Young Scot
Young Scot

Charity registered in Scotland SC029757

We are the national youth information and citizenship agency. Our mission is to provide young people aged 11 - 25 with relevant, trusted and meaningful information and opportunities to help them make the most of their lives. We have over half a million Young Scot cardholders and communicate with our audience through a variety of dynamic channels – digital platforms, social media, marketing collateral, magazines and youth engagement.

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Top job! Management Accountant

  • Part time
  • £37,947 – £41,225 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid)
  • Closing 8th April 2024

We are looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of skills and experience to join Young Scot – the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. We provide information, ideas and opportunities for young people, helping them to make informed decisions and choices, connecting them to opportunities locally, nationally and globally and empowering them to create and drive positive change.

Our Management Accountant will work closely with the Chief Executive, Senior Leadership Team and Board of trustees and will be responsible for managing key financial functions and ensuring the financial stability of the organisation. You will have strong background, knowledge, and experience in similar roles and have relevant recognised accountancy qualification. This role is an exciting chance to create a significant difference by overseeing the essential financial functions of a charity committed to supporting young people to thrive.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Digital Information and Social Media Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,582 – £31,567
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid)
  • Closing 10th April 2024

We are looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of skills and experience to join Young Scot – the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. We provide information, ideas and opportunities for young people, helping them to make informed decisions and choices, connecting them to opportunities locally, nationally and globally and empowering them to create and drive positive change.

Our new Digital Information & Social Media Officer will support the Digital Information & Social Media Manager alongside the digital information team to develop digital information and social media content for our audiences. You will work directly with young people and content creators to develop user-generated content for our campaigns – and will ensure our website and social channels are at the forefront of innovation. Your work will to ensure that young people from all communities and backgrounds in Scotland access the highest-quality, most relevant and timely information they need to thrive and make the most of their lives as they grow up.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Digital Information & Social Media Manager

  • Full time
  • £37,947 – £41,225
  • Hybrid working from home and in-office (Caledonian Exchange, 19A Canning Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EG)
  • Closing 5th February 2024

Our Digital and Information Manager ensures we produce and share exceptional quality-assured information for young people on the topics that matter most to them. In addition, they manage the delivery and development of our digital portfolio – including our social media channels, website(s) and apps – ensuring we build relationships with young people inside the digital spaces they spend their time in.

Your work helps to ensure that young people from all communities and backgrounds in Scotland have access to quality-assured information that will help them to thrive and make the most of their lives as they grow up.

What you’ll be doing from day-to-day

  • Designing and delivering our new youth information and social media communications strategy – ensuring it fully meets the current information needs of young people in Scotland and responds to trends they’re engaging with.
  • Managing and developing our social media platforms – including maximising the potential of our commercial information campaigns with partners (focusing on campaign optimisation, digital marketing and paid search).
  • Managing the development and delivery of our website(s) and social media platforms and using emerging and innovative digital technologies and communications approaches to better connect with young people.
  • Managing our information quality assurance processes and ensuring our compliance with the European Youth Information Charter.
  • Any other duties as requested by the Senior Leadership Team.

A great candidate will have a mix of these skills and experiences:

  • Good knowledge and understanding of working in digital communications or social media environments and maximising the potential of commercial communications campaigns with partners.
  • Excellent project management knowledge, with a demonstrated track record of successfully planning, achieving and exceeding campaign goals for partners and clients.
  • Customer service orientation and knowledge of working in a client-facing capacity.
  • Experience in leading, mentoring and inspiring talented social media or communications teams and building capacity in team members to achieve their potential, innovate and perform to the highest standard.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and analytical skills, with the ability to work effectively with a diverse range of individuals, partners and organisations.
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Project Assistant

  • Full time
  • £22,669 – £24,789
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th September 2023

We are looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of skills and experience to join Young Scot – the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. We provide information, ideas and opportunities for young people, helping them to make informed decisions and choices, connecting them to opportunities locally, nationally and globally and empowering them to create and drive positive change.

