Somerset Rail to Trail Project

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We are a community led organisation aiming to transform the disused railways of Somerset into accessible trailways for pedestrians, disabled...

Media/Communications/Marketing Volunteer

This opportunity takes place between 02 Feb 2021 and 20 Jun 2021.

Media/Communications/Marketing volunteer needed to get involved with developing our marketing strategy and running our media campaign, working with a PR Mentor.

The Somerset Rail to Trail Project is a community led initiative with ambitious aims to transform the disused railways of Somerset into accessible, traffic-free trailways,  tackling a range of issues from climate change to improved physical and mental well-being. 

We would like to offer a voluntary role for students to get involved with developing our marketing strategy and running our media campaign to both increase customer engagement and build political support at the very highest levels of government.  This is a great opportunity to get hands on experience with a live campaign and really show what you can do.

You will be working from home, have flexible hours to suit you though you must commit to half a day per week (4 hours per week).  You will always have access to the organisation Directors as well as to a PR mentor for guidance at any time.

Benefits to self

Great experience for anyone interested in Marketing/PR/Communications with guidance from the organisation's Directors and a PR Mentor.

Benefits to others

Help transform disused railways in to accessible traffic-free railways and contribute to tackling a range of issues from climate change to improved physical and mental well-bein.

Location

Work From Home

Training available

You will always have access to the organisation Directors as well as to a PR mentor for guidance at any time.

Hours per week

4

Transport details

Fully Remote Role
  • Areas of InterestAnthropology/Geography, Business and Management, Campaigning, Children and Young People, Conservation, Creative and Design, Environmental and Conservation, Film and Technology, IT and Digital, Leadership, Marketing, Mental Health, People, Social Media and Communications, Sustainability, Virtual Volunteering, Wellbeing, Outdoor Activities
  • Skills I Offer/Wish to DevelopAdministration/Office Skills, Data Analysis, Business and Management, Communication and Chatting, Creativity and Design, General Help, Information Technology, Marketing, Media and Communications, Organising, Outdoor Activities, Physical Activity, Project Research, Raising Aspirations, Virtual Volunteering
  • FacultyBournemouth University Business School, Health & Social Sciences, Media & Communication, Science & Technology
  • Sustainable Development GoalsClimate Action, Good Health and Well-being, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Employability skills

  • Interpersonal 0
  • Leadership 0
  • Communication 0
  • Community Action 0