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Digital Support Volunteer Recruitment

Digital Support Volunteer Recruitment

Thursday 01 June 2017

The Scottish Association of Local Sports Councils (SALSC) has an exciting new opportunity available for a Digital Support Volunteer. The role will support SALSC’s National Development Officer (NDO) update and maintain the SALSC website and social media channels.

Applications close Friday 30th June 2017 at 12 Noon.

Hours Per Week

Approximately 3 to 5.


  • To update and maintain the content of the SALSC website.
  • Maintain and upload content to the SALSC Facebook page and Twitter account.
  • Write and edit content for articles to be published online.
  • Update the NDO monthly on analytics information, evidencing increased engagement with SALSC’s online platforms.
  • Research Local Sports Councils websites and social media channels – creating a report on findings and make recommendations to the SALSC NDO.


Home based or within sportscotland offices at South Gyle, Edinburgh.  You will be required to meet with the NDO monthly and will be in regular e-mail or telephone contact during your volunteer hours.

Training Information

SALSC will give you information on the work required and inform you of necessary policies and procedures you will be required to follow.  You will receive regular support from the NDO and work with them directly on the work required.

You will have the necessary skills to undertake this role, as a key volunteer within SALSC you will have the opportunity to attend courses as part of sportscotlands Learning and Development programme for free, this will be in your own time.

Travel Costs Reimbursed?

Yes, bus/tram/train or mileage expenses to travel to South Gyle will be reimbursed.


  • An opportunity to build your online portfolio in a voluntary capacity additional to paid or other voluntary experiences.
  • An opportunity to gain a reference for future employment with satisfactory commitment to SALSCs requirements.
  • An opportunity to actively improve and increase the online engagement with SALSC’s channels.
  • This role will have a level of autonomy allowing you to bring your ideas and creativity to the organisation.
  • Build on the existing website content and design to refresh it and update it

Skills Required

  • A knowledge of PHP Programming is required as is Search Engine Optimisation for website development.
  • A knowledge of older Content Management System due to the current age of our existing website.
  • Good knowledge of social media platforms and analytics – Facebook and Twitter.


  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience of producing written materials for online publishing.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Motivated and pro-active.
  • Creative with an interest in online development and social media.
  • Ability to work as part of a small team and individually.
  • Good time management skills.

Application Details

Please submit a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for this role to ndo@salsc.org.uk with the subject line Digital Support Volunteer Application by 12 Noon on Friday 30th June 2017.  Interviews are due to take place week commencing 10th July 2017.