Bradford Police Museum Volunteer - Head of Social Media

Are you a social media whizz looking to enhance your skills and CV? Are you passionate about Bradford and local history? Then volunteer to join us for at least 6 months to enhance and improve our social media feeds.

We are looking to increase and improve our social media to attract more visitors from our existing visitor demographic as well as developing new and younger audiences.

We are looking for an individual who has great social media skills, the ability to write clearly and concisely across different genres and audiences to volunteer with us to update and refresh the museum’s social media feeds. In return you will be engaged in an exciting vibrant environment (we are much more than just a museum). You will get hands on experience to prove your skills, enhance your CV and put you above the competition in the jobs market.

We need our website Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Channel refreshing and updating. We want to get on Instagram and ensure our messaging is constant, frequent and nuanced to different audiences across all media.

For more information, or to express an interest in joining the team, contact faye@bradfordpolicemuseum.com.

The Bradford Police Museum is a registered charity and not for profit company. The museum is located in historical City Hall Bradford and provides a unique insight into the history of policing, criminal justice, civic enforcement and the development of crime and punishment in Bradford from the early 19th century onwards.

UNDER THE CLOCK BRADFORD

(Registered in England & Wales No: 7671098)(Registered Charity No: 1169131)

A Company Limited by Guarantee

Known as

THE BRADFORD POLICE MUSEUM

Bradford City Hall, Centenary Square, BD1 1HY

Skills

Scope of role

1. Responsible for updating the museum’s social media pages with the latest museum news, tracks user engagement and responds to its followers in a timely manner. The ultimate goal is ensuring that the museum’s brand and online voice remains effective and consistent with the museum vision, aims, objectives and priorities.

2. Writing, editing and publishing engaging content for various social networks, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

3. Optimising social media posts (language, tone, message) based on our target audiences.

4. Selecting appealing images and videos to complement text.

5. Able to commit to 8 hours a week for 6 months.

6. You will report to Museum Director.

Responsibilities

• Write, edit and publish engaging posts for various social networks, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

• Ensure all copy is appropriate and complies with