Web Developer/Designer

Posted 23 January by 2M Employment Solutions Ltd Ending soon

Web Developer/Designer. 1.0FTE
Location: Coventry
Salary: £26,390 to £30,566 per annum, plus excellent holidays and contributory pension scheme

Can you help us grab the attention of our 25,000 members?

We're looking for a creative and dynamic Web Developer/Designer who can take a leading role in maintaining the website, micro-sites and mobile app and supporting the digital content requirements to better engage our members and support WSU Communications and Marketing Team, Departments and Services.

This is a broad role encompassing your passion for producing user experience centered web functionality, creative digital content, designing web pages and creating member emails.

In addition to this, we're in the early stages of a year-long website development project which, based on member feedback, will result in a fantastic improved website which you will ultimately manage. Exciting or what!

Who Are We?
Part business, part charity, part membership body, the union is a vibrant place to work.

An independent organisation in our own right, we are professionally run, but different. Our talented teams support elected student leaders to make change, improve lives and fulfil potential; we empower them to make all this happen.

The Union is one of more than 550 students' unions across the country. And with more than 24,000 members, over 250 societies, 70 sports clubs, hundreds of elected representatives, a huge range of services and a bold strategy, we're one of the most exciting.

What's the job?
Working closely with the Communications & Marketing Team and reporting into the Communications & Marketing Manager, the role will be responsible for maintaining and updating the current WSU website and microsites, developing functionality where needed, uploading content and ensuring the site is accurate and representative of the union's identity and ethos.

You will also be required to carry out adhoc administrational tasks to support the organisation in making best use of the website and digital channels for the benefit of our members.

Who you are:
This is a dynamic and varied role and you will be a solution-focused, technically astute and organised individual with good communication skills. You will also possess:
* A strong knowledge and understanding of HTML /CSS/Javascript/PHP
* Aware of best practices for web accessibility
* Experience of responsive web design and development
* Knowledge of working with Google Analytics
* Knowledge of how to develop HTML table based emails
* Experience of working with Photoshop and Illustrator
* Experience of producing wireframes, visual design mock-ups and HTML prototypes
* Someone who enjoys variety and diversity
* A proactive communicator and great team player
* You will have high standards and excellent attention to detail

Why apply?
The exact opposite of corporate, we're progressive, passionate individuals working to make a difference in unconventional workplaces.

In return for your enthusiasm and experience, we offer the flexibility for work-life balance, a competitive salary for the non-profit sector, a contributory defined contribution pension scheme and excellent holiday allowance.

We're committed to equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability status. We want to support diverse and inclusive work environments and are actively looking for people who share our values.

Whoever you are, we'd love to hear from you.

INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD ON: Friday 16th February 2018. You must be available to attend an interview on this date should you be short listed.

For further information about the post please click 'Apply' and ensure you include a valid email address as you will be sent further instructions.

Required skills

  • IT
  • 'Web Developer'
  • 'Web Design'
  • 'Web Designer'

Reference: 34296172

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