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Job Type: Umbraco Full Stack Developer (Permanent / Full Time)
Location: West Midlands (United Kingdom)
Salary: £37,500 Per Annum

Date: 22/12/2022


Full Time - 35 hours per week Salary: £37,500 Based at our HQ near Stoneleigh, Warwickshire (Agile working arrangements available)

Company & Job Specifics:

The British Horse Society (BHS) is the UK's largest and most influential equestrian charity. The BHS represents and provides a range of services for horse riders, horse owners, enthusiasts and professionals.


The BHS is entering an exciting period of technology transformation across the entire business. As a result, we are looking for an enthusiastic website specialist to support this process, working on and managing our Umbraco website (hosted in MS Azure) and developing access for mobile devices.


Our Website & Mobile Apps Specialist will be an integral part of the Technology Team, maintaining and developing our website to keep pace with the BHS digital transformation.


So, you’re interested?

Here’s some information on the role….

The British Horse Society delivers a range of equestrian charitable objectives, along with providing membership offerings and educational programmes to the wider equestrian community.


The Technology Team supports our charitable work and income streams by providing solutions and services that fit the needs and requirements of our organisation and ensuring those solutions are comprehensive and effectively supported.


We have recently refreshed our website using Umbraco and are looking for a Specialist to join the team to develop our journey. You will work closely with our Marketing and Communications Teams to provide technical expertise to enhance and extend our website.


You will report to the Head of Technology Solutions Delivery and work alongside other Applications Specialists and external suppliers.


The successful candidate will join an experienced Technology Team that is friendly, supportive, and dedicated and promotes training and development.


What will you get in return?

  • Annual Leave: 23 days + plus bank holidays (increasing to 25 days after 2 years service)
  • Pension: Automatic entry at 4% into our scheme after 3-month deferral period, contributions matched up to 5%
  • Health Benefits: health cash plan, life assurance at 4 x salary, yearly flu jab
  • Wellbeing Support: Everymind at Work mental health and wellbeing app and quarterly webinars, opportunities to participate in range of engagement activities such as our book and gardening clubs, ‘Put the Kettle On’ informal virtual chats and our annual Funuary activities!
  • Training and Development: Access to a range of formal and informal development opportunities, including BHS Wise (our e-learning platform), our A Day in Your Shoes cross-departmental work shadowing scheme and C-Me communication workshops.


The British Horse Society is committed to achieving equity for all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.


We aspire to have a diverse workforce because, in our view, diversity enables better organisational outcomes. We also believe that a more inclusive workplace, where people of different backgrounds work together, ensures better outcomes for all employees.


We therefore strongly encourage suitably experienced people from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.


Only suitable candidates will be directly contacted about this position, and we will not store or process the data of candidates in any way unless consent has been obtained.


How to apply: please provide a cover letter/personal statement highlighting your relevant skills and experience and how you meet the essential skills for this role, along with your CV, to


Please note: we will be speaking to and interviewing candidates throughout the advertised period; to avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.


Closing Date for applications: 23 January 2023

Candidate Requirements:

Key skills needed for this exciting role:

  • Knowledge of Umbraco, MS SQL, C# ASP.NET MVC and MS Azure (to implement website functions)
  • Experience with web development technologies, tools, and languages, such as HTML, JavaScript, CSS andHTML, JavaScript, CSS
  • Experience developing mobile applications for both android and iOS devices.
  • Significant experience managing the technical aspects of a website and mobile applications
  • Has demonstrably worked cooperatively with a Marketing/Communications function
  • Has deployed and managed web analytics tools to support Marketing/Communications activity
  • Knowledge of good practice for website and mobile application development
  • Has created and maintained secure integrations/interfaces between websites and internal solutions (within an M365 environment)
  • Has combined waterfall and agile/iterative/incremental approaches within delivery

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