Marketing and Publicity Volunteer - Cosham

Marketing and Publicity Volunteer - Cosham

Ongoing role
J97487
At a glance

Skills

  • Copywriting / Journalism
  • Marketing strategy
  • Public relations

Where

Portsmouth, PO6 3AP
Mainly at home
Travel limit? 15 miles

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month or 1-3 hours / week

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Welcome to Reach Volunteering. We are a community and registered charity that connects people, skills and good causes.

To apply for this role, and any other on our platform, you need to be based in the UK, have at least three years of experience using the skills you wish to volunteer in a professional capacity or have lived experience (for trustee roles). Read more about our criteria.

With an interest in marketing and publicity you'll help build the profile of our Parkinson's UK Local Group and communicate with the local community, connecting people to the support they need to live well with Parkinson's.

What will you be doing?

Why we want you

Our local groups provide friendship, support and activities to people affected by Parkinson's in the local area. But, only once people have found out about the group! With an interest in marketing and publicity, you'll help build the profile of the group and communicate with the local community

What you will be doing

  • promoting activities through leaflets and posters, the group / activity web page and in the local media
  • supporting the group / activity and other volunteers to gather information about upcoming events and activities, and write them up in a concise, attractive way to be used in publicity
  • developing ways to promote the group / activity, including leaflets and posters, local media, online and social media
  • producing, editing and collecting content for the group / activity newsletter

What are we looking for?

The skills you need

  • excellent writing and communication skills
  • regular access to a computer and experience of using email and Microsoft office or GSuite
  • experience at writing press releases and news articles
  • Enthusiasm, and a keenness to learn more about Parkinson's UK

What difference will you make?

  • you'll connect people affected by Parkinson's in the local area to the support they need
  • use your marketing and communication skills and experience to make a real difference

Before you apply

Please apply through Reach in the first instance. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete our additional application form.

Causes
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

    As the UK's Parkinson's support and research charity we provide expert information on Parkinson's, fund groundbreaking Parkinson's research, offer friendship and support, campaign, change...