PR Officer (Autism Charity Volunteer)

PR Officer (Autism Charity Volunteer)

Ongoing role
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At a glance

Skills

  • Campaigning
  • Event management
  • Public relations
  • Social media marketing

Where

Feltham, TW13 5AN
Remote opportunity

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
3-7 hours / week
Approximately 4 hours per 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.

The Transforming Autism Project is looking for an experienced volunteer (4 hours a week) public relations officer to foster brand awareness and uphold a positive public image for the Charity.

What will you be doing?

The Transforming Autism Project, is looking for an experienced volunteer public relations officer to foster brand awareness and uphold a positive public image for our Charity. Applicants must have a background in media management or PR, and experience with developing, leading, and maintaining marketing strategies related to public relations.

Our ideal candidate is media savvy and skilled in communication strategies.

Objectives of this role

  • Develop PR marketing strategies for the Charity
  • Communicate with press and media representatives
  • Form an impressive public-facing brand image
  • Create and facilitate PR campaigns
  • Organize PR-related events

Responsibilities

  • Create promotional materials
  • Craft, edit, and distribute press releases
  • Track Autism promotional trends
  • Communicate with internal teams and external media outlets

Skills and qualifications

  • Confident communicator
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of networking and building relationships with the press
  • Aptitude for strategic problem-solving
  • Proficient in all social media platforms, such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn

Preferred qualifications

  • Previous PR or media management experience
  • Strong editorial and marketing skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills

What are we looking for?

Responsibilities

  • Create promotional materials
  • Craft, edit, and distribute press releases
  • Track Autism promotional trends
  • Communicate with internal teams and external media outlets

Skills and qualifications

  • Confident communicator
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of networking and building relationships with the press
  • Aptitude for strategic problem-solving
  • Proficient in all social media platforms, such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn

Preferred qualifications

  • Previous PR or media management experience
  • Strong editorial and marketing skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills

Personal:

  • Team player
  • A connection to Autism
  • Can provide around 4 hours a week support.

What difference will you make?

Your help and expertise will enable us to continue developing the effectiveness and awareness of the Charity.

Before you apply

Causes
  • Children / families
  • Education
  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Mental health
  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

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