Join Us – Digital Learning Officer

By 14th September 2021News

SoCo is very excited to be recruiting a Digital Learning Officer to support our online resources

Salary: £28k per year pro rata (Freelance or PAYE).
Hours: 1 day per week, flexible to your availability.
Duration: 6 month contract, possibility of longer term if funding allows.
Location: SoCo HQ @ MAST (Southampton) and Hightown Studios (Thornhill).
Application Deadline: 4th October 2021 @ 5pm

The Role
SoCo Music Project is a busy music charity delivering a wide range of projects, services, events and activities. We are confident in our ability to improve lives through music, we’ve been doing it for over 12 years, supporting wellbeing and progression in the city and beyond. The pandemic has caused many challenges, not least the ability to provide engaging and consistent face to face music making and learning opportunities. In response to this we created SoCo Academy, a digital learning platform to host tutorials and learning programmes, supporting people to continue their creative progression at their own pace. We want to continue to grow this offer and the Digital Learning Officer will be tasked with sourcing and creating digital creative programmes, working with our awesome music leaders and creative practitioners across the city.

The Person
You’ll be passionate about music and the arts, understand how it can change peoples lives for the better, and be able to develop engaging and inspiring learning programmes that will support wellbeing and progression through music and creative practice.

We’ll introduce you to our work, our team and the people that benefit from our services, and you’ll be able to work off your own initiative to capture content, and work with professional practitioners to grow the digital offer that SoCo Academy provides.

Previous experience of working with e-learning environments is desirable – but solid knowledge of how to structure creative programmes, and create innovative and engaging learning opportunities – are very welcome!

Person Spec

Essential:

  • Ability to edit/update WordPress Websites
  • Knowledge of video editing software
  • Clear and confident communication skills
  • Able to structure creative learning programmes
  • Graphic design skills
  • A positive and enthusiastic approach to work
  • Ability to work on you own, as well as part of a team

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of E-Learning platforms (specifically LearnDash)
  • Experience of writing/developing schemes of work/session plans
  • Experience of delivering creative workshops
  • Creative photography/videography skills

To apply please send a CV with cover letter, a slide deck/powerpoint, or a short video (YouTube/Vimeo link) to Matt Salvage: matt@socomusicproject.org.uk.

There is an opportunity to combine this role with the Comms and Marketing Specialist role, find out more here.

SoCo Music Project is an equal opportunities employer.

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