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Social Media Manager

Unpaid role, expenses not paid
Job description

Volunteer role: Social Media Manager

Team: Communications Team

Location: Remote

Reports to: Director of Communications (Volunteer)

Hours: Approx  5 hrs week



About Us

Join us at Fair Game, where we're passionate about shaping a brighter future for football! With a vibrant community of 34 football clubs, we're on a journey to revolutionise the game we all love. Collaborating with top-notch academics and industry experts, our goal is to nurture a sport that fills every fan with pride. Imagine wearing your team's colours, confident in the values it represents and the rich traditions it upholds.

Be part of a movement that champions fan involvement, financial health, exemplary governance, and unwavering commitment to equality. Let's team up to make football not just a game, but a legacy we're all proud to be part of. Join Fair Game and help us turn this vision into reality!

What We Are Looking For

We are looking for a Social Media Manager to help us drive the awareness of and engagement with our work promoting a fairer future for football. We're thrilled to share that Fair Game has experienced incredible growth recently, and we're on the brink of making a significant impact. As a volunteer-driven initiative, we're on the lookout for an enthusiastic individual eager to contribute to Fair Game's communications goals. 

This volunteer position is a fantastic chance for someone keen on gaining insights into the football industry and expanding their connections, setting the stage for a promising career in social media with a sporting slant. If this resonates with you, you might just be the person we need to help shape the future of football in an extraordinary way.

Main Responsibilities

You would be essential in monitoring the industry news, promoting Fair Game initiatives via our social channels and helping us respond to any queries quickly and efficiently. You will be responsible for the following tasks:


  • Monitor the sports news and social media looking for opportunities for Fair Game to join the conversation 

  • Work with communications, other members of the social team and designers to produce high quality, engaging content for a range of audiences

  • Highlight the great work done throughout out the organisation to relevant social audiences

  • Contribute to social strategy, shaping our approach and bringing best practice to our social media initiatives

  • Responding to online conversations in an efficient and engaging manner

  • Work closely with the social media team to ensure that Fair Game is engaging and reacting to women’s football stories breaking online.

  • To attend weekly 30 min meetings with the Heads of the Communications team.


What You'll Need To Bring

  • You will likely be a football fan, with your finger on the pulse with what is going on in the game, from player’s welfare to fan engagement. 

  • Excellent writing skills

  • A passion for social media and recent, relevant experience managing social media for an exciting brand or brand

  • A strategic mindset and the ability to think on your feet

  • An excellent sense of what will get people talking online

  • Excellent sub-editing and proofing skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Attention to detail

  • A commitment to Fair Game’s values

  • A passion to change football for the better

What You Will Gain

  • A chance to put your stamp on our social presence, try new things and engage our diverse audiences

  • First hand experience of content creation for social media for a fantastic, forthright brand on a real mission

  • Experience of working with a passionate team

  • The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to change football for the better


We are seeking dedicated individuals who are genuinely passionate about contributing to our cause. This voluntary role demands more than just an initial burst of enthusiasm; it requires a steadfast commitment and a deep-seated desire to make a difference. 

We kindly ask that only those who are prepared to invest their time and energy, with a serious intent to contribute and grow with us, consider applying. This is not just a role, but a journey towards creating meaningful impact. If you are looking for a casual commitment or are uncertain about your availability and dedication, this might not be the right opportunity for you. We value the contribution of our volunteers immensely and wish to build a team that shares our commitment to the cause.


We strongly believe in having more diverse voices in our team and actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures, in particular those currently under-represented.


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Fair Game UK View profile Company size Size: 0
Posted on: 23 April 2024
Closed date: 15 May 2024 at 18:14
Tags: Campaigning, Communications, PR, Marketing, Digital