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Vacancy: Comms and Social Media volunteer

VolunteeringPosted by Philippa Faulkner Sun, April 02, 2017 12:41:00

We have an exciting volunteering opportunity helping us develop our communications as we prepare to open a new community advice service in Tollcross. The role will work with TCAN volunteers and our partner organisations to promote our work, speak out about issues affecting local people and grow our membership base.

What could I be doing?
This is a list of possible activities. We are open to hearing from people who can help us with one or all of the tasks below.

*Writing content for the TCAN website including: interviews with local projects, news articles and blogs about issues affecting people in Tollcross
*Managing our social media accounts
*Helping coordinate promotional materials to advertise the work of TCAN
*Sending out the monthly TCAN e-newsletter
*Regularly checking the TCAN email account

What experience do I need?
*Good written and oral communication skills are essential.
*Some experience of preparing promotional materials and updating website content would be useful
*You will be a creative person with an interest in social media and lots of ideas about how we could grow our communications
*Interest and enthusiasm for the aims of TCAN are very important.
*Patience and ability to be work in a small team

What’s in it for me?

You will be part of a rapidly moving project which has the potential to deliver positive outcomes for people living and working in Tollcross. This role will have a lot of autonomy and you will have opportunities to put your own creative stamp on projects. If you are looking to build your CV this is the perfect role

How many hours do I need to volunteer?
Hours might vary but we would expect on average you will be volunteering about 2 hours a week. We also have a monthly committee minute meeting which we would like you to attend occasionally. However, if you have less time available or there are just parts of the role which interest you please do get in touch.

Ideally we are looking for somebody who will be able to volunteer for at least 6 months

How do I express an interest?

If you are interested please send a short email (of no more than 300 words) outlining how you think you could help us to contacttcan@gmail.com