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Vacancy: Head of Digital

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Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? Do you have a high degree of technical knowledge and an excellent understanding of digital development, channels and platforms?

Job title: Head of Digital

Contract: Permanent (35 hours per week)

Salary: Grade 6, £37,000–£48,500

Closing date: Tuesday 28 November, 12noon

Location: Flexible hybrid working between home and our Edinburgh City Centre office


About the role

This is an excellent opportunity for you to support Scottish Book Trust as our Head of Digital, reporting to the Director of Marketing.

The Head of Digital reports into the Director of Marketing & Communications and supports the Senior Management Team by leading the development and delivery of Scottish Book Trust’s digital strategy and roadmap. The post is responsible for Scottish Book Trust’s websites, apps and other digital products, and oversees digital channels and other activities to support our programmes. You will also work closely with the Operations team supporting areas including software implementation.

You will have a high degree of technical knowledge and an excellent understanding of digital development, channels and platforms. The role ensures digital activity across the organisation is consistent, accessible and in line with agreed standards and processes. You will work with teams across the organisation, helping staff to identify, scope and deliver digital projects to ensure the continued impact of Scottish Book Trust’s programmes and activities.

The Digital team sits within our Marketing department, and you will work closely with other team members including the CRM Manager and Head of Social and Digital Marketing. You will line manage the Digital team consisting of Digital Officer, Website Manager and Digital Project Manager.

Key responsibilities

Digital leadership

Digital projects and channels

People and resource management

We are looking for people who have:

We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all the requirements. If you want to discuss the role prior to applying, please email recruitment@scottishbooktrust.com(this link will open in a new window).We will work with the successful candidate to put a development plan in place to ensure training needs are met. Appointment to the post is conditional on securing basic clearance from Disclosure Scotland.