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Volunteer Communications & PR Coordinator

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As our volunteer Communications & PR Coordinator you’ll be a central part of the Project Leader team, using online and offline media channels to support and enhance all aspects of the project. You will be working with the rest of the team to promote the work of the project and support the activities of the other project coordinators. 


Skills you'll learn

  • Teamwork: you’ll work as part of a team to prepare a delicious meal and serve it to our guests.
  • Social media: you'll utilise different channels to promote the project and its activities and events.
  • Digital communications: you’ll write regular digital newsletters about the Project for your volunteers
  • Collaboration: you’ll be working with the other project leaders to support them to achieve their objectives.
  •  PR: you’ll be engaging local press and media and act as a spokesperson for the project


What to expect from FoodCycle

  • Ongoing, regular visits, support and advice from your Regional Manager.
  • A training conference to equip you for your role. Travel, accommodation and food cost covered by FoodCycle.
  • Expenses covered in line with our volunteer policy.
  • Training throughout the year from FoodCycle, including safeguarding and first aid.
  • Impressive skills to add to your CV and a reference if/when you need it.
  • Accredited level two food safety qualification provided by FoodCycle.
  • The opportunity to meet a large network of like-minded people.
  • A fun, creative volunteer experience with ownership over a community led project.


What’s expected from me

We ask that Project Leaders stay with us for a minimum of 9 months, to enable them to get the most out of the role. As Communication and PR Coordinator, you will be expected to:


  • Attend a monthly Project Leader meeting to discuss as a team how things are going.
  • Lead a minimum of one session per month 
  • Follow all FoodCycle policies and procedures
  • Complete a DBS check and attend safeguarding training
  • Complete the project report on our website after leading a session



Time commitment

The suggested minimum time commitment to your role is 12 hours a month.

To apply

Email to apply!

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Required Role

Volunteer Communications & PR Coordinator

Key responsibilities

You will be responsible for: • Using social media channels to promote the project • Being the main contact with the FoodCycle Marketing and Communications Manager • Engaging local press and media, creating press releases and being spokesperson for the project • Contributing blogposts for the FoodCycle website • Writing and sending out regular newsletters to keep the volunteer base informed and engaged • Helping to develop local promotional materials • Making sure that any photos of guests have photo consent forms

Desirable Skills

  • Confidence
  • Creative and design
  • IT, Computers and Web Skills
  • Literacy and copywriting
  • Office IT (Word, Excel etc)
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Team Work

Skill to gain

  • Administration and Clerical
  • Confidence
  • Creative and design
  • Leadership and Management
  • Literacy and copywriting
  • Marketing
  • Office IT (Word, Excel etc)
  • Planning and organising
  • Networking

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Twice a month

Start Date: 20-08-2020

Start Time: 10:45 AM

End Time: 03:00 PM

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Ducie Rd, Lawrence Hill, Bristol BS5 0AX, UK

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