Digital community managers – Maverick Television

CLOSING DATE: April 11, 2014

Two part-time posts

Do you have a passion for all things online and multimedia? Do you struggle to stay away from social media for more than ten minutes? Do you love to blog?

If you excel in building connections, communicating and producing creative content, then we want to hear from you.

Maverick Television are recruiting two part-time (2.5 days per week) digital community managers to be based across Scotland as part of the Living it Up project.

Working together with the SCTT NHS 24, the role comes with an initial contract period of six-months with a view to extend to 12 months and potentially beyond.

The positions will be based in/around Edinburgh. Alongside the established community manager in Edinburgh, you will be expected to make some travel and overnights between other Scottish sites as required, as well as occasional travel to Maverick Television’s headquarters in Birmingham.

Working to the digital department’s series producer and with health and social care engagement individuals, project managers and local teams, the perfect applicant for the community manager role will have at least three years’ experience of a community management role (or equivalent relevant experience), including managing online safety and moderation procedures and regulations as well as creative content production and community engagement.


  • Building online presence for the project in the local area
  • Developing and managing online safety and moderation
  • Knowledge champion for online community laws and regulations
  • Contribution to integrating LIU services with other media platforms; for example, STV, STV local/health, NHS 24/Inform, local NHS and local council web services, local radio and Press
  • Engaging with voluntary and third sector services to create a robust health, care and wellbeing online ecosystem
  • Engaging with local, national and international digital health and wellbeing services to contribute to the LIU ecosystem
  • Ensure the integration of traditional and social media
  • Ability to manage posting, rating, reviewing and commenting
  • Capture, analyse and report on LIU online statistics and make pro-active recommendations on how the service can be improved

Required Skills:

  • Proven web-based community management of people
  • Proven history in creating short form content (blogs, social media, web video)
  • Excellent communication and customer-service skills
  • Ability to engage with users and colleagues sympathetically but professionally
  • Excellent understanding of web navigation and usability features.
  • Passion for social media technologies, community building and storytelling
  • Sophisticated understanding of digital community dynamics
  • Ability to work as part of a online team

To apply for the community manager role, e-mail your CV and a covering letter to, detailing:

  • Why you’d be perfect for the role.
  • What added value you can bring
  • Links to any sites, blogs or social media you wish to share to showcase your skills
  • Your notice period with your existing employer (if applicable).
  • Two references


This will be based on experience but will be over the national minimum wage.

Closing 11th April 2013.

Contact: Tom Parker