Visual Communications

Visual Communications

Ongoing role
J97682
At a glance

Skills

  • Marketing strategy
  • Public relations
  • Social media marketing
  • Graphic design
  • Illustration
  • Photography

Where

Coventry, CV1 2HL
Mainly at home
Travel limit? Within a 25 mile radius

Time

Mostly during office hours Estimate of time needed:
3-7 hours / week
This is a flexible role to suit your availability. We estimate we need your help for between 3 and 6 hours per week.

Deadline

31 Aug 2024

Visitors from Fifth Day

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.

You will be helping us to publicise the excellent work we do, to local audiences using a range of channels. You will be supporting our marketing and social media functions and strengthening our brand.

What will you be doing?

Being a visual communications volunteer can involve:   

 Social media – creating visual content for Facebook, X (formerly Twitter) and Instagram 

  • Helping us create a TicTok account and creating content for us. 
  • Support to develop the visual branding for our organisation, helping us to tell the story about the work we do and to support audiences to find the help that they need 
  • Assisting with the production of visuals for publicity materials including press releases and printed materials by mail-outs or by hand, email, websites 
  • General assistance for our events programme including attendance at key events  

What are we looking for?

These are some of the things that we think are the important qualities in a visual communications volunteer, but just as important is someone who is willing to learn and grow with our support.  

  • Creative skills in design, illustration, digital content. 
  • A professional, friendly and outgoing manner 
  • Ability to work on own initiative 
  • Previous marketing and social media experience would be a bonus  
  • Commitment to work within marketing guidelines and policies  
  • Willingness to learn about the range of our services    
  • Good oral and communication skills are essential 
  • Good standard of literacy and numeracy 
  • The ability to work confidently on own initiative and know when to seek help and support. 
  • I.T. literate 
  • Reliability 
  • Willingness to undertake training where necessary 
  • Requirement to undertake Induction Training, work to guidelines and policies on Health & Safety, Confidentiality and Data Protection, Equal and Diversity etc. 

What difference will you make?

  • You will meet new people in your community 
  • You will be making a difference to the lives of local people who need our support by promoting our organisation and services 
  • Your help will strengthen our brand and hopefully attract much needed resources
  • You will join a friendly and supportive team 
  • We cover your expenses such as travel and lunch if you are with us for a whole day.

Before you apply

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

We will arrange an informal meeting to answer any questions you may have and to get to know you a bit better.

Causes
  • Poverty relief
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

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