Social Media Events Volunteer

Tuesday 1 August 2017
Vacancy type:
Office and administration, Publicity and promotional
At home

What we're looking for

RSPB Scotland hosts hundreds of events each year, and with so much going on, it's important to get the word out as widely and effectively as possible. That means using social media, in particular Facebook and Twitter. We need your help with the creation of interesting posts and the regular scheduling of these posts throughout the year to help publicise our events, and provide the public with the information they need if they want to come along. This includes the use of pictures, posters and the occasional video. We also need help with the promotion of Glasgow Wildfest, a celebration of Glasgow's wildlife and wild spaces, which takes place throughout September. Around 50 events are hosted as part of the festival, most of which involve partner organisations and local groups around the city. Promotion for the festival will start in early August 2017, and an additional three or four days of availability throughout this month would be extremely helpful.

The skills you need

- A good level of written English. - Attention to detail - Creative use of words - Experience with Facebook, Twitter and Hootsuite would be useful - An eye for a good photo.

Your time

About one day a month, with 3-4 additional days throughout August 2017
All year round

What's in it for you?

Become part of our friendly team promoting the work of the RSPB in South and West Scotland! Gain experience in: -Effective publicity for a large conservation charity. -Working within a brand -Facebook pages for business purposes -Twitter, including the effective use of hashtags and tagging -Hootsuite -Basic photo and video editing -Promoting a city-wide festival -Working with partners This role is very flexible, and after initial training in the Glasgow RSPB Scotland office, could be carried out from home if preferred. Days and hours can be modified to suit you. 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


Jenny Tweedie, South and West Scotland Regional Office
Tel: 0141 331 0993


Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be reimbursed where necessary. The RSPB speaks out for birds and wildlife, tackling the problems that threaten our environment. We rely upon memberships and donations to fund our work. By volunteering your time and skills, you could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB. Nature is amazing – help us keep it that way.

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