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Interested in journalism? Help create case studies for this local funder

Marketing / PR volunteers needed for Berkshire Community Foundation (BCF) in RG2

We are looking for a Marketing Volunteer to develop case studies of certain donors and beneficiaries of local voluntary groups who are funded by ourselves. Applicant needs interest in journalism, good writing and people skills.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Arrange visits to local groups to meet and hear stories of beneficiaries.
  • To conduct interviews and write up notes from visits.
  • Be sensitive and unbiased.
  • Understand the issues around taking photos and photo permissions.
  • Arrange similar visits to meet people who donate to BCF and understand why they give to us.
  • Write up case studies in a style agreed with Marketing Manager.
  • Optional: Provide office support to Marketing Manager i.e. updating social media, assisting with press releases, annual report etc.
Contact person firstname
Rosie McCurrie, Marketing Manager
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0118 930 3021
Contact instructions?
By email
Location address line 1
100 Longwater Avenue
Line 2
Green Park
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG2 6GP

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Location description
Berkshire
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
Yes
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
Timings are flexible
Task type?
Marketing / PR
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changeSelf organised/motivatedLikes team workHappy to work soloPrecise and methodicalGood sense of humourSociableSupportiveCreativeCommunicatorWants to get out and about
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
No
Is training given?
No
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Close liaison and support with Marketing Manager
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel expenses paid
Will I need my own transportation?
Yes
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?
1
Opportunity added on
10 Jun 2015
Berkshire Community Foundation (BCF) awards grants to a wide range of projects to build stronger communities and enrich lives by supporting organisations addressing need. BCF seeks to improve the quality of life for people in Berkshire through a growing grant making capacity supporting voluntary and community groups in the county. BCF inspires philanthropy and charitable giving and provides a vital link between donors and local needs. BCF works with companies and individuals to make a lasting impact in their local community by raising funds. Berkshire Community Foundation (BCF) awards grants to a wide range of projects to build stronger communities and enrich lives by supporting organisations addressing need.