Our Project Assistant will support the administration, promotion and delivery of Young Scot Rewards, discounts and our Young Scot Membership services. You will also be responsible for responding to phone, email, and social media enquiries. Your work will support us to maintain our relationships with various partners, who are engaging young people at the heart of their work. You will be based in our ‘Be Connected’ team, but this may change depending upon the resourcing needs of the organisation.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Participation and Engagement Manager – Maternity Cover

  • Full time
  • £37,947 – £41,225
  • Hybrid working from home and in office (Caledonian Exchange 19a Canning Street Edinburgh EH3 8EG)
  • Closing 17th April 2023

We support young people to thrive and make the most of their lives as they grow up. We do this by providing universal services for young people, combined with targeted and bespoke support to address stigma, inequalities, and inaccessibility. Supporting young people to thrive is a powerful way to provide reassurance in times of challenge, help build confidence and resilience, and to have fun!

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Participation and Engagement Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,582 – £31,567
  • Hybrid working from home and in office (Caledonian Exchange 19a Canning Street Edinburgh EH3 8EG)
  • Closing 17th April 2023

We support young people to thrive and make the most of their lives as they grow up. We do this by providing universal services for young people, combined with targeted and bespoke support to address stigma, inequalities, and inaccessibility. Supporting young people to thrive is a powerful way to provide reassurance in times of challenge, help build confidence and resilience, and to have fun!

Our Participation and Engagement Officer will support the planning and delivery of our participation and engagement activity. You will work closely with various partners who are engaging young people at the heart of their work. This will ensure that young people across Scotland can access a range of opportunities and training.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Data and Insights Assistant

  • Full time
  • £22,669 – £24,789
  • Hybrid working from home and in office (Caledonian Exchange 19a Canning Street Edinburgh EH3 8EG)
  • Closing 17th April 2023

We support young people to thrive and make the most of their lives as they grow up. We do this by providing universal services for young people, combined with targeted and bespoke support to address stigma, inequalities, and inaccessibility. Supporting young people to thrive is a powerful way to provide reassurance in times of challenge, help build confidence and resilience, and to have fun!

Our Data and Insight Assistant will support our Data and Insights Manager to deliver the Young Scot data and insight service. You will identify and collect relevant data to support all Directorates in Young Scot. You will support the production of data reports and the use of data dashboards This will allow us to develop more relevant and responsive services for young people across Scotland.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Digital Information & Social Media Manager (Maternity Cover)

  • Full time
  • £36,140 – £39,261
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th November 2022

We support young people to thrive and make the most of their lives as they grow up. We do this by providing universal services for young people, combined with targeted and bespoke support to address stigma, inequalities, and inaccessibility. Supporting young people to thrive is a powerful way to provide reassurance in times of challenge, help build confidence and resilience, and to have fun!

Our Digital Information & Social Media Manager will play a pivotal role at Young Scot – by ensuring we produce exciting quality-assured information tailored specifically for young people – and share this innovatively with young people in the digital spaces they spend their time in.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Partnerships Officer (fixed term contract)

  • Full time
  • £27,221 – £30,064
  • Blended working from home and in Edinburgh office
  • Closing 3rd October 2022

Our Partnerships Officer will play a key role in developing the free benefits and services that young people receive using their Young Scot National Entitlement Cards (Young Scot NEC), namely in-person and online discounts and our exciting Rewards opportunities.

What you’ll be doing from day-to-day

  • Negotiating local and national in-person and online discounts, and Rewards opportunities with partners.
  • Managing relationships with new and existing partners to maintain and enhance their offer to young people.
  • Creating digital information and social media content to promote in-person and online discounts and Rewards.
  • Working with colleagues to gather insight on young people’s needs and experiences and using this insight to develop services and measure impact.
  • Recording activity in Customer Relationship Management system.
  • Other relevant duties to support the Programme Development Manager.

A great candidate will have a mix of these skills and experiences:

  • Ability to influence, negotiate and generate new business and partnerships.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Experience of managing relationships and developing partnerships.
  • Experience of developing proposals, reports, and presentations.
  • Good understanding of the commercial environment
  • Excellent organisation and time-management skills
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Data & Insights Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,140 – £39,261
  • Edinburgh - Hybrid working from home and in-office.
  • Closing 5th September 2022

We support young people to thrive and make the most of their lives as they grow up. We do this by providing universal services for young people, combined with targeted and bespoke support to address stigma, inequalities, and inaccessibility. Supporting young people to thrive is a powerful way to provide reassurance in times of challenge, help build confidence and resilience, and to have fun!

Our new Data & Insights Manager will lead the strategic direction and development of our data and insights service. You will work closely with both internal colleagues and external partners, to ensure we capture key insights and use this intelligence effectively to increase our impact for young people.

