Relay For Life Dalgety Bay PR and Social Media Chair - Fife

Expiring today

Location
KY11 9NA, Dunfermline
Posted
10 May 2022
Closes
10 Aug 2022
Expenses
Unpaid
Commitment
Short Term
Why we need you:

Cancer Research UK is seeking a committed individual to lead the PR and social media strategy.  We need a creative person who can create engaging content to engage the community and raise the profile of the Relay For Life.

Cancer Research UK Relay For Life is a celebration of the communities fight against cancer as the teams fundraise in the months leading up to the event.

Each Relay is an overnight, community-led, non-athletic event where teams set up camp and take it in turns to walk around a track for up to 24 hours to signify that ‘cancer never sleeps’. Everyone is invited to come along and celebrate the lives of Cancer Survivors, remember those lost to the disease and show their support of Cancer Research UK's vital work and the day itself has a carnival atmosphere.

What will I be doing?
  • Manage the Relay For Life Dalgety Bay Facebook Page
  • Create and schedule engaging content.
  • Compose press releases to, organise radio/TV interviews to promote the event 
  • Distribute leaflets, posters and other documents. 

What skills do I need?

  • You should be able to convey simple messages to others in an accurate and understandable way.
  • IT literate with an interest in social media channels.
  • You need to be able to plan and coordinate social media content.
  • Experience in writing and sending our press releases.
  • You should be able to use resources available to you – people and materials – effectively and be creative in your approach so as to engage everyone in activity.
What support will we give you?

You will receive training on the PR and Social Media Chair role.  You will be part of a dynamic and supportive Relay Committee and you will be able to draw on a range of Cancer Research UK resources.

At Cancer Research UK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We will consider making any reasonable adjustments to support volunteer applications from people with a disability or health condition. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that volunteers from diverse backgrounds will help us to beat cancer.

What benefits can I expect?
  • The opportunity to develop new and existing skills. 
  • The satisfaction of knowing you are making a real difference to the work of Cancer Research UK. 
  • Valuable events experience 
  • The experience of working with one of the UK’s leading charities. 
  • Meet new and like-minded people in your local area and create a positive impact in your community. 
  • Volunteering can help you learn some great new skills and gain new experience to support you in your personal and career development. 
Where will I be based?

Much of the preparatory work involved with Relay can be completed from home, although attending meetings and recruitment/promotional activity will require you to be “out and about” in the community.

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