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Reference: 71861

Date Added: 11 July 2019
Closing Date: 28 August 2019

Job Title: Communications & Marketing Volunteer

Working For: African Child Trust (ACT)

Location: London

Charity Number: 1158266

Salary: Expenses will be covered in line with our expenses policy

Job Details

African Child Trust (ACT) is a small UK registered Christian charity established with a mission to relieve and alleviate poverty of widows, orphans and other vulnerable children in Africa. At ACT we are passionate about changing lives and giving opportunities to less privilege children and needy widows to achieve their potential in life. ACT is currently working in 8 countries of Africa. We are based in Croydon close to the main stations (5 minutes from West Croydon and 10 minutes from East Croydon). We are looking for an outgoing and self-motivated individual to join our team. The role is ideal for a graduate wanting to gain experience in international development and the charity sector.

Ideally should possess excellent writing and communication skills and good understanding of social media practices and strategies. You should also be able to carry out some basic research.

Duties for this Voluntary role include:

  • Writing blogs and researching ideas for blogs if writing is a passion
  • Updating and scheduling posts on all social media platforms and researching ideas for articles
  • Working closely with the ACT Director to create campaign concepts
  • Monitoring analytics and producing weekly reports for ACT Director
  • Liaising and managing remote blog writers to ensure blog schedule is maintained
  • Updating yearly communications schedule with relevant content.

This position will be based at our offices in Croydon.

Please note this position is voluntary and therefore hours/days are flexible.

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/
advertising-jobs-with-w4mp/volunteers/what-is-the-national-minimum-wage/
for more information about National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage.

Closing Date: 28 August 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Shortlisted candidates will be informed and a visit to the office to meet the team will be arranged.

Application Details

To apply, please send a current CV and covering letter detailing the experience and skills you could bring to the position to Diana Walters at diana@africanchildtrust.org.uk.

Please note that regrettably we may not be able to respond to every unsuccessful application.

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

Additional Notes