Social Media and PR volunteer

Culture, heritage and events | Heritage

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Location: Crystal Palace, Upper Norwood, SE19 1UA (see map)

Travel: Crystal Palace station. Crystal Palace Station bus stop.

Start date: Ongoing

What will I be doing?

  • Work with committee members of Friends of Crystal Palace Subway to help maintain a local social media presence on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook
  • Assist with scheduling relevant local content across all 3 platforms
  • Be familiar with local community issues in the Crystal Palace area
  • Keep up to date with developments at Crystal Palace subway during a major restoration project
  • There is an opportunity to develop this role should a volunteer which to do so
Defy Gravity event, photo James Balston

Defy Gravity event, photo James Balston

What impact will this have?

  • Crystal Palace Subway is about to undergo a major restoration, the volunteer will be able to closely follow this process
  • The subway has been a popular community heritage site at Open House and Heritage Open Days for the last 6 years, we have a large number of supporters who will be keen to follow progress
  • Once restored the subway will become a usable venue and significant attraction for South London
  • Restoration of the subway is part of the wider regeneration of Crystal Palace Park

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • this is a flexible role where the volunteer can manage their own time
  • it is anticipated the role will require a minimum of 2 hours per week

What else do I need to know?

  • Last year Friends of Crystal Palace Subway were awarded Best Organisation Supporting Volunteers in the Crystal Palace area
  • Last year Friends of Crystal Palace Subway were shortlisted for Mayor of London’s Volunteering Awards

Expenses

  • Pre agreed out of pocket expenses will be paid based on receipts

Background checks

  • Other background checks are required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Interpersonal
  • Team working
  • Professional
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Technology
  • Social media
  • PR
What skills can I gain?
  • Charity
  • Events
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Negotiating
  • Team working
  • Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Professional
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Technology
  • Social media

Training

  • An introduction to the Friends of Crystal Palace Subway, including volunteer handbook and relevant policies

Location

Crystal Palace, Upper Norwood, SE19 1UA

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