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1625 Independent People

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Communications and Social Media Volunteer


We are looking for a dynamic and driven communicator
who is passionate about telling the stories of our young people
and increasing our social media engagement. 


The role

This role provides the opportunity for a talented and passionate communicator to improve our visibility and gain invaluable experience. This volunteer will need to understand and represent our young people in a positive way on different online platforms. We ask for one half day or full day per week, Monday to Friday. 
Main duties include:
  • Develop our social media engagement, including posts, optimisation and a variety of platforms
  • Develop our case study library, including interviewing clients and creating dynamic stories to use for press, reports and funding applications
  • This is not an exhaustive list and on occasion we may ask for help with other duties, like our eNewsletter.


The role will be based at our head office - Kingsley Hall, 59 Old Market Street, Bristol, BS2 0ER – and the team operates 9am-5pm Mondays to Fridays.

Key skills

  • An understanding of young people and a passion to support them in a positive and hopeful way
  • Demonstrable experience of writing copy and online content
  • Demonstrable experience of utilising social media in a professional environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willingness to learn and be cooperative
  • Attention to detail


  • Travel expenses (inc. mileage where needed), lunch (for a full day volunteering), free tea/coffees at offices etc
  • Access to training
  • Full induction, regular support and supervision
  • Materials and equipment
  • References for future employment (after six months of volunteering)

Closing date

Please submit your CV and application form by Saturday 31 August 2019, 5pm.


1625 Independent People is committed to promoting equal opportunity and diversity.
Any enquiries or if you need a paper version sent to you please email
or call 0117 317 8800.


All contents copyright© 2013. 1625 Independent People is a charity and a registered society (Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, reg: 23964R exempt from registration with the Charity Commission). Registered office: Kingsley Hall, 59 Old Market Street, Bristol, BS2 0ER. Created & Managed By Solsoft

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