Social Media/Digital Manager (Sports)

Social Media/Digital Manager (Sports)

Short term project
J97143
At a glance

Skills

  • Marketing strategy
  • Social media marketing
  • Graphic design
  • Digital and IT strategy

Where

Scotland, EH21 9GT
Remote opportunity

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week
1-2 months

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Join Sports Pathway Group as our Social Media Manager! Create compelling content to engage young people & families across the UK and abroad. Develop effective strategies & foster online community connections.

What will you be doing?

We are looking for an experienced and creative Social Media Manager to join our team. The successful candidate will engage with our audiences by creating and managing compelling social media content. Your primary goal will be to increase our reach and engagement with young people and their families, both in the UK and internationally. As a Social Media Manager, you should be well-versed in the latest digital technologies and social media trends, possess excellent communication skills, and be capable of expressing our mission and values creatively.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and manage our social media strategy to reach young people and their families.
  • Create engaging content, including text, images, and videos, tailored to our target audiences.
  • Manage multiple social media accounts and posts.
  • Monitor, analyze, and report on the performance of social media campaigns.
  • Stay updated with the latest social media best practices and technologies.
  • Engage with followers, respond to queries, and build a strong online community.
  • Identify and establish relationships with influencers and industry professionals.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a volunteer who has experience:

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

The volunteer should also have

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

What difference will you make?

Impact of Your Role:

Your input will play a crucial role in shaping how we present ourselves to our service users, funders, and the general public. Through your support, we aim to amplify the reach of our amazing events and player development tools, ensuring they have a lasting impact.

Why Are We a Social Enterprise?

Sports Pathway Group, established in 2013 as a Community Interest Company (CIC), is dedicated to using our profits and assets for the public good. Unlike traditional businesses driven by the goal of maximizing profit for shareholders, a CIC reinvests its surpluses to achieve social objectives.

To date, SPG has invested approximately £150,000 in community programs and initiatives throughout Scotland and other parts of the UK. As an event management, consultancy, and sports tours organization, we have directly and indirectly engaged with over 100,000 people of all ages across the UK, fostering community development and promoting the benefits of sports.

Causes
  • Children / families
  • Sports
  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 
    Social enterprise

    Established in 2013, Sports Pathway Group operates as a Community Interest Company (CIC), a distinctive type of enterprise dedicated to leveraging its profits and assets for the betterment of...