Website Developer with Roxburgh Federation of Village & Community Halls

Roxburgh Federation of Village and Community Halls is a Scottish Charity which acts as an umbrella body for the rural village and community halls in the former Roxburgh district of the Scottish Borders – now known as the Cheviot and Teviot & Liddesdale areas.

Location: Home-working with regular meetings in Jedburgh
£7.85 per hour
Part-time, 20 hours per week for 12 weeks
Immediate start

There are currently 32 member halls spread over 600 square miles and providing a vital facility for their local community. Almost all member halls are owned by the local community, and all are run by local volunteers.

Roxburgh Federation of Village & Community Halls are seeking to develop an interactive website to meet and potentially exceed the current needs of the organisation in supporting their 32 member halls. They require the site to be flexible enough to expand and develop in an organic way and once created be simple enough to be managed by a wide range of people on an ongoing basis.

To facilitate this project they are looking to add a Website Developer Intern to their team. Within this role your main tasks will be:
• Using information provided in a detailed research document develop a website that will be modern in style, fit for purpose and interactive to meet the diverse needs of a membership organisation. Incorporating the needs of up to 32 individual halls and the overarching umbrella organisation.  [A detailed specification is available here].
• Work with a mentor to review and expand the scope of the website to incorporate the use of social media to promote events etc.
• Within the scope of the project develop a brand/style and logo for the Roxburgh Federation of Village and Community Halls
• Produce a ‘How-To’ document to enable future users to manage the new website.
• Carry out all appropriate tests to ensure the website meets the specification

(Please note that you will be invoicing Adopt an Intern as a freelance/consultant. This is a very simple, uncomplicated process. You will also be advised to register as self-employed with HMRC if you are not already registered.)


The ideal intern will have a background in IT and/or Communications. You will have a knowledge of HTML, CSS and Adobe Photoshop (or equivalent). Experience with content management systems (e.g. WordPress, Joomla etc.) is required

You should have excellent time management skills and be able to work independently, using your own initiative. You should be a team player with good communication (written, interpersonal, oral) and editing skills. The abilities to originate and develop ideas and to generate strong and effective web content are essential.
You should have an understanding and awareness of social media and an ambition to use it to deliver positive outcomes for the organisation.


Closing date for applications is Sunday 30 August 2015, 5pm

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the Adopt an Intern online application form on our website. State a. your availability and b. demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the post. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.