Website and Digital Officer
£21,500 per annum
Fixed term contract to August 2024
(including option for some home working)
This is a unique opportunity to use your experience of managing websites and using content management systems to improve the lives of young people. For over 20 years The Youth Sport Trust has been doing just that by using the power of sport. We create, develop and deliver programmes and initiatives that improve health, attendance, academic achievement and raise whole-school standards, equipping all young people with skills for life. In 2021 we were ranked one of the best places to work in the UK by the Sunday Times Best Mid-Sized Companies to Work For.
As Website and Digital Officer, you will help manage our websites and digital platforms This will include helping with the day-to-day running and ongoing development of our School Games website, including the user portal. This will involve working as the lead contact with our web agency to ensure that the structure and content fits organisational needs and engages website users. You will also oversee a digital marketing and social media plan for the School Games to engage with new and existing users, such as young people, schools, School Games Organisers, School Games County Alliances and National Governing Bodies of Sport. You will help produce website analytics for internal and external stakeholders too.
For this role you must have experience of managing websites and using content management systems. You will be used to co-ordinating digital and multimedia work with external web and design agencies as well as applying and policing house style and corporate identity online. With a good understanding of data management and digital technologies, you will also be familiar with producing content and managing digital assets. An excellent communicator, you will possess good interpersonal skills, an eye for detail and the ability to prioritise your workload too.
Experience of using software packages, such as Photoshop and In Design would be an advantage.
In return you will get to join a dynamic and energetic charity passionate about improving young people’s lives where all staff are given the opportunity to engage in the leadership and direction of the organisation. Our values of trust, responsibility, integrity and partnership working underpin everything we do, and we pride ourselves on a work culture which fosters innovation, creativity and personal passion. Benefits include generous annual leave entitlement, health cash plan, employee assistance programme and volunteering days.
If you have the skills to support our work and share our passionate belief in the benefits of sport for young people, we would like to hear from you. Please go to our jobs page via the link and complete an online application.
The Youth Sport Trust believes that diversity drives excellence and that representation is important. The Youth Sport Trust therefore positively welcomes and seeks to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment. We encourage applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or nationality.
Closing date: 10am on 20 September 2021
Interview date: 28 September 2021
Registered charity number: 1086915