● Find personal satisfaction in giving back to the community and helping others ● Gain new skills, knowledge and experience to enhance your CV ● Make new friends and meet new people in our team ● Have fun!
Are you a dedicated and passionate social media manager looking for a creative role that will make a huge difference in the lives of others? Our small charity is looking for a brilliant individual with excellent interpersonal skills and buckets of enthusiasm to lead our social media efforts through our poverty relief, education, healthcare, sports and social programmes around the world. The Social Media Manager is a crucial post for Mehiel Foundation. You will lead the fundraising efforts, which provide vital support for all our operational activities. We are looking for an individual with exceptional skills and experience in social media and digital marketing. This is a great opportunity to work in a small team where there’s also the opportunity to get involved in a wealth of other activities. This post will help the organisation to tap into potential new sources of income and increase existing ones.
About Us: Mehiel Foundation is a small charitable organisation based in Oxfordshire, UK, founded in 2010 which has undertaken projects in 15 countries around the world. Its primary aim is to tackle the underlying causes of poverty and social injustice in order to deliver lasting change in the lives of underprivileged and vulnerable people. We aim to break the cycle of poverty through education, empowerment and enterprise, working at the heart of the community. Food, health and counselling programmes run alongside education to give an integrated approach to learning, providing security and ensuring that children and young people can make the most of their education.
To truly shine, you’ll be: ● A creative thinker who is comfortable working both independently and in a team environment ● Have a passion for organisation ● An independent worker, self-starter, deadline hitter, and great communicator ● A professional writer willing to learn and embody the Mehiel voice● Able to develop and maintain new relationships
What we need from you is to: ● Perform a social media audit: Assess the current state of our social media pages and make recommendations on how we might improve our presence and engagement and where we might focus our efforts. ● Help us develop and/or execute a social media campaign ● Provide guidance/strategy on how we can manage our social media on an ongoing basis, e.g., using a centralized tool, creating a content calendar, identifying easy and free graphic tools and images ● Produce fresh and engaging content for our social media channels ● Prepare graphics for sharing across channels ● Engage with our followers and encourage interaction ● Manage and maintain social media channels on a regular basis ● Write and edit marketing content for social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram ● Build strategies to increase social media following and/or build fundraising or awareness campaigns ● Develop a coherent brand voice for social media, from content creation to community interactions ● Use and set up tools such as Hootsuite, Social Sprout, Canva, etc
Benefits Of Volunteering: This is an UNPAID volunteering role; however, we can offer the opportunity to: ● Find personal satisfaction in giving back to the community and helping others ● Gain new skills, knowledge, and experience to enhance your CV ● Make new friends and meet new people in our team ● Have fun!
What we can offer you: Flexible working, a fun environment, and the chance to demonstrate initiative and follow opportunities independently. Working with a global team and recognition that your input is making a difference to our beneficiaries’ lives. We also offer you the opportunity to travel to our many projects around the world and make a real impact locally.
Other responsibilities ● Provide regular reports to the Board of Trustees and attend Trustees' meetings when requested. ● Maintain accurate record keeping, whether as part of the general office administration or data inputting ● To maintain a database of donors, with due regard to the Data Protection Act and GDPR. ● To advise the Chief Executive and Trustees, as appropriate, on personal approaches to major donors and other funders. ● To keep up to date with fundraising trends and practice through conferences, seminars, and publications. ● To undertake such training as may be required in order to fulfill the role. ● To undertake other tasks as directed by the Chief Executive
Application Process: Please send your CV, together with a cover letter telling us how you match the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed and how you would fit into the team.
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Expected Start Date: Immediately
Salary: NO PAY OFFERED. This is a volunteering opportunity.