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Programme Development Manager (maternity cover)

  • Full time
  • £36,140 – £39,261
  • Hybrid working – from home or in our office (Edinburgh)
  • Closing 22nd August 2022

Our Smart Services Manager will lead the strategic development of Young Scot services around the Young Scot National Entitlement Card (Young Scot NEC), including our Young Scot Membership services. You will work closely with external strategic partners to help give young people personalised enhanced entitlements, opportunities, incentives and services via their Young Scot NEC – all in a non-stigmatising way.

What you’ll be doing from day-to-day

  • Developing and delivering Young Scot NEC existing and new associated programmes, products and services.
  • Working with stakeholders on developing and delivering a new Young Scot NEC for smartphones.
  • Building strategic relationships with Local Authority partners, partner agencies and sector experts.
  • Ensuring data and insights are collected and using this insight to improve service delivery.
  • Line managing and developing colleagues.
  • Other relevant duties to support the Senior Leadership Team.

A great candidate will have a mix of these skills and experiences:

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced digital or technology environment, including developing smart card solutions.
  • Experience of using innovative approaches to learning and developing products in an agile way.
  • Knowledge and understanding of how to use data and insights to improve services.
  • Knowledge and understanding of developing and managing successful internal and external strategic projects and partnerships.
  • Excellent written and spoken communications skills.
  • Able to work in a team and lead on own initiative.
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Local Partnership and Engagement Officer (Maternity Cover)

  • Full time
  • £27,221 – £30,064
  • Hybrid Working – Caledonian Exchange/at home
  • Closing 6th September 2022

The role

Our Local Partnership and Engagement Officer (Maternity Cover) will support the planning and delivery of our Young Scot local offer. You will work closely with various partners who are engaging young people at the heart of their work. This will ensure that young people across Scotland can access Young Scot services locally and nationally.

What you’ll be doing from day-to-day

  • Represent Young Scot at external events and deliver key messaging on Young Scot’s products and services.
  • Collaborate, maintain, and develop relationships with key stakeholders, local authorities, local partners, and schools through effective relationship management and attending regular meetings.
  • Work with Be Empowered staff to develop and deliver youth friendly informative, resources, presentations, participation and engagement and training sessions on Young Scot products and services.
  • To utilise all Young Scot services and digital platform, to enhance Young Scot’s local digital information and co-ordinate the effective use of Rewards and Discounts.
  • Support with the delivery and of projects including use of the participatory budgeting platform.
  • Other relevant duties to support the Senior Leadership Team.

A great candidate will have a mix of these skills and experiences:

  • Good knowledge and understanding of working with young people.
  • Experience of project development and delivery, including developing, delivering, and facilitating session plans, workshops, and events.
  • Good understand and knowledge of developing and managing successful internal and external partnerships.
  • Experience of designing and creating interactive engagement tools and resources.
  • Good experience of producing high-quality written proposals, reports, and other written materials.
  • Able to work effectively in a team and leading on own initiative.
  • Good participation and engagement skills
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Digital Content Assistant

  • Full time
  • £21,386 – £23,386
  • Hybrid working from home and in office (Caledonian Exchange 19a Canning Street Edinburgh EH3 8EG)
  • Closing 1st August 2022

We support young people to thrive and make the most of their lives as they grow up. We do this by providing universal services for young people, combined with targeted and bespoke support to address stigma, inequalities and inaccessibility. Supporting young people to thrive is a powerful way to provide reassurance in times of challenge, help build confidence and resilience, and to have fun!

About the role:

Our Digital Content Assistant will support the Digital Content Editor to enhance our digital information and social media services through the development of video, audio and social media information content.

Your work will help to ensure that young people across Scotland have access to the best, accurate, most relevant and timely information they need to make informed decisions and fulfil their potential.

You will work alongside colleagues in the Digital Information team and together will create and optimise content for a range of channels, including our young.scot website, TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and Facebook.

What you’ll be doing from day-to-day

  • Developing accurate, relevant and quality-assured information content for young people in a variety of formats.
  • Storyboarding, planning, scripting, recording and editing of video and audio content, including supporting the development of a podcast and conducting interviews with young people and stakeholders.
  • Supporting the delivery of information campaigns with stakeholders and partners, helping to identify and create successful ways to communicate key messages to young people.
  • Researching and developing current youth trends and potential new digital channels.
  • Responding to enquiries through social media channels.
  • Other relevant duties to support the Digital Content Editor.

