Schools Outreach Marketing Assistant - Greater Manchester

We need your help to promote our new schools outreach project in Manchester. Can you bring innovative ideas to reach out to schools and help more children to connect to nature?

Monday 9 September 2019
Vacancy type:
Office and administration, Publicity and promotional, Inspiring young people, Volunteering at home
At home

What we're looking for

As part of the RSPB's aim to connect as many children as possible to nature, we are getting children out of the classroom and exploring the wildlife in their school grounds. We need your help to promote our new offer using innovative ideas to reach out to schools and teachers across Manchester. As a Marketing Assistant, you will use local media, on-line communication, face to face meetings and networking to encourage more schools to get closer to nature. Develop your skills and knowledge with ongoing training opportunities. Key duties and responsibilities - Identify opportunities for marketing - Produce promotional video - Compose press releases and articles - Deliver face to face promotion in schools - Regularly check and respond to emails - Assist with data collection, feedback and evaluation - Attend initial induction and training and participate in occasional skills development opportunities

The skills you need

Essential: • An interest and basic understanding of marketing principles • Good standard of spoken and written English • Able to use initiative and bring new ideas • Relationship building skills • Well organised, great communicator • Ability to work independently and represent the RSPB in a professional manner • Computer literacy • Able to travel to schools around Manchester (particularly city centre) It would be desirable (though not essential) if you also have the following: • Experience of working in or with schools

Your time

One half day per week
Initially 6 months
All year round

What's in it for you?

An excellent opportunity to play a vital part in inspiring children about the natural world. Build on existing skills and learn & develop new skills. Boost your CV by volunteering with a well known charity - we'd supply you with a reference. Enjoy being part of a professional team.

How to apply


Catherine Clarke, Various locations


Before starting in role we'd ask you to attend: an induction to the RSPB, it's vision and ways of working; an induction to the role. We'd reimburse any out-of-pocket travel expenses, provide you with RSPB uniform and name badge, and of course give you ongoing support in your role. The RSPB is the country's largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. By volunteering your time and talents you can help us increase our impact and help us save more nature.

Reference number 9098