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Reference: 59964

Date Added: 18 March 2017
Closing Date: 3 April 2017

Job Title: Digital Communications Volunteer

Working For: Afghanistan and Central Asian Association

Location: London

Charity Number: 1096908

Salary: Unpaid (part-time, flexible hours)

Job Details

Location: 24 Deptford Broadway, London SE8 4PA.

Job Purpose: To contribute to the development and delivery of ACAA’s 2017 digital communications strategy and support media and communications in delivering on the organisation’s broader objectives in the UK and Afghanistan.

Part-Time: 3 months (with possibility of extension).

Reporting to: Director


  • Experience with a non-governmental organisation or charity sector
  • Experience of campaigning in a UK context
  • Previous digital/media experience in an academic, voluntary or non-governmental setting

Duties and key responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development, designing and implementation of ACAA’s new digital communications strategies
  • Supporting the monitoring and evaluation of campaign activities, through updating of impact databases
  • Supporting the drafting, editing and uploading of campaign-related content on the ACAA’s website
  • Supporting drafting of supporter email newsletter and campaigns
  • Keeping ACAA’s social media monitoring tools up to date
  • Supporting development of media products and pitching
  • Assisting overall campaigns communication functions as required

Knowledge, skills and attributes:

  • Fluency in oral and written English
  • Demonstrable high level of proficiency in updating websites and using social media
  • Proven administrative and organisational skills
  • Self-motivated, possessing initiative and an ability to prioritise/multi-task
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to tailor output to different audiences
  • Knowledge of Afghanistan and/or Middle East is desirable

Personal Attributes and Requirements:

  • For the successful completion of the digital projects, teamwork will be central to your role. (Guidance will be provided)
  • Support and promote diversity and equality of opportunity in the workplace
  • Work collaboratively with others in all aspects of our work
  • Commitment to anti-discriminatory practice and equal opportunities.
  • Commitment to upholding the rights of people facing disadvantage and discrimination
  • Support the mission, ethos and values of ACAA

For more information visit ACAA's website: http://www.acaa.org.uk.

Closing Date: 3 April 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interview Dates: March 22nd onwards.
Starting Date for Successful Applicant: Immediate.

Application Details

To apply, please send your CV (2 page) and a cover letter (1 page) which demonstrates your experience and why you would like to work at ACAA. Please send applications to mattwilliams.acaa@gmail.com referenced. 

Website: http://www.acaa.org.uk/

Additional Notes