We’re hiring! Communication Asset Creator

We’re hiring for the position of Communication Asset Creator, to work part-time with the SHOAL team on a six-month fixed term contract, with possibility of extension. We are looking for somebody to work 10 hours per week.

Main responsibilities

To assist the Communications and Engagement Lead with producing and publishing owned media, particularly social media and content for the SHOAL website.

Key deliverables

  • Setting up and managing @shoalconservation Instagram account.
  • Crafting original, engaging, visually pleasing and authoritative content for existing social media channels: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn. Helping the Communications and Engagement Lead in managing each of these accounts.
  • Growing social media following.
  • Helping maintain the SHOAL website:
    • Creating and uploading new Projects pages
    • Creating regular engaging stories for the News section
  • Assisting in building and organising media library.
  • Assisting with the quarterly newsletter:
    • Compiling content
    • Building subscriber list
  • There may also be times when the successful candidate will be expected to help brainstorm campaign ideas.

Skills and experience

  • Demonstrable experience in social media messaging, digital communication and online engagement.
  • Experience (or willingness to learn) in social media asset creation, including but not limited to Instagram reels, GIFs and short-form video.
  • Proven experience of using WordPress to design and publish high quality content.
  • Desired experience of using Avada Builder / Fusion Builder WordPress theme.
  • Fluency in best practice for all major online / social media communications channels.
  • Ability to write and edit to a very high standard in a variety of formats.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Ability and enthusiasm for working remotely.
  • Desired understanding of and passion for the natural world.

Please note, experience does not have to be professional. Proof of personal projects (e.g. strong social media networks, personal blogs) will be taken into consideration.

Why us?

Whether or not you have worked in wildlife conservation before, it is an extremely rewarding field and, as a communicator, you would help channel our enthusiasm for our work and build our audience.

We can offer you experience working for an international conservation organisation with a large network. As SHOAL is a young and expanding initiative, there will be plenty of opportunity to grow as the organisation expands.

Reporting, location and work hours

The successful candidate will liaise with the Communications and Engagement Lead for collaboration, defining priorities and assessing effectiveness of communications.

The right candidate will work remotely and will be able to choose their hours with a commitment of 10 hours per week, with at least one hour between 9am – 6pm GMT each day Monday to Friday.

Salary

The monthly salary will be the equivalent of £12 per hour, so £120 for each 10-hour week.

Application

Timing: Applicants should be available to start work on August 15 2022

Closing date for applications: midnight 31 July 2022

Expected interview dates: 1 – 10 August 2022

Contact details: Applications should be sent by email to Michael Edmondstone: HR@synchronicityearth.org.

Information required: Applications should include a cover letter outlining why the applicant has the skills and experience necessary for the role, as well as a full CV and examples of their work.

Successful applicants will be invited to a zoom interview and will be asked to create a selection of assets to showcase their skills.