London, Greater London
Voluntary, 3-4 hours per week
Job description


Communications Manager (VOLUNTEER)

We are recruiting a VOLUNTEER to join our new concept start-up that is passionate about changing young peoples lives for the better and helping to transform young people to succeed in life.

You will join us as our Communications Manager, where you will take the lead on all UP LONDON marketing and communications aspects, including being our chief story teller, creating a huge buzz, enthusiasm and energy for UP LONDON, creating a great story for us, reaching out to the community, creating amazing content on our social media and our website, writing press releases and articles and other content and ensuring that our message, tone and voice is clear and positive.

Our aim is to provide a range of fun, interactive and structured informal educational programmes, training workshops and events, where young people will have access to positive motivational and inspirational role models to support, guide, challenge and help them develop their self-confidence and belief in themselves, increase their skills, critical thinking and resilience skills and get the tools, opportunities and experiences they need to help them succeed.


  • Role: Communications Manager (VOLUNTEER)
  • Hours: Up to 6 hours per week
  • Location: Central London (with some home-based volunteering).


  • Managing the Marketing and Communications at UP LONDON, including the setup, development and day to day management of our social media platforms.
  • Creating inspiring and exciting content for our social media, websites and in print and other materials that create a huge buzz and tell our story in an empowering way.
  • Creating our Communications systems, processes and policies needed to ensure we are a good practice and well run youth development charity.
  • Networking, partnership building and creating an exceptional reputation for the charity.
  • Helping us to write grant/funding applications and ensuring the charity has all the funds and resources it needs to carry out its mission and objectives in terms of communications.
  • As a small charity with no paid staff getting hands on and helping where needed, while being mindful of your role as Marketing and Communications Manager.
  • Other duties required as the Marketing and Communications Manager.


  • Experienced in Marketing and Communications is required.
  • Ability to set up and manage our marketing and communications aspects.
  • Understand the challenges of setting up a new charity and organisation and willing to dedicate the time, energy and commitment to drive and setup the charity.
  • Passionate about working with young people and transforming their lives.
  • Putting young people front and centre of everything the charity does.
  • A well-rounded leader with exceptional leadership, presentation, and communication skills and able to foster relationships with stakeholders at different levels and backgrounds and be an amazing spokesperson for the charity.
  • Non-Judgemental, professional, collaborative, problem solver and good strategic mindset.
  • Minimum 8-12 months commitment to the role (more if you can give) for up to 6 hours per week.


If you are up for the challenge and feel you have the experience, skills and qualities to make a great Communications Manager, then we would love to hear from you, so get in touch for a short application form.


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Posted on: 22 July 2021
Closed date: 23 July 2021
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing