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Web Development Manager

Location: Hybrid - Swindon, with some flexibility to work from home

Hours: Full-time, permanent 

Salary Range: £45,000 to £50,000 per annum 

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Bible Society believes the Bible is God’s gift for God’s world. We share it because we believe it changes lives for good. We want Christians to be confident in the Bible’s truthfulness and reliability, and we want to change how people talk about it in wider society and invite them to see it as a source of wisdom and joy. 

Join our dedicated team at Bible Society as a Web Development Manager, where you'll lead a skilled group of developers in managing our web platform. As the leader of our Web Development Team, you'll play a crucial role in setting strong foundations for our digital presence and ensuring our products are reliable, effective and evolving. The team are responsible for software development across websites, apps, and digital initiatives, encompassing both front and backend technologies.

As the Web Development Manager, you will have the chance to lead a talented team of developers, actively engage in the assessment of emerging technologies, and provide support in transitioning to a new headless CMS. You'll collaborate closely with fellow developers, designers, directors, and technical stakeholders, fostering a culture of excellence and creativity.  If you're looking for a challenging yet rewarding role where you can contribute to the growth and evolution of digital offerings that impact lives, then we want to hear from you. 

If this sounds like you and you have the legal right to work and remain in the UK, we’d love to hear from you. Please provide your CV and a 250-word statement that sets out why you’re the best person for this position.

Bible Society is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people representing all sections of the community. 

Closing date and interviews: The deadline for applications is 30 April. We’ll be interviewing on a rolling basis throughout the application period, so please submit your application early as we may close it before the deadline.

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Our commitment

As a Christian organisation, we believe you were created with a unique character. You have gifts and abilities that are all your own. So we're willing to explore how what you have might fit what we need.

The checklist

We know there's no such thing as the perfect candidate. You don't have to tick every box on the job description before you can even think of applying to work for us. If you think you've got most of what we want and you're excited about what we're doing, go ahead.

It's personal

You have a life outside work, and we want you to be able to live it well. So we're happy to talk to you about flexible working hours and working from home. We aren't impressed if you respond to emails at midnight.

Learn and grow

When you're trained in a new skill, or learn a different perspective, it benefits you and it benefits us. We're committed to making it possible for everyone to flourish and be the best they can be, with a huge variety of learning resources available.

Together and apart

We believe in home working where it's appropriate, and during lockdown we made that work really well. But we know how important it is to meet face to face, too. We're committed to making the office an enriching environment, where people are glad to be.

Celebrating difference

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire Bible Society family.  As such, Bible Society is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people representing all sections of the community.

Level ground

We want you to bring your best to the application and selection process. If you need us to make any adjustments for that to happen, let us know and we'll be glad to help.

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