E-Newsletter Editor

Are you looking to expand your experience in marketing and journalism? Maybe you already have that experience but would like to but now have the opportunity to gift some time to help others?

Portsmouth Together is looking for a volunteer to produce a monthly e-newsletter and website content about volunteering and volunteers in Portsmouth. This is an important role in our organisation, as it helps provided new content that encourages people to give their time to help others in Portsmouth.  The role will include identifying events and stories to feature, setting up and carrying out interviews, photography, writing articles, and editing and producing the e-newsletter (using mail-chimp) and content on the Portsmouth Together website.

Volunteering hours will vary to suit individual needs according to the newsletter production life cycle but will average one day/week. 

This role can be partly home-based, with some hours at our office and occasional attendance at events. No DBS

Skills

We are looking for someone with:

-  An ear for a story and good interpersonal and spoken communication skills

-  Excellent writing skills and able to write for a specific audience

-  Basic design, layout and photography skills

-  Experience using Microsoft Word, WordPress and Mail-chimp

-  Flexibility over volunteering hours

-  Able to make a longer term commitment (minimum of one year)

We provide our volunteers with

  • Appropriate out of pocket expenses
  • Training as required
  • Regular support meetings
  • Insurance Cover

Details

  • Limited Physical Access
  • No criminal record (DBS) check required

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 01/08/2017

End Date: 01/08/2018

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Times flexible based on need of individual and role


Location

Portsmouth Together
Central Library, Guildhall Square
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO1 2DX


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