Vacancies at Brightside


Do you want to help make a real difference to the lives of young people across the UK?

We believe that every young person should be able to fulfil their potential, regardless of their background. We’re looking to recruit an experienced back-end web developer to join our dynamic team. You will help shape, build and maintain our mentoring platform technology, supporting over 12,000 people each year to achieve their potential.

As our Web Developer, you will work closely with our Head of Technology and a supporting development agency to develop our mentoring platform as well as supporting our live users and trouble-shooting technical issues with platform as they arise.

Delivering 60 online mentoring projects each year in partnership with universities, business and charities, Brightside gives young people across the UK access to support networks, online careers information, and high-quality mentoring.

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Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience

Contract term: Permanent, subject to successful completion of 12 month contract

Holiday allowance: 25 days per annum

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday

To apply for this role please submit your CV, equal opportunities form and covering letter to by midnight on 27th March 2017.  First interviews will take place on 4th– 6th April 2017 and second interviews on 11th– 12th April 2017.

When applying, please name the subject title in your email in the following format: Your First Name, Your Last Name and Position you are applying for e.g.:  Matt Smith – Web Developer

Please Note: Due to the high number of applications we receive, we are not able to respond to all applications personally; however, you will be contacted directly should you be invited to interview.

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