Social Media Manager

Social Media Manager

Ongoing role
At a glance


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


London, E16 2DQ
Remote opportunity


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


05 Sep 2022

Help us engage our audience by creating a compelling and engaging social media strategy and content about Parkinson’s disease, and about Parkinson’s Africa so that we can reach more of our beneficiaries.


What will you be doing?

We are currently looking for an experienced social media manager to work with us. We would like the volunteer to:

  • Perform a social media audit - assess the current state of our social media pages and make recommendations on how we might improve our presence and engagement and where we might focus our efforts;
  • Help us develop and execute a social media strategy;
  • Provide guidance on how we can manage our social media on an ongoing basis;
  • Produce fresh and engaging content for all our social media platforms;
  • Prepare graphics for sharing across platforms;
  • Engage with our followers and encourage interaction; and
  • Manage and maintain social media channels on a regular basis.


You will be working with our Charity Manager who will provide our existing brand elements and user personas.


What are we looking for?

We are looking for a volunteer who has experience in:

  • Writing and editing marketing content for social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn;
  • Building strategies to increase social media following and awareness campaigns;  
  • Developing a coherent brand voice for social media, from content creation to community interactions;
  • Using and setting up tools such as Canva, Hootsuite, Social Sprout, etc; and
  • Creating content calendars to help plan social media activity.


The volunteer should also have these qualities:

  • Accuracy and attention to detail 
  • Ability to quickly understand the needs of our team / organisation / users
  • Can ask key questions to enable us to clarify requirements
  • Understands the resource constraints of a small charity and is able to work with these.
  • Open to feedback 


What difference will you make?

Your input will shape how we present ourselves to people impacted by Parkinson’s, our stakeholders, funders and the general public. With your help we will be able to continue to provide culturally relevant information targeted to dispelling the stigma associated with Parkinson’s disease, raise awareness about the disease, and support Africans impacted by Parkinson’s disease. 


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

    Empowering Africans affected by Parkinson’s disease lies at the core of Parkinson’s Africa’s existence. This is particularly important today because Parkinson’s is currently the fastest growing...