Social Media Officer

Thursday 6 September 2018
Vacancy type:
Office and administration, Publicity and promotional, Volunteering at home
Exe Estuary Reserve

What we're looking for

Social media is ever changing and always growing. We need someone to help give us a strong presence by engaging and responding to local people and promoting our events, activities and stories! We need someone to help with the day-to-day duties of managing and growing the reserves twitter (with potential for other RSPB twitter accounts and Facebook in the future) by responding to posts from people, writing our blog and ensuring that our events, activities and stories are effectively placed on other websites.

The skills you need

An interest in public affairs activities, including education work, working with other volunteers, media work and events. You will need to be computer literate, have good inter-personal and communication skills and an enthusiastic interest in birds and wildlife. - Excellent writing skills for a varied audience - A love of wildlife - An understanding of websites and social media channels - A knowledge of local tourism - Good research skills

Your time

As frequent as possible, checking messages (inc. in the evenings) and posting several times a week
All year round

What's in it for you?

You'll have the marvellous opportunity to engage, and work, with like-minded people, to promote fun, educational and interesting stories, news and sightings, and inspire and enthuse people locally about our work and local wildlife. The RSPB is an active and exciting conservation charity, the largest in Europe! We can help you gain new skills and develop existing ones, and give you a valuable insight into our work.

How to apply


Eleanor Woolway, Exe Estuary Reserve
Tel: 01392 833111


This role can be undertaken from home or at the reserve. Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for all of us. We belong to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird 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.

Reference number 8762