Area: Edinburgh
Deadline: Friday 14 February 2020, 5pm

For the role of Voluntary Arts Scotland Digital Officer, we are looking for a creative professional who has the skills, experience and approach to produce and edit high-quality digital content, including audio, video and graphic design.

As the national strategic development agency for all creative, cultural activity, everything we do at Voluntary Arts is about communicating stories, stories to policy-makers about the well-being benefits of active participation, stories that inspire new participants to try a creative activity at the Get Creative Festival each May and stories that celebrate innovation and imagination at our annual Epic Awards.

The Voluntary Arts Scotland Digital Officer will work across our different projects and campaigns in Scotland with a mix of desk-based work from our office at Custom Lane, Leith and on fieldwork assignments collecting stories.

The post holder will report to the Voluntary Arts Scotland Director but also work closely with the Voluntary Arts Communications and Partnerships Director (UK and Republic of Ireland) providing support to the Voluntary Arts website administration and other cross-national communications work.

The main conditions of employment are as follows:

Salary: £10,102 (based on £25,256 per annum pro rata)
Location: Based within the Voluntary Arts Scotland Office, Leith, Edinburgh.
Hours: 15 hours per week. Hours can be flexible to take account of personal circumstances. There might be occasional evening and weekend work for which time off in lieu will be given.
Period: This is a fixed-term post from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2022.
Notice: 4 weeks’ notice is required following probation and will be given, increasing to 8 weeks after two years’ service, and thereafter by one week per year to a maximum of 13 weeks.
Holidays: All statutory holidays applicable at the place of work plus 20 working days annual leave (pro rata) After two years continuous service, annual leave will increase to 25 days or 5 weeks. Entitlement will increase thereafter at one day per year to a maximum of 30 days or 6 weeks.
Sick leave: Statutory sickness benefits apply.

If you would like to apply for the role, please download the job pack and complete the application form, returning it to [email protected] by 5pm, Friday 14 February 2020.

We will not discriminate in shortlisting or interviewing on the grounds of your race, colour, ethnic or national origins, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religious beliefs. To help us monitor our performance we ask you to fill in a confidential monitoring form which will not be seen by the panel involved in the recruitment process. The application procedure asks you to tell us only about those things that will help us decide whether you have the skills and abilities for the job.

For an informal, confidential discussion about the post please contact Jemma Neville, Voluntary Arts Scotland Director via email [email protected]