Marketing & Outreach Coordinator

Marketing & Outreach Coordinator

Ongoing role
J71715
At a glance

Skills

  • Copywriting / Journalism
  • Event management
  • Marketing strategy
  • Public relations
  • Social media marketing

Where

Telford, TF1 1NU
Remote opportunity
Travel limit? N/A

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month or 0-3 hours / week
We are happy to work flexibly with any interested parties to create a working agreement that suits them, but we request 4 hours a month as a minimum.

The Marketing and Outreach Coordinator will support the Deputy Director for External Engagement in all agreed aspects of Outreach in accordance with the Branch Constitution, and Policies and Procedures of Samaritans.

What will you be doing?

Key Responsibilities:

  • To take responsibility for specific tasks in the area of Outreach, marketing and awareness
  • To maintain overview, coordinate and monitor all aspects of Outreach within the branch, including publicity, external events, school visits, talks to groups, open evenings etc., by:
    • Establishing and supporting an Outreach team, and liaising with branch trainers to ensure that team members are sufficiently trained for their role.
    • Co-ordinating regular team meetings to plan Outreach activity to raise awareness of Samaritans, including attendance at external events
    • Arranging and overseeing the content and running of Outreach activities.
    • Representing the branch at regional and centrally organised meetings and training events

What are we looking for?

Ideally, the Marketing and Outreach Coordinator will have experience working in a related field, or will have a relevant education background. We are happy to accept Marketing / Business students to this role.

What difference will you make?

Every life lost to suicide is a tragedy, and Samaritans’ vision is that fewer people die by suicide. We believe that suicide is preventable. Samaritans is here for anyone struggling to cope – day or night, 365 days a year. We take action to prevent people reaching crisis point, helping people find ways to cope and learn the skills to be there for others. We campaign to make suicide prevention a priority.

Telford Samaritans works across Shropshire and the Midlands, we are keen to raise awareness of the support our branch can offer to the local community. The Marketing and Outreach Coordinator will play a key role in  building relationships with local council and voluntary sector services.

What's in it for the volunteer?

The Marketing and Outreach Coordinator will have the opportunity to make a real difference to an important cause, and develop key marketing skills. 

A few more details

Once you've applied, we will be in touch with you.

Before you apply

Please apply initially via the Reach platform.
Causes
  • Mental health
  • Voluntary sector support
  • Every life lost to suicide is a tragedy, and Samaritans’ vision is that fewer people die by suicide. We believe that suicide is preventable. Samaritans is here for anyone struggling to cope – day...