Social Media Coordinator
35 hours per week
The British Red Cross helps people in crisis,whoever and wherever they are. We are part of a global voluntary network,responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies. We enable vulnerable people in the UK and abroad toprepare for and withstand emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, we help them to recover and move on with their lives. The organisation operates through 30,000 volunteers and 2,800 staff.
The Red Cross believes everyone should have the opportunity to learn first aid and know how to help in a crisis. Our teaching methods are based on educational research that identifies how people most effectively learn, retain and recall first aid skills. We provide a range of first aid courses and have developed free online learning resource and apps to make first aid accessible for all.
Our educational aim is to make first aid skills simpler and easier to learn, we hope people will be more confident and willing to use their first aid skills in an emergency. We are focused on building individual and community resilience, reducing the risk of vulnerability, and developing ability, confidence and a willingness to act. We are responsible for increasing educational learning through direct delivery, social media, online and mobile, learning and positioning.
The post holder will work across the Education team to deliver Education outcomes across social platforms, including, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Responsible for reporting, monitoring and evaluation of educational reach and learning gained through social media activity. Reactively produce and share content as events or opportunities to promote first aid learning present themselves. Schedule weekly campaigns of education content for BRC social media channels, adopting a cycle of content production which produces purposeful and engaging content along with inform on latest trends and opportunities, along with pitching creative ideas. A full description of the role can be found below
This is a truly exciting time to join our organisation to help make a really positive contribution to building resilience in communities. If you really care about people in crisis and want to make a difference to lives, come and join us.
Closing date for application is 18 July 2016
Refusing to ignore people in crisis
The British Red Cross is proud to have a diverse and neutral workforce. We are bound by seven fundamental principles including impartiality, neutrality and independence and we are committed to welcoming people from the widest possible diversity of background, culture and experience
We appreciate the efforts each individual makes to keep our organisation running smoothly and efficiently. As a result we offer a wide range of staff benefits.
- 28 days holiday
- Up to 6% contributory pension
- Childcare vouchers
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).