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About the organisation

Care4Calais is a volunteer run charity delivering essential aid and support to refugees living in the worst conditions... Read more

Job Description

We are looking for a part-time, freelance social media producer/editor to generate engaging and powerful social content across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

We are a medium sized grass roots charity working on the refugee crisis within Europe.

We are looking to grow our audience significantly and increase support for our critical work across Northern France supporting refugees living in extremely vulnerable and challenging conditions. The role will include liaising with volunteers and partners on the ground and translating this into interesting, bitesize pieces of content for social media.

Key skills and experience required:

  • Excellent, professional knowledge of how to produce engaging social media content
  • Excellent copywriter with an ability to translate complex and sensitive narratives into easily-accessible online stories
  • Basic design skills using PhotoShop, Canva or similar programmes
  • Experience of using social content generators such as Tweetdeck, HootSuite or Sprout Social
  • Experience of working on digital campaigns
  • Knowledge of targeted Facebook advertising
  • Ability to maintain and develop a brand working within messaging guidelines and using the appropriate tone of voice
  • Experience of working on sensitive issues and/or with people living in poverty/vulnerable situations
  • Basic video editing skills (desirable)
  • Experience of working on refugee and migration issues (desirable) 

Personal qualities

  • Excellent judgment and integrity
  • Sensitivity to the complex issues involved in the refugee crisis
  • Ability to respond quickly and flexibly to a fast-moving news agenda
  • Ability to respond creatively to a challenging media narrative

Candidates must be able to work flexibly and responsively across the week from home. The role involves 7-14 hours of work each week.

Interested candidates, please apply online including a letter explaining why you want this role and what skills and experience you would bring.