How to become a Volunteer Marketing Assistant

5+ hours a week
Entry level

Thinking of spending some time as a Volunteer Marketing Assistant?

Volunteer Marketing Assistants help to implement an organisation's marketing strategy. Supporting the marketing team, marketing assistants are often responsible for a number of tasks from updating the website(s) to running social media pages and providing sound provide administrative support. It's an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of a marketing department in a non-profit organisation while doing your part to make sure it runs like clock-work.

The benefits of being a Volunteer Marketing Assistant

How you’re helping

  • Helping the marketing team run to their full potential by taking on re-occurring tasks
  • Providing vital team support to ensure that all marketing activity runs smoothly for an organisation
  • Helping the social media manager to maintain a consistent presence across the main social channels

What you’re gaining

  • Experience growing and retaining audiences across a number of channels
  • Understanding the typical objectives and KPIs that a marketing team may be working towards
  • Visibility of marketing campaigns, events and fundraising activity that drives the organisation forward

Development and growth

Skills you’ll need

  • Recently graduated and have a degree in marketing, communications, English or another related degree.
  • Managed projects from beginning to end and taken ownership of your work/contributions/.
  • Social media savvy

Skills you’ll gain

  • Managing ad hoc activities such as writing copy, updating website and event materials and social media listening activities
  • Improving your copy writing skills for a number of different channels (e.g. email, web copy, social media)
  • Working on multiple projects at the same time to improve your ability to meet deadlines

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