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Junior Web Developer - Human Appeal

Date Posted: Jun 03, 2023
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  • Location:
    Cheadle and Gatley, England, United Kingdom
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
  • Career Level:
    Experienced Professional
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    1 Year
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Nov 17, 2023

Job Description

Junior Web Developer

Human Appeal

Full Job Description

Here at Human Appeal we have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Web Developer to join our team based in Cheadle, Greater Manchester.You will join us on a full-time basis as part of an initial 1-year fixed term contract with a view to progressing into a permanent role. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £25-27k per annum.

Human Appeal is a faith-based charity that aims to abolish poverty by providing humanitarian aid, sustainable development programs and championing advocacy for our beneficiaries worldwide.​

As Junior Web Developer, the successful candidate will lead on the development of Human Appeal’s websites, including coding, supporting the innovative design and layout of the websites, as well as providing content management support, in order to keeping Human Appeal’s family of websites looking and performing great. We are ideally looking to appoint somebody immediately to this role.​

Benefits of joining us as our Junior Web Developer include:

  • Matched pension contribution​
  • 35 days Annual Leave​
  • Employee discounts and memberships​
  • Prayer facilities ​
  • Opportunity to really make a difference! ​

Key duties and responsibilities of the Junior Web Developer:

  • ​Write well-designed, testable and efficient code by following quality guidelines set out by quality assurance
  • ​Ensure the website release process is followed when releasing to each website​
  • ​Support with the delivery of website wireframes to meet Human Appeal’s requirement for new features, modules
  • ​Work with a team of developers to assist the ongoing evolution of Human Appeal’s family of website using Umbraco 7 along with the latest software development infrastructure and methods
  • ​Assist with the testing of new developments and features on the UAT environment every month assisting the lead developers
  • ​Support the Communications Department on a monthly basis with the passing of performance, speed, accessibility, quality assurance, SEO and security tests
  • ​Provide support to Human Appeal’s suite of websites daily, assessing critical and high value tickets within a 1-2 hour period and low tickets within a 24-hour period, in line with our website support process flow
  • ​Ensure the Website Development Asana project management tool is updated on a daily basis
  • ​Assist the lead developers with the monthly structural on and off page SEO work in collaboration with the Communications Team​

We’re looking for in our Junior Web Developer:

- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, boot camp graduate, or self-taught programmer with relevant experience and a proven track record
- At least 1 years’ commercial work experience, with a portfolio of projects and code samples to demonstrate this
- Demonstrable front-end development experience
- MS Office Suite
- Umbraco (7,8,9)
- Wireframing / UI / Web Design skills
- Extensive experience in HTML5/CSS (SASS) hand-coding skills
- Extensive experience in developing and supporting responsive design websites.
- Good working knowledge of JavaScript & jQuery
- Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML) (preferred, not essential)
- Experience of PHP back-end development
- Have an understanding of Bootstrap and keep up to date with the latest Bootstrap standards
- Some knowledge of best SEO practices within web development
- Experience with version control e.g Github, Bitbucket
- An understanding of how to deliver pixel-perfect front-end code based on UX wireframes and creative concepts that work -responsively across mobile, tablet and desktop devices.
- Experience delivering back-end development logic
- Experience with Bootstrap and/or similar front-end framework
- Knowledge of API integration
- Fluent English is essential. Additional languages e.g. Arabic, French are desirable

This would be an ideal role for an experienced Junior Web Developer looking to make a difference in a rewarding role within the Charity Sector!​

We are looking to appoint this role ASAP and will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis so for the best chance of success please click ‘apply’ today to become our Junior Web Developer – we would love to hear from you.​

Disclaimer: Please be aware that due to the anticipated quantity of response, we will only be contacting candidates who are shortlisted to interview stage. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of your application, please assume that unfortunately you have been unsuccessful this time.​

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Bereavement leave
Company pension
Employee discount
Free parking
On-site parking
Sick pay
Store discount

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Human Appeal

Cheadle and Gatley, England, United Kingdom

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