Media Coordinator

Indian Futures

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  • Promote the work of Indian Futures, particularly our belief in quality education and what we understand by it, by creating and advertising promotional material, using audio and image media;
  • Alongside the events organiser and coordinator volunteers, create promotional literature for every event (such as posters or flyers) and advertise them on all our social media;
  • Attend our events and take an active role in them; during the event, taking pictures and videos, interviewing event attendants, creating case studies on the impact of Indian Futures’ events in the community, etc.; after the event, editing the pictures and videos and posting them on social media and our website;
  • Keep Indian Futures’ social media active and up to date. This includes: WhatsApp groups, Gmail account and, in particular, our supporters’ mailing list, Facebook/Instagram/Twitter accounts, website i.e. www.indianfutures.org;
  • Increase the number of followers on all our social media;
  • Create and develop new media ideas in accordance with Indian Futures’ aims and values;
  • Represent the values of Indian Futures and promote our aims at all times. 

Skills

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and creative person who can work to their own initiative but also as part of a small team. 

Our media coordinator must have their own digital equipment (i.e. good quality phone, camera or video recording device) and, ideally, some experience in media, whether in the voluntary or business sector. However, we can also induct and train someone with no experience as long as they believe in our cause and have the desire to learn new skills. 

We expect a certain level of flexibility around hours. 4-6 hours a week should suffice but please be aware our media coordinator is required to attend events and most of them take place at weekends and in the evenings.

Benefits

  • Learn new or put old media managing skills to practice; develop a good understanding of social media and how this can be used to fundraise and promote our values; 
  • Be part of a dynamic team and help a very new charity grow. As we are such a small group of volunteers, there is a lot of scope for trialling new ideas and expressing one's own creativity!
  • Learn about Tamil culture and contribute towards the development of disadvantaged communities in South India.

Practical Considerations

We expect our media coordinator to work on their own most of the time but to report to the two volunteers' coordinators, Tom and Anna, on a weekly basis to update them on their weekly work. This can be done in person or by email.

We promote a culture of ongoing communication between all volunteers and efficient project coordination and management. Our volunteers meet at least once a month in a central location of Brighton, either at the charity's registered address or at a local cafe. Our media coordinator is expected to attend these meetings too.

When do I need to be available?

Details The availability will depend very much on each particular event but most events take place in the evenings or at weekends. All volunteers also meet monthly on a Friday afternoon or evening at a central location in Brighton.
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  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
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  • Appropriate for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BME, Women only)
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Support on Offer
    Tom and Anna, the volunteers' coordinators, are available by email or phone.
  • Training