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Volunteer Social Media Manager

Grow Together Bucks


Posted over 30 days ago...

We are looking for a volunteer Social Media Manager or Co-ordinator who will relish this opportunity to create, shape, launch and manage our presence on social media, building an audience and engagement on multiple platforms


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High Wycombe, HP11 2UP

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Both Manger and Co-ordinator roles will encompass:

Social media launch  on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn Helping to create engaging, fun and relevant content, including text, images, and short videos. Planning a social media calendar. Monitor and report on social media interest in our community projects, providing information and feedback to help align and inform our marketing strategy. Working with our volunteers and participants on the ground to create engaging stories with an ability to translate sensitive information into easily accessible social media content. Track social media performance to optimise meaningful content and community engagement.

  If you do not have some of the skills or experience outlined below but have the enthusiasm to learn and are interested in the community projects we run, then please do contact us.

What are we looking for?

Essential Qualities

Proficiency in crafting compelling and engaging stories, writing posts, editing and resizing images and creating video clips for social media channels. Understanding of social media platforms and best practices for optimising content for each platform. Proven experience within the Social Media arena with hands-on experience of planning, implementing and evaluating an effective social media strategy Someone with a sense of humour, with an open and caring temperament who has a passion for growing healthy food, nurturing the environment and promoting the health and wellbeing of all in our community. Creative minded and self-motivated, ability to complete work within agreed project timescales. To bring fresh ideas and perspective to how we engage with the community. Excellent communication skills including a good standard of literacy, and numeracy Flexible, sensitive and Non-judgemental approach. Self-directed, able to prioritise workload and solve common technical problems. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, Creative mindset with an eye for design and visually appealing content. Understanding of and empathy for people’s mental health and ability to navigate through and manage social media responses professionally and swifly

  Desired Qualities

Able to engage and attract community partners and potential funders Knowledge of best formats and lengths of video content for each platform/channel. Knowledge of how Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) principles apply to social media content. Driving licence and vehicle would be desirable but not necessary Experience in social media development and evaluation. Ability to write reports and articles to a high standard. Some experience in working with sensitive topics. Strong interpersonal, team and partnership working skills. Ideally, experience using social media management tools, analytics platforms, and scheduling.

What difference will you make?

By launching and managing our presence on social media, you will be connecting the Buckinghamshire community with all aspects of our community work. Inspiring them to get involved, engage, have fun and learn about the growing seasons, environment and people around them. Be actively involved in transitioning this Community Interest Company into a sustainable community organisation for the future.

Your help and expertise will be a pivotable part of our organisation’s development by promoting the work that we do, connecting and embedding our organisation within the community and most importantly, by attracting new volunteers to help and support the organisation to grow.


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