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Editors for Impact CIC
Editors for Impact is a registered Community Interested Company (No. 12891370) and a decentralized social enterprise specialising in creative content services. We are passionate about using our skills to help build content and media presence for meaningful causes and impact. Our focus is on NGOs and other charitable organizations that are working towards addressing problems in social development…
Description

Editors for Impact is a Community Interested Company dedicated to providing small charities addressing problems in social development or environmental sustainability with free media representation services ranging from video-photo editing to marketing and branding. Our organization connects partner charities with our network of creative volunteers to deliver projects that can help these organizations secure critical funding and establish meaningful partnerships.Through this system, Editors for Impact ensures that resource and time constrained organizations are able to share their impact and reach a wider audience. In addition, we offer volunteers the opportunity to gain experience by joining our management team to grow Editors for Impact or joining our Impact Editor network which allows creatives of all skill levels to work on projects with real clients.

 

Editors for Impact’s Management Team

The management team at Editors for Impact is mainly composed of graduate and undergraduate students from universities around the UK. Members of the management team gain valuable experience growing a small social enterprise while developing leadership skills by taking responsibility for projects and teams, with the opportunity to progress from Executive roles to Head of Department and even Managing Director. While running Editors for Impact, committed volunteers can build a portfolio of achievements and skills that will be transferable to all types of careers. Throughout all roles, management team members will gain experience in areas such as partner and sector stakeholder liaison, collaboration and coordination with a wider team, personnel management, project delivery and target setting.

Duties

The Marketing Executive works closely with the Operations department and Managing Director to build Editor for Impact’s public presence in addition to defining our impact. The position will involve developing Editor for Impact’s marketing strategy, focusing on managing social media and liaising with all members of the organization to create engaging and impactful content. Furthermore, we are looking for individuals with strong management skills and the potential to become the Head of Marketing who oversees and leads the Marketing department, so there can be rapid role progression subject to your performance as an Executive. Initiative and leadership are strongly encouraged, with space for creative freedom to implement your ideas. 

The position involves:

  • Liaising with Editors, charity partners and management team members to collect visual and written material for the monthly newsletter, as well as arranging and editing the newsletter. 
  • Researching and planning marketing and social media content in advance to build Editors for Impact’s public presence.
  • Creation of visually appealing graphics and accompanying text for social media posts to improve Editors for Impact’s brand image.
Training
Volunteers will be onboarded and guided through the organisational procedures and their role responsibilities. All engagement will be conducted remotely through online platforms.

Time commitment

We encourage a flexible work environment and are open to discussing commitment levels depending on specific circumstances. The estimated commitment period is of 4-6 months minimum. Weekly workload will not exceed 3-5 hours and there will be monthly meetings with the team, all of which are conducted virtually.

This organisation is one of our community partner organisations.

Like all volunteer recruiters we work with, they have signed up to our service standards, agreeing to abide by our policy on partnership working to keep you safe and supported whilst you volunteer.

You’ll never be out of pocket for volunteering through us – with in-London travel expenses to and from your volunteering guaranteed.

In addition, the team here at Students’ Union UCL Volunteering Service is here to support you throughout your volunteering journey – you can get in touch with us at any time.