Junior Developer


We’re Torchbox, a progressive digital agency on a mission to help charities create transformative, high-quality digital products and services in low-risk, cost-effective ways. We’re proud to be the creators of Wagtail, one of the leading open source CMSs, now used by Google, NASA, the NHS and thousands of other organisations around the world.

This is a great time to join Torchbox. We’ve just become the UKs first 100% employee owned digital agency, business is booming in the UK and US, Wagtail is flying high and we’re doing great work with many, incredible, mission-driven organisations.

We are looking for Graduates to come and join our team as Junior Developers!

You’ll work alongside talented developers, designers and project managers who will mentor and support your progression.

To get the best out of the position you will need: 

  • To know the basics of programming and software engineering. We won’t expect you to know everything but we will expect you to be keen to learn.
  • An understanding of how the web works and the curiosity to delve deeper into it. 

  • To show initiative in problem solving and to communicate what you have already tried when asking for help. 

  • To be comfortable working in a busy team, for multiple clients

  • To share our values

What we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to be a co-owner of Torchbox, shaping and sharing in our success. Be a partner, not just an employee. Our Voice Groups provide the chance to share your vision within Torchbox.

  • The chance to work with our brilliant clients, making the world a better place

  • Competitive salary with annual review with annual employee owners and performance bonus

  • Training and conference budget to accelerate your development.

  • Flexible working hours; the option to work fully remotely, split your time between office and home, or choose to be in one of our offices fulltime, enabling you to work in a flexible way that best suits your needs.

  • Free eye tests, flu jabs & shopping discounts

  • Private health scheme and access to mental health support

  • Ethical pension scheme, with a 5% contribution from Torchbox

  • Wellness programme and cycle to work scheme, alongside other Torchbox offerings, good for both you and the environment.

  • Regular virtual and in-person events, weekly veggie team lunch (when we’re in the office)  & parties including our famous Torchfest

  • 25 days holiday, plus public holidays

*The salary range quoted includes our employee owners and performance bonus scheme. This equates to roughly 10% - 25% of your final salary. 

We particularly welcome neurodiverse individuals and applicants from ethnically diverse backgrounds that are under-represented groups in the creative and technology industries.

If you need any help completing the application form then please email recruitment@torchbox.com or if you would prefer to apply by phone then give us a call on +44 (0) 1608 811 870

No agencies please.