further notice. Once normal interaction is resumed, the job holder will be based at Scottish Book Trust’s offices in central Edinburgh, however the post-holder must be prepared to travel occasionally for work-related duties.

Appointment to the post will be conditional upon securing satisfactory Basic Disclosure from Disclosure Scotland.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete our application form and equal opportunity form (see below for downloads). Only applications submitted using our forms will be accepted.

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