Jobs & Volunteer Positions

 

We have the following volunteer opportunities:

 

  • Communications Volunteer, central London
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Role type:  Voluntary – travel and lunch expenses paid

Hours:        1-2 days per week 

Duration:  3 months minimum

Responsible to: Communications and Campaigns Officer

Location:     Thames21 offices, Guildhall, London

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Help schedule social media including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Help develop and maintain Thames21’s Instagram presence
  • Assist in maintaining an effective website to ensure all content is up to date and inspiring
  • Help draft news stories for our website
  • Help draft press releases, potentially with proactive follow up, to secure media coverage
  • Communications for London Rivers Week, one of the fastest growing environmental campaigns in the capital

HOW YOU’LL BENEFIT

This role with provide multiple ways for you to help develop your career in communications and the environment:

  • You will build experience in using social media to drive brand awareness and campaigns
  • Get hands on experience in PR: drafting press releases and dealing with media on a variety of events
  • Experience writing copy for the web using CMS
  • The opportunity to work with senior people within the environmental sector
  • Learn about key environmental challenges in London and proactive responses to them

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

We’re looking for someone with an interest and understanding of digital and social media, a self-starter comfortable with working within a busy team and on their own initiative.

The right candidate will have a high competency in spelling and punctuation, and demonstrate good attention to detail. You’ll need to be IT-literate, comfortable with using different software packages and interested/experienced in using digital media and social media to communicate. An understanding of inclusion and equal opportunities, and an interest in the environment would be beneficial.

These lists are not exhaustive. Please follow this link for further details of this role and how to apply.

Closing date: 6pm 11 March 2020