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Social Media Volunteer
FareShare London redistributes surplus food to charities and community groups across the capital, who turn it into meals for vulnerable people. We operate a warehouse in Deptford, South East London, where we sort and store surplus food and then deliver it on our vans to our member charities and community groups across London.
This role is an important cog in the work of FareShare. You will help us to ensure the smooth operation of the charity behind the scenes. If you’re organised, reliable and want to gain experience in an office environment, this role would be perfect for you.
What will I be doing?
•Regularly update social media platforms with scheduled and reactive content from FareShare London staff and FareShare UK
•Research future opportunities to engage with individuals and members from different sectors (business, education, faith, statutory) regarding food waste, food poverty and volunteering for FareShare London
•Contribute new ideas and creativity towards developing FareShare London’s online profile
•Take an active role in endorsing local activities and food waste/food poverty initiatives
We need you to be:
•Organised, reliable and punctual
•Proficient in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms
•Able to follow FareShare’s policy, procedures and systems
•Interested in food and committed to redistributing food waste to charities
•Able to commit for a minimum of 3 months
•Creative and able to generate ideas
•Interested in local communities and voluntary and charitable sectors
•Interested in communication and media strategy
What you can expect in return:
•Support and supervision from FareShare London staff
•An induction and training for the role
•Reasonable travel expenses and a free lunch
•Invitations to events and offers to get involved in other areas of FareShare’s work
•A work reference for those who have satisfactorily committed to at least 3 months
Social media experience
You must be over 18 years old
Applicants will be shortlisted
Open from Friday 4th August 2017 to Monday 31st December 2018
Closing on Monday 31st December 2018 in 194 days.