A great candidate will have a mix of these skills and experiences:

  • Experience of creating content for social media and/or websites for an organisation, brand or personal blog or account.
  • Experience of producing and editing video and audio content, for live streaming, social media illustration and/or animation.
  • Experience of creating written short-form (social media captions) and long-form (articles, blogs) content for an organisation, brand or personal blog.
  • Able to work effectively in a team and on own initiative.
  • Able to think creatively and to communicate creative ideas to others.
  • Experience of working to deadlines.
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and projects.
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Digital Marketing Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,221 – £30,064
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th June 2022

We are looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of skills and experience to join Young Scot – the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. We provide information, ideas and opportunities for young people, helping them to make informed decisions and choices, connecting them to opportunities locally, nationally and globally and empowering them to create and drive positive change.

Our Digital Marketing Officer will deliver paid advertising and Google AdWords campaigns across our website and social media channels, including young.scot, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, TikTok and Facebook. Your work will help to ensure that young people from all communities and backgrounds in Scotland have access to the highest-quality, most relevant and timely information they need to make informed decisions and fulfil their potential.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Enquiries Assistant

  • Full time
  • £21,386 – £23,386
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th May 2022

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with varying levels of skills and experience to join Young Scot – the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. We provide information, ideas and opportunities for young people, helping them to make informed decisions and choices, connecting them to opportunities locally, nationally and globally and empowering them to create and drive positive change.

Our Enquiries Assistant will play a key role in handling queries about the Young Scot National Entitlement Card (NEC) and Young Persons’ free bus travel scheme. The role will involve responding to enquiries from a variety of stakeholders via email, telephone and social media platforms. This role will also work with colleagues from across the organisation and beyond, to provide excellent and consistent customer service to stakeholders, including young people.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Smart Services Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,421 – £29,264
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st March 2022

We are looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of skills and experience to join Young Scot – the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. We provide information, ideas and opportunities for young people, helping them to make informed decisions and choices, connecting them to opportunities locally, nationally and globally and empowering them to create and drive positive change.

Our Smart Services Officer will lead on the operational development and delivery of theYoung Scot Young Carers Package and Young ScotMembership. These are being offered to young Scots through the Young Scot National Entitlement Card (YSNEC) programme and Membership Services digital platform. You will work with a range of stakeholders to enhance and effectively deliver universal, local and bespoke rewards, services and entitlements. As such, you should have extensive experience of working in collaboration with both internal stakeholders and external partners. You will also be responsible for line management.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Communications and PR Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,340 – £38,461
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st March 2022

We are looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of skills and experience to join Young Scot – the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. We provide information, ideas and opportunities for young people, helping them to make informed decisions and choices, connecting them to opportunities locally, nationally and globally and empowering them to create and drive positive change.

Our Communications & PR Manager is responsible for development and operational implementation of our stakeholder communications strategy. The senior role is the strategic lead for external stakeholder communications, public relations, and marketing. You will work closely with colleagues from across the organisation and ensure our stakeholders are fully aware of our strategic direction, our day-to-day work, and our impact on the lives of young people.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Top job! Chief Executive

  • Full time
  • £73,085 – £78,329
  • Hybrid working from both home and our office in Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th February 2022

Are you an exceptional leader who can develop a highly motivating and innovative culture for a forward-thinking organisation? Do you have a genuine passion for supporting young people to thrive and make the most of their lives as they grow up? Would you like to work in a fast-paced and agile way, with a committed, driven and enthusiastic team?

At Young Scot, we're excited about embarking on a new journey as we begin delivering our new three-year strategic plan. As our new Chief Executive, you will have a unique opportunity to build on our success, lead our strategic direction and management, and help us realise our bold new ambitions. The role is a fantastic opportunity for someone who shares our dedication to young people in Scotland. If this sounds like the right role for you, then please do apply today!

You can read more about what we do on our website. Also, please take a look at our latest Impact Report for a flavour of our most recent work to support young people in Scotland. You can also read more about what it’s like to work at Young Scot and the benefits we offer.

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Digital Assistant (Gaelic)

  • Full time
  • £18,862 – £20,611
  • Working at home until further notice. Hybrid working from home and in office (Edinburgh) from autumn 2021 (TBC).
  • Closing 1st December 2021

Our Digital Project Assistant (Gaelic) will support the Project Officer to enhance Young Scot’s digital information and social media services through the development of video, audio and social media information content in English and Scottish Gaelic. Your work will help to ensure that young people across Scotland have access to the best, accurate, most relevant and timely information they need to make informed decisions and fulfil their potential.

