We're hiring: Website and Content Officer

Based: Edinburgh or Glasgow

Closes: 12th September 2022

About CodeClan

CodeClan is a digital skills academy that provides adults with the training needed to launch new careers in software and data. We’re currently recruiting for a creative, organised and passionate individual to play a key role on our Marketing Team.

Technology is the world’s fastest growing market, and Scotland is determined to be at the forefront of innovation and growth. We have campuses in Edinburgh and Glasgow along with remote virtual learning. This is a great opportunity for someone to be on the growth journey with the rest of the team for 2022 and beyond.

The role

Our website is an extremely important part of our organisation and is often our customers’ first real experience of CodeClan. As a growing business in the technology and education sector, we’re looking for someone who can empathise with our online users and help us stand out digitally.

Working with various CodeClan departments, you’ll conduct research, produce content and ensure that everything we do and say online matches the quality of our campus experience.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure website & collateral are up-to-date in terms of design, brand, product information and offerings
  • Conduct research and deliver content and site changes that supports CodeClan’s SEO strategy
  • Champion accessibility across our digital channels, with a focus on the website
  • Build new web pages when required for courses, case studies, campaigns and other offerings
  • Reporting on website performance metrics such as traffic, conversions etc.
  • Conduct user testing and implement relevant design changes
  • Write compelling and accurate copy for web pages and blogs
  • Liaise with external developers to ensure optimal performance and delivery of new features
  • Conduct a annual website content audit
  • Create and update presentations where required
  • Create and update pdf downloads and brochures

Essential Criteria

  • At least one year’s experience in website content creation, SEO, design or UX
  • Experience using a CMS system
  • A growth mindset and a willingness to learn
  • Empathy and a passion for users and accessibility
  • Basic understand of SEO and standard SEO tactics
  • Ability to write website copy
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise
  • Good attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Able to thrive in a team environment

Desirable criteria

  • Knowledge of WordPress and Elementor
  • Proven track record of creativity and innovation
  • Basic knowledge of HTML & CSS
  • Adobe Creative Suite or alternative design package

What we can offer

  • Competitive salary
  • 5% company pension
  • 35 days holiday every year (includes a mandated festive closure and an extra day’s holiday for your birthday)
  • Training opportunities including short courses and access to online training materials
  • Supportive environment for growth including opportunities to attend conferences
  • Medicash Plan: A way of claiming back some of your personal medical and alternative therapy expenses e.g. dental and eye care
  • Dedicated employee assistance: such as counselling sessions and discount vouchers
    Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Life Assurance

How to apply

To apply for the role please send a cover letter and up-to-date CV to jobs@codeclan.com. Closing date: 12th September 2022

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