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Join our Communications team.
 

Communications Lead

 

This is a strategic role to guide our communications planning and transform our online presence.

 

Working with our Chief Executive, you will use your professional experience and skills to create the strategy that delivers!  You will lead a virtual communications team of talented, friendly people to implement the plan and help us secure Age in Spain's position as the go to resource for English speakers in Spain to live their life to the fullest

The role is flexible, remote and needs only a few hours of your time each week on average, plus a good internet connection and access to a computer.

You will ideally be willing to commit to a minimum of six months, to help the plan come to fruition, though this might also be suitable as a shorter term intensive placement.

Interested? Talk to us! 

Complete the short online application form and upload your cv or other supporting information. We reply to every applicant.

 

New opportunity!

Social Media team members

We are looking for regular help with content management on our social media (Faceboook, Instagram, You Tube and Twitter) and our website, which are vital tools in promoting our services and engaging with our audiences to increase their support and extend  the reach of Age in Spain.

This is an opportunity to  join a small, remote working team, to use and develop your media skills and experience for a good cause. 

Is this you?

You might have professional web content or social media experience, you might be developing your skills and experience.  

You can show a demonstrable track record in content management and increasing audience engagement.   

You have at least four hours a week to spare and like to work flexibly. 

You have a computer and a good internet connection.

You live in Spain and understand something of the issues that face English speakers when settling in Spain and the importance of later life planning.

You know your way around social media.

You want to make a difference!

Join our team.

Age in Spain will provide an initial comprehensive induction including online self paced training and a face to face video session(s). Training and support will be provided virtually. 

 

We have a friendly team of staff and volunteers in different parts of Spain. We all work remotely. You will join our media and campaigns team, who are volunteers with a mix of publishing, media, copywriting and design experience. 

 

You will receive on-going support whilst volunteering and opportunities for additional training will be provided from time to time. 

 

There are no set hours, and you can be flexible in the commitment you make as long as the aims of the posts are achieved: a vibrant and continued growth in our social media platforms and website, strengthening our unique charity voice.

You might have just a few months available or you might be looking for a longer term commitment. We can adapt!

 

We will arrange the time commitment with you before you start. We anticipate that a minimum commitment of four hours a week is required.and the ability to respond quickly to customer feedback and comment. 

Time commitment.

All agreed out of pocket expenses such as travel costs, printing/photocopying, will be reimbursed. This role is unlikely to incur travel.

Expenses.

You might be the person we are looking for if

 

  • You are familiar with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube and accustomed to communicating on these platforms. 

  • You are able to create effective social posts, have copywriting and basic design skills (we use Canva), and knowledge of Hootsuite or similar software

  • You ideally have experience of managing social media campaigns on behalf of an organisation, a voluntary group or a business

  • You can monitor and analyse engagement with our social media pages 

  • For the website content role - experience in managing and creating a range of content that is accessible to a wide variety of users, excellent digital and in-person communication, marketing, and leadership skills,  and ideally, knowledge of digital marketing software, tools, and methods with a focus on web content and SEO.

  • You can be available to respond quickly, and post or tweet if something comes up that concerns our user groups. That won’t happen every day but being available at short notice is important if it does.

  • You are sympathetic to the aims of Age in Spain and willing to learn about the issues that affect our user groups.

Your skills and experience.

  • The opportunity to be part of a friendly local team

  • Regular online meetings with your manager and colleagues for supervision and support

  • All out of pocket expenses such as travel costs, meals,  printing/photocopying that are agreed by your manager

  • A certificate of service and a testimonial or reference (for job seekers)

  • The chance to really make a difference!

What we offer you.

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