You will work alongside colleagues in the digital information team and together will create and optimise content for a range of channels, including young.scot, TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and Facebook.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Development Assistant - Insights

  • Full time
  • £18,862 – £20,611
  • Working at home until further notices. Blended working from home and in office (Edinburgh) from autumn 2021 (TBC).
  • Closing 4th October 2021

The role

Our Development Assistant - Insights will support our Insight & Intelligence Officer to deliver the Young Scot data and insight service. You will identify and collect relevant data to support all Directorates in Young Scot. You will support the production of insight reports (internally and externally), data dashboards and support evidence of impact via data narratives/impact stories. This will allow us to develop more relevant and responsive services for young people across Scotland.

What you’ll be doing from day-to-day

  • Working with teams across the organisation to identify key data, insight and intelligence to be gathered
  • Maintaining and updating datasets on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis
  • Collecting, cleaning and processing data for reporting
  • Preparing data for use in reports (Word, Excel and Tableau)
  • Producing regular reports for internal staff teams
  • Producing regular reports for external stakeholders and partners, including local authority partners
  • Providing administrative support to the Data Advisory Group
  • Other duties to support the Insight & Intelligence Officer

A great candidate will have a mix of these skills and experiences:

  • Excellent organisational skills, including ability to manage multiple tasks and achieve deadlines
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to work well as part of a team but is also able to lead on own initiative
  • Has experience of using Microsoft Office programmes, including Teams, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience of using basic formulas in Excel for data management
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Business Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,421 – £29,264
  • Working at home until further notices. Blended working from home and in office (Edinburgh) from autumn 2021 (TBC).
  • Closing 20th August 2021

We are looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of skills and experience to join Young Scot – the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. We provide information, ideas and opportunities for young people, helping them to makeinformeddecisions and choices,connectingthem to opportunities locally, nationally and globally andempoweringthem to create and drive positive change.

Our Business Development Officer will play a key role in developing the benefits offered to young people through the Young Scot National Entitlement Card (NEC), with a focus on securing Discounts and Rewards opportunities. This role will also enhance Young Scot’s Membership Services, home to online Discounts, Activities, Rewards and Additional Entitlements.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Smart Services Assistant

  • Full time
  • £18,862 – £20,611
  • Working at home until further notices. Blended working from home and in office (Edinburgh) from autumn 2021 (TBC)
  • Closing 20th August 2021

We are looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of skills and experience to join Young Scot – the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. We provide information, ideas and opportunities for young people, helping them to make informed decisions and choices, connecting them to opportunities locally, nationally and globally and empowering them to create and drive positive change.

Our Smart Services Assistant will play a key role in building and expanding on the highly successful outcomes of the #YSAttain ‘Attainment Challenge: National Strategic Partnership’ between the Scottish Government, Young Scot, Local Authorities and others to continue to tackle poverty, improve attainment and have a positive impact on health and wellbeing of young people in a non-stigmatising way. This role will also enhance Young Scot’s Membership Services Platform, home to Young Scot Discounts, Activities, Rewards and Additional Entitlements, co-ordinating the effective use of Young Scot Services to tackle inequalities and improve attainment.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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School Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,421 – £29,264
  • Blended working from home and in office (Edinburgh) from autumn 2021 (TBC)
  • Closing 20th August 2021

We are looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of skills and experience to join Young Scot – the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. We provide information, ideas and opportunities for young people, helping them to makeinformeddecisions and choices,connectingthem to opportunities locally, nationally and globally andempoweringthem to create and drive positive change.

Our Schools Officer will deliver our Young Scot Schools #YSSchools strategy and programme – ensuring that learners across Scotland have full access to our Young Scot products and services. You will work closely with staff in schools and support them in becoming an accredited Young Scot School. You will also develop learning resources for schools and support the delivery of online sessions for young people.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Smart Services Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,421 – £29,264
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th July 2021

Our Smart Services Officer will be responsible for engaging with partners (including Local Authorities) to support the development and delivery of bespoke packages of entitlements and opportunities for young people to tackle inequalities and support attainment.

With a focus on health and wellbeing and the #YSAttain programme, this post will collaborate with key stakeholders, using the Young Scot National Entitlement Card to harness smart-tech functionality where possible to tackle inequalities in a non-stigmatising way.

