Publicity Team Leader

Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Voluntary - unpaid
11 Jan 2019
04 Apr 2019
Cats Protection - Gloucester & Cirencester Branch
Hours per month
10 to 20 hours
Long Term

A bit about this role

Our publicity team leaders have the important role of supporting a wider team of publicity volunteers. As a team our publicity volunteers collectively keep members of the public informed of the vital and varied ways we help our feline friends in need. Raising awareness is crucial to us being able to help the thousands of cats and kittens each year that rely on us. A higher profile can help raise funds, raise awareness of adopting a cat, promote neutering and encourage as many people as possible to learn about feline welfare. 

What can you expect to be doing? 

  • Communicating with others including newsletter, social networking and website volunteers
  • Advising others on the content of newsletters and web posts
  • Interacting with others to make sure information is positive, accurate and consistent
  • Liaising with your volunteer group and our National Cat Centre to organise media campaigns
  • Responding to local media requests if required 


What are the benefits to you and the cats?

You will develop new skills, expand your knowledge and make a significant contribution to improving the lives of cats and kittens by supporting other publicity volunteers in their roles and raising awareness of Cats Protection. You will also meet new people, make new friends and be part of a dedicated team of volunteers.

We’re looking for someone with

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to be a part of a team
  • The ability to prioritise and delegate
  • Good IT skills
  • Editorial skills and experience in PR and marketing (would be an advantage) 

Time expectation 

Our publicity team leaders usually spend 3 to 4 hours per week in this role, which is flexible and can be shared by more than one volunteer if needed.

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