Social Media Volunteer

Children and young people | Children | Families

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Location: 51 High Street, Green Street Green, Orpington, BR6 6BQ (see map)

Travel: High Street / Green Street Green bus stop.

Start date: 15/01/2020 (ongoing)

What will I be doing?

  • The Maypole Project is a small but growing charity and we are looking for a volunteer to support us to maintain and develop our social media activity across all channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • You will help with:

    • Creating engaging social media content and scheduling social
    media posts, liaising with staff as needed
    • Managing content calendars, inputting key social media
    activities and updating as necessary
    • Managing our social media community including moderating
    and responding to comments and messages
  • • Growing our followers on social media platforms
    • Identifying key influencers and develop influencer engagement
    strategies
    • Reporting on social media insight data to monitor and evaluate
    success
  • • Monitoring other organisation’s social media to identify trends
    • Making links with appropriate organisations to build new
    relationships within our online community
  • • Keeping up to date with The Maypole Project events and news
    • Follow The Maypole Project policies and guidelines at all times
    whilst volunteering
Social Media

Social Media

What impact will this have?

  • Opportunity to make a real and significant difference to a small but developing charity
  • Satisfaction in knowing you are supporting our valuable work with families and children with complex medical needs
  • Support us to maintain and develop our social media activity

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • We are flexible and happy to discuss this with the volunteer. Ideally we would like someone who could offer a few hours every week (ideally in the office) to undertake the above tasks and also be able to support us remotely in between these times with ad hoc posting and monitoring of our social media channels

What else do I need to know?

  • The Maypole Project provides a lifeline of support for children with complex and life threatening illnesses and their whole family; aiming to relieve and help preserve the mental and physical well-being of children and young people who have complex medical needs. We provide a range of support services to all members of the family from diagnosis through treatment and beyond.

Expenses

  • Reasonable expenses will be paid with prior agreement and in line with our expense policy

Background checks

  • No background checks are required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Technology
  • IT
  • Social media
  • Experience of working in a social media role and/or an experienced and keen user of social media channels like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn
What skills can I gain?
  • Interpersonal
  • Team working
  • Technology
  • IT
  • Social media

Training

  • One to one training in office

Location

51 High Street, Green Street Green, Orpington, BR6 6BQ

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