Download the Job Description below to find out more about the role.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Co-design Assistant

  • Full time
  • £18,862 – £20,611
  • Blended working from home and in office (Edinburgh)
  • Closing 24th June 2021

We are looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of skills and experience to join Young Scot – the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. We provide information, ideas and opportunities for young people, helping them to make informed decisions and choices, connecting them to opportunities locally, nationally and globally and empowering them to create and drive positive change.

Our Co-design Assistant will support the Young Scot #YSHive team to deliver our Co-design service. You will provide administration support to the wider #YSHive team to ensure the successful delivery of co-design activity. You will support the recruitment of young people and will assist with the delivery Young Scot #YSHive co-design programmes. You will ensure that the young people who take part in our projects are from a variety of backgrounds and communities from across Scotland. You will ensure young people have opportunities to work with Young Scot and partner organisations to design new services, policies and have their say on issues of importance to them.

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Codesign Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,421 – £29,264
  • Blended working from home and in office (Edinburgh)
  • Closing 24th June 2021

We are looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of skills and experience to join Young Scot – the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. We provide information, ideas and opportunities for young people, helping them to make informed decisions and choices, connecting them to opportunities locally, nationally and globally and empowering them to create and drive positive change.

Our Co-design Officer will support the planning and delivery of our Young Scot Hive #YSHive service. You will work closely with various partners who are engaging young people at the heart of their work. This will ensure that young people across Scotland can access a range of opportunities and training to co-design policy and services.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Digital Content Assistant

  • Full time
  • £18,862 – £20,611
  • Blended working from home and in office (Edinburgh)
  • Closing 24th June 2021

We are looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of skills and experience to join Young Scot – the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. We provide information, ideas and opportunities for young people, helping them to make informed decisions and choices, connecting them to opportunities locally, nationally and globally and empowering them to create and drive positive change.

Our Digital Content Assistant will support the Digital Content Editor to enhance Young Scot’s digital information and social media services through the development of video, audio and social media information content. Your work will help to ensure that young people across Scotland have access to the best, accurate, most relevant and timely information they need to make informed decisions and fulfil their potential.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Finance Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,340 – £38,461
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st April 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with varying levels of skills and experience to join Young Scot – the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. We provide information, ideas and opportunities for young people, helping them to make informed decisions and choices, connecting them to opportunities locally, nationally and globally and empowering them to create and drive positive change.

Our Finance Manager will help to support the Finance & Corporate Services Director to ensure that Young Scot operates an effective finance function. As part of a small team, the primary role will be to deliver and process the day to day duties of the Finance and Corporate Services function.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Smart Services Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,647 – £37,707
  • Working at home until further notice. Blended working from home and in office (Edinburgh) from autumn 2021 (TBC).
  • Closing 6th April 2021

We are looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of skills and experience to join Young Scot – the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. We provide information, ideas and opportunities for young people, helping them to make informed decisions and choices, connecting them to opportunities locally, nationally and globally and empowering them to create and drive positive change.

Our Human Resources Assistant will help to deliver our ‘People Strategy’ and will support our team to continually learn, develop their skills, and deliver excellent products and services for the young people we are proud to support.

Our Digital Marketing Officer (new role) will ensure that young people from all communities and backgrounds in Scotland have access to the highest-quality, most relevant and timely information they need to make informed decisions and fulfil their potential.

Our Smart Services Manager will lead the strategic development of our Young Scot National Entitlement Card services – including our Young Scot Membership services. Their work will give young people personalised enhanced entitlements, opportunities, incentives, and services – all in a non-stigmatising way.

The role

Our new Smart Services Manager will lead the strategic development of Young Scot services around the Young Scot National Entitlement Card (Young Scot NEC), including our Young Scot Membership services. You will work closely with external strategic partners to help give young people personalised enhanced entitlements, opportunities, incentives and services via their Young Scot NEC – all in a non-stigmatising way.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Digital Marketing Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,903 – £28,690
  • Working at home until further notices. Blended working from home and in office (Edinburgh) from autumn 2021 (TBC).
  • Closing 6th April 2021

We are looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of skills and experience to join Young Scot – the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. We provide information, ideas and opportunities for young people, helping them to make informed decisions and choices, connecting them to opportunities locally, nationally and globally and empowering them to create and drive positive change.

Our Human Resources Assistant will help to deliver our ‘People Strategy’ and will support our team to continually learn, develop their skills, and deliver excellent products and services for the young people we are proud to support.

