JJ Staffordshire

JJ Staffordshire

At a glance

Skills

  • Event management
  • Marketing strategy
  • Social media marketing
  • Digital and IT strategy
  • Business development / Sales
  • Public speaking
  • Strategic development and planning
  • General / operations management
  • Management consultancy

Where

Based in Alrewas, Staffordshire
I would prefer to volunteer mainly at home, mainly at the office, or will consider remote opportunities from across the UK.

Time

Either in or out of office hours

Any time by arrangement

Causes

  • Arts
  • Campaigning
  • Criminal justice
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Gardens and parks
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Human rights
  • International development
  • Local / community
  • Museums / heritage
  • Older people / later life
  • Poverty relief
  • Training / employment support
  • Voluntary sector support
  • Women
  • Young people

Type of role

Short term project, Ongoing role, Trustee/Governor

Work history

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About me

Retired in 2019 from being Programme Manager for the Rolls-Royce Digital Academy.  I was formerly Communications Business Partner for the Rolls-Royce global IT organisation and was a Chartered Digital Marketer. 

Currently deliver courses and talks on digital media, inc. social media, for both voluntary and commercial organisations, paid and unpaid.  Helping u3a to improve their national website, and recruit members via digital means. Since 2019 I have worked on 4 websites, 2 of them from scratch: one Wordpress, one currently planning to move from Joomla. 

Former organisational change and communications consultant. Extensive, up to date and sound knowledge of IT and strategic options for business; ex IBM IT salesman.  Qualified School Business Director; ex interim Head of Communications for international development charity (Practical Action).  International experience in IT, energy, education, IT service delivery & communications (internal & external).

Currently Trustee of St Chad's Academy Trust, Chair of the Risk Committee, Trustee, Lichfield u3a, Planning Officer, Alrewas Civic Society, member, environment group. Former elected member of UK Methodist Council (voluntary). Former Trustee of Lichfield Family Justice Centre.  Ex-President, Soroptimist International Tamworth.
Able to advise on and participate in choice of strategic, infrastructural and financial options for development, expert in implementing and advising on digital infrastructure. Accustomed to working with volunteers.  March 2022: I'm leading a digital strategy research project for u3a. 

INTERESTED in contributing to community development, education, all things digital, and in improving the environment. Excellent knowledge of digital and "green" technologies.

 

What am I looking for

Keen to share digital knowledge, am experienced in improving marketing and communications, am particularly passionate about education, and women's and/or green issues.  Expert in digital and marketing strategies; former Chartered Digital Marketer, organisational change consultant, accustomed to running workshops to develop plans that work.