Social Media Marketing Volunteer

Location: Gateshead

Role Description

The Changing Lives Charity Shop based in Gateshead is a busy successful shop selling all sorts of donated items.  We have a small team who is working very hard to support Changing Lives’ projects throughout the country. This role could provide a valuable range of skills and experience, and an opportunity to be involved in their challenging and rewarding work.

Key responsibilities

  • Helping sales assistants to sell charity shop items
  • Sorting and categorising items ready for listing
  • Photographing items and uploading images and text on Gumtree, Facebay, Facebook Marketplace, and help us achieve higher sales
  • Listing items
  • Liaising with customers
  • Advertising stock and engaging with people on social media
  • Print leaflets and collate info packs

Skills, experience and abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications
  • Current experience using social media platforms
  • Good computer/phone skills
  • Highly self-motivated. Ability to complete tasks independently, while staying in close communication with project manager
  • Ability to accurately describe items for sale
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Cheerful and positive, keen to get involved
  • Flexible team player
  • Interest in the work of Changing Lives

Expected hours/times

Tuesday to Saturday, ideally two days per week

Next Steps

For more information please contact Dawn McBryde, 0191 477 7767, Dawn.McBryde@changing-lives.org.uk

Sead Masic, Changing Lives, Unit D13, Marquis Court, 10th Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU. Email: sead.masic@changing-lives.org.uk

Apply for this vacancy

To apply for this vacancy, download an application form and return your completed form to Volunteering Manager, Changing Lives, Central Office, Unit D13 Marquis Court, Tenth Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU. Or, apply online by clicking the button below to complete the Volunteer Application Form.

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