Our Digital Marketing Officer (new role) will ensure that young people from all communities and backgrounds in Scotland have access to the highest-quality, most relevant and timely information they need to make informed decisions and fulfil their potential.

Our Smart Services Manager will lead the strategic development of our Young Scot National Entitlement Card services – including our Young Scot Membership services. Their work will give young people personalised enhanced entitlements, opportunities, incentives, and services – all in a non-stigmatising way.

The role

Our Digital Marketing Officer will deliver paid advertising and Google AdWords campaigns across our website and social media channels, including young.scot, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, TikTok and Facebook. Your work will help to ensure that young people from all communities and backgrounds in Scotland have access to the highest-quality, most relevant and timely information they need to make informed decisions and fulfil their potential.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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This vacancy has now closed

Human Resources Assistant

  • Full time
  • £18,362 – £20,111
  • Working at home until further notices. Blended working from home and in office (Edinburgh) from autumn 2021 (TBC).
  • Closing 6th April 2021

We are looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of skills and experience to join Young Scot – the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. We provide information, ideas and opportunities for young people, helping them to make informed decisions and choices, connecting them to opportunities locally, nationally and globally and empowering them to create and drive positive change.

Our Human Resources Assistant will help to deliver our ‘People Strategy’ and will support our team to continually learn, develop their skills, and deliver excellent products and services for the young people we are proud to support.

Our Digital Marketing Officer (new role) will ensure that young people from all communities and backgrounds in Scotland have access to the highest-quality, most relevant and timely information they need to make informed decisions and fulfil their potential.

Our Smart Services Manager will lead the strategic development of our Young Scot National Entitlement Card services – including our Young Scot Membership services. Their work will give young people personalised enhanced entitlements, opportunities, incentives, and services – all in a non-stigmatising way.

The role

Our Human Resources Assistant will support our Finance & Corporate Services Director to deliver our Young Scot ‘People Strategy’. You will help us to deliver and develop our Human Resources (HR) policies and procedures. This will help to create a culture that encourages everyone who works at Young Scot to continually learn, develop their skills, and deliver excellent products and services for the young people we support.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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This vacancy has now closed

Service Design Quality Assurance Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,647 – £37,707
  • Service Design Quality Assurance Manager
  • Closing 7th April 2021

We’re looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of youth engagement, service design, partnership management and administration experience to join our friendly and dynamic Young Scot Hive #YSHive team.

#YSHive empowers young people to be system changers and influencers by sharing power with decision-makers and tackling society’s toughest challenges. We support organisations to partner with young people to define, design and deliver of new policies and improvements to services.

As part of #YSHive, we are delivering Scotland's Young People's Forest in partnership with YouthLink Scotland. Co-designed and governed by young people, the Forest will be one of Scotland's flagship projects as we prepare to host COP 26 in Glasgow later this year.

The role:

Our new Service Design Quality Assurance Manager will lead and develop our Young Scot Hive #YSHive service's quality assurance processes. You will use your experience of co-design and service design methodologies to strategically develop the service, whilst working closely with a variety of partners who are engaging young people at the heart of their work. This will ensure that young people across Scotland can access a range of opportunities and training to co-design policy and services.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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Co-design Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,903 – £28,690
  • Working at home until further notices. Blended working from home and in office (Edinburgh) from autumn 2021 (TBC).
  • Closing 7th April 2021

We’re looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of youth engagement, service design, partnership management and administration experience to join our friendly and dynamic Young Scot Hive #YSHive team.

#YSHive empowers young people to be system changers and influencers by sharing power with decision-makers and tackling society’s toughest challenges. We support organisations to partner with young people to define, design and deliver of new policies and improvements to services.

As part of #YSHive, we are delivering Scotland's Young People's Forest in partnership with YouthLink Scotland. Co-designed and governed by young people, the Forest will be one of Scotland's flagship projects as we prepare to host COP 26 in Glasgow later this year.

The role:

Our new Co-design Officer will support the planning and delivery of our Young Scot Hive #YSHive service. You will work closely with various partners who are engaging young people at the heart of their work. This will ensure that young people across Scotland can access a range of opportunities and training to co-design policy and services.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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This vacancy has now closed

Co-design Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,647 – £37,707
  • Working at home until further notices. Blended working from home and in office (Edinburgh) from autumn 2021 (TBC).
  • Closing 7th April 2021

We’re looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of youth engagement, service design, partnership management and administration experience to join our friendly and dynamic Young Scot Hive #YSHive team.

#YSHive empowers young people to be system changers and influencers by sharing power with decision-makers and tackling society’s toughest challenges. We support organisations to partner with young people to define, design and deliver of new policies and improvements to services.

As part of #YSHive, we are delivering Scotland's Young People's Forest in partnership with YouthLink Scotland. Co-designed and governed by young people, the Forest will be one of Scotland's flagship projects as we prepare to host COP 26 in Glasgow later this year.

The role:

Our new Co-design Manager will lead the planning and delivery of our Young Scot Hive #YSHive service. You will work closely with a variety of partners who are engaging young people at the heart of their work. This will ensure that young people across Scotland can access a range of opportunities and training to co-design policy and services.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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This vacancy has now closed

Scotland's Young People's Forest Partnerships Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,903 – £28,690
  • Working at home until further notices. Blended working from home and in office (Edinburgh) from autumn 2021 (TBC).
  • Closing 7th April 2021

We’re looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of youth engagement, service design, partnership management and administration experience to join our friendly and dynamic Young Scot Hive #YSHive team.

#YSHive empowers young people to be system changers and influencers by sharing power with decision-makers and tackling society’s toughest challenges. We support organisations to partner with young people to define, design and deliver of new policies and improvements to services.

As part of #YSHive, we are delivering Scotland's Young People's Forest in partnership with YouthLink Scotland. Co-designed and governed by young people, the Forest will be one of Scotland's flagship projects as we prepare to host COP 26 in Glasgow later this year.

The role:

Our new Scotland's Young People's Forest Co-design Assistant will support the recruitment of young people, and will assist with the delivery of the Forest. You will ensure that the young people who take part in the project are from a variety of backgrounds and communities from across Scotland. Your work will support one of Scotland's flagship projects as we prepare to host COP26 in Glasgow later this year.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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This vacancy has now closed

Scotland's Young People's Forest Co-design Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,903 – £28,690
  • Working at home until further notices. Blended working from home and in office (Edinburgh) from autumn 2021 (TBC).
  • Closing 7th April 2021

We’re looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of youth engagement, service design, partnership management and administration experience to join our friendly and dynamic Young Scot Hive #YSHive team.

#YSHive empowers young people to be system changers and influencers by sharing power with decision-makers and tackling society’s toughest challenges. We support organisations to partner with young people to define, design and deliver of new policies and improvements to services.

As part of #YSHive, we are delivering Scotland's Young People's Forest in partnership with YouthLink Scotland. Co-designed and governed by young people, the Forest will be one of Scotland's flagship projects as we prepare to host COP 26 in Glasgow later this year.

The role:

Our new Scotland's Young People's Forest Co-design Officer will support the planning and delivery of Scotland's Young People's Forest. In partnership with YouthLink Scotland, you will guide a group of diverse young people to develop the concept of Scotland's Young People's Forest, and support them to take part in the most innovative and effective ways. Your work will support one of Scotland's flagship projects as we prepare to host COP26 in Glasgow later this year and will help to inspire young people from communities across Scotland to contribute to the nation's climate ambitions.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Scotland’s Young People’s Forest Co-design Assistant

  • Full time
  • £18,362 – £20,111
  • Working at home until further notices. Blended working from home and in office (Edinburgh) from autumn 2021 (TBC).
  • Closing 7th April 2021

We’re looking for enthusiastic people with varying levels of youth engagement, service design, partnership management and administration experience to join our friendly and dynamic Young Scot Hive #YSHive team.

#YSHive empowers young people to be system changers and influencers by sharing power with decision-makers and tackling society’s toughest challenges. We support organisations to partner with young people to define, design and deliver of new policies and improvements to services.

As part of #YSHive, we are delivering Scotland's Young People's Forest in partnership with YouthLink Scotland. Co-designed and governed by young people, the Forest will be one of Scotland's flagship projects as we prepare to host COP 26 in Glasgow later this year.

The role:

Our new Scotland's Young People's Forest Co-design Assistant will support the recruitment of young people, and will assist with the delivery of the Forest. You will ensure that the young people who take part in the project are from a variety of backgrounds and communities from across Scotland. Your work will support one of Scotland's flagship projects as we prepare to host COP26 in Glasgow later this year.

To find out more about who we are and what we do, visit youngscot.net

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