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Reference: 69327

Date Added: 10 January 2019
Closing Date: 20 January 2019

Job Title: Campaigns & Public Affairs Volunteer

Working For: Age UK

Location: London

Charity Number: 1128267

Salary: Volunteer post - £5 per day food allowance and up to £10 travel expenses covered

Job Details

Purpose: To assist the Age UK External Affairs team with ad hoc admin duties to contribute to the organisation’s wider campaigns and public affairs activity.

Main duties:
• Administration tasks such as data inputting, notetaking, transcribing, telephone based engagement
• Assist with events logistics from planning to delivery
• Understand, categorise and pull out relevant information from a spreadsheet which contains information such as survey responses
• Condensing key information from reports into short internal briefings
• Assist in growing and developing our social media presence

Skills and experience:
• An active interest in politics and making positive change to the lives of older people
• A people person who is able to communicate well face to face, over the phone and in writing
• Being flexible with the ability to work within a team and independently
• Experience of supporting event logistics
• Experience of using Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Experience using social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook
• Commitment to data protection, confidentiality and health and safety - with a willingness to complete relevant online training

The role is completely flexible and based on how much time the successful candidate is able offer.

W4MP Note:
The role being advertised is a voluntary one. As such, there are no set hours and responsibilities and you should be free to come and go as you wish. If the post demands set hours and/or has a specific job description you may be deemed to be a ‘worker’ and be covered by National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage legislation. See http://www.w4mp.org/jobs-listings-events/jobs/
for more information about National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage.

Closing Date: 20 January 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Please email a cover letter and CV to david.bridson@ageuk.org.uk by the closing date.

Your cover letter should explain how you meet the specific skills and experience required. 

Website: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/

Additional Notes