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Give Opportunity Global

Give Opportunity Global is a charity registered in England and Wales with the objective of empowering and supporting the poor in East Africa to access education, basic healthcare, clean water and microfinance.

Application deadline: 

We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer for Media and Fundraising Manager role to assist our fundraising team and working closely with executive team to manage our media fundraising campaigns to raise vital funds to support our ‘build a school and women economic empowerment projects’ in Africa

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain invaluable hands-on experience whilst contributing to life changing projects helping children to access education and empower women and youth with capital to start small businesses to generate income and break poverty cycle

No prior experience is required although media / marketing or fundraising is advantageous

Role Aim: 

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers for a Media and Fundraising Manager roles. The role will be assisting the fundraising team with communications-based support mainly social media, website support and newsletters.

Working closely with executive team, you will help us raise funds we need to support our ‘build a school and women economic empowerment projects’.

This is a great opportunity which will give you invaluable hands-on experience of fundraising and media, critical thinking, creativity, coordinating with others, people management, problem solving, negotiation, emotion intelligence, decision making and communication.

No prior experience is required although media or fundraising is advantageous.

Duties: 

• Assist with marketing and fundraising through social media platforms

• Assist with administering the GOG Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

• Assist with sending out letters, emails and reports to our supporters

• Assist with Blog writing and publishing for GOG

• Liaise with executive team to plan and implement projects

• Meet with executive team for work review and updates

• Support with ad hoc tasks i.e. updates on the database and website.

Skills needed: 

• Have good communication and interpersonal skills

• Be able to use Social Media and web-based communications

• Be able to work from their own initiative and follow instructions from executive team

• Be organised, reliable and committed

• Have an attention to detail and good work ethic

• Be innovative and can-do attitude

• Have basic knowledge of MS Office packages, as well as digital skills using social media, understanding audience bases etc.

Training: 

Use of MS Office training will be offered if required, media communications and fundraising will be offered depending volunteer’s level of competence.

Location: 
301 WH, Bonham Carter House London WC1E 6EB
Time commitment: 
N/A
Opening times: 
We are mindful of students’ study demands, we are flexible and can negotiate convenient time

Once you’ve registered interest in this volunteering role, we’ll send your name and UCL email address to the organisation for their records. You’ll also receive information about the next steps to take if you do wish to take things forward. The organisation has signed up to our code of standards, which includes a commitment to protecting your data. We won’t share your information with anyone unless you’ve given explicit consent to. We’ll also retain your details so we can follow up to see how you’re getting on with your volunteering and offer support if necessary. We take good care of your data – you can see full details here