Local Group Publicity Officer - Lancaster

Posted:
Thursday 7 March 2019
Vacancy type:
Publicity and promotional, Volunteering at home, Community groups
Location:
At home

What we're looking for

To assist the Lancaster local group in publicising their work through the local media (papers, radio etc). Also ensuring all group events are promoted to as wide a range of the local public as possible via posters, radio and press 'What's On' features etc. Generally ensuring the work of the RSPB and the group is publicised effectively locally. We have 4 committee meetings per year and outdoor meetings most months as well as 7 indoor meetings. Committee members are not required to attend every group meeting as we all have other commitments. Working from home would also be required.

The skills you need

To be friendly, enthusiastic and outgoing, and keen to speak to members and the public about the RSPB and the group. You will need to have good organisational skills. The ability to create posters and having knowledge of posting on Facebook and Twitter would be an advantage.

Your time

Minimum:
4-6 hours per month
Duration:
Ongoing
Period:
All year round

What's in it for you?

You'll be joining a friendly committee while having fun and will have the opportunity to get a story/press release you have written picked up by the local media. The RSPB is an active and exciting conservation charity, the largest in Europe. We can help you gain skills and give you a valuable insight into our work

How to apply

Contact

Alasdair McKee, Northern England Region Office, Lancaster
Tel: 01524 581000
Email: Alasdair.McKee@rspb.org.uk

Notes

Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. The RSPB is the UK's largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. Together with our partners, we protect threatened birds and wildlife so our towns, coast and countryside will teem with life once again. We also play a leading role in a worldwide partnership of nature conservation organisations. Your time and skills could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB and it would be great if you could join us.

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