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Graduate Job Website Project Management and Commercialisation Officer

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: ScotGrad – Graduate Placements for Growing Businesses
Reference: NB Communication – Web Project Management
Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 p.a.  

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Website Project Management and Commercialisation Officer


NB Communication

Role Description

NB Communication based in Lerwick, Shetland, is recruiting for a recent graduate for a 12 month Website Project Management and Commercialisation role.  The successful graduate will be involved in improvement of web development processes, processes and quality control documentation and similar. 

The graduate will undertake real work in the fields of website development, website maintenance, project management, quality assurance and more. They will be required to perform a wide range of tasks and activities, with an overarching goal of identifying how to improve how things are currently being done.  Tasks will also include:

  • Analysis and improvement of their in-house project management system
  • Analysis, research and planning with regard to turning bespoke software into a package capable of being sold to multiple new customers

As part of the TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme in the Highlands and Islands, the candidate will benefit from support from a team within Highlands and Islands Enterprise and also access training focussed on employability and business skills, including a five day residential course.

This position is part funded by Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the European Regional Development Fund.

Skills and Qualifications


  • A degree in IT, preferably with high web-related content.
  • Knowledge and/or experience of website design, digital marketing and similar.
  • Knowledge about website accessibility, usability, conversion rate optimisation, search engine marketing and other related online topics.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Ability to multi-task, be flexible and “muck in” as required by a small business.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Strong IT skills, especially in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent attention to detail and high quality standards for completion of work.
  • Ability to see the ‘big picture’ and remain aware of overall goals.
  • Ability to learn new skills as required through self-guided learning (typically online).
  • Passionate about doing excellent work and about helping customers succeed.
  • Self-motivated / driven
  • Disciplined
  • Creative
  • Capable of showing initiative
  • Determined
  • Friendly, outgoing, and capable of communicating in a relaxed yet professional manner with team members and customers.


  • Ability to use graphic design software packages.
  • Experience in a web design / digital marketing agency environment.
  • Experience of undertaking marketing, sales, account management and project management work

Company Information

NB Communication Ltd is a well-established and successful web design and Internet marketing agency based in Lerwick, Shetland. Serving a wide range of customers from every industry and sector, NB has built up an impressive client list and extensive website portfolio. The company has just celebrated its 10th anniversary, and is seeking to build upon its strong foundations to now provide a broader range of ongoing digital marketing services to existing clients, and to expand its reach to customers beyond Shetland.


Lerwick, Shetland, Highlands and Islands

Closing date 

6th July 2012

Placement Start Date

July / August 2012


£16,000 - £18,000 p.a.


12 months

Location: Scotland

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