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Help us spread the word about our good work as our Marketing and Social Media coordinator

Marketing / PR volunteers needed for New Beginnings Reading

New Beginnings Reading is looking for a Marketing and Social Media Coordinator. Someone with an interest and a passion to spread the word, help us reach a wider audience and boost awareness of the valuable work we do with disadvantaged families and homeless people in Reading.

This person should:

  • Have good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Knowledge of social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram;
  • Be able to work on their own initiative, work with others and independently and have good organisational skills;
  • Pay attention to detail;
  • Have access to a telephone, computer and email.

The role would involve:

  • Building the profile of the charity through various marketing mediums eg local radio and newspapers;
  • Developing New Beginnings Reading’s social media presence;
  • Keeping our social media information updated, ideally on a daily basis;
  • Encouraging others to comment on our posts and share them with others;
  • Increasing the numbers of people following our posts on our own website and social media platforms;
  • Promoting New Beginnings Reading’s brand;
  • Leaflet and poster creation and identifying new opportunities for leaflet distribution.;
  • Writing press releases with a view to obtaining media coverage.
Contact person firstname
Grace Gomez, Charity Chair/Founder
Lastname
Contact person's position
Mobile?
07421998208
Contact instructions?
Email contact is preferred

Location description
Working from home
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Not specified
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Not specified
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMMon EVETue AMTue PMTue EVEWed AMWed PMWed EVEThu AMThu PMThu EVEFri AMFri PMFri EVESat AMSat PMSat EVESun AMSun PMSun EVE
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Marketing / PR
Will suit someone like this:
Self organised/motivatedNetworkerCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
No
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Regular contact with manager
Are expenses paid?
No
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
No
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
3
Opportunity added on
3 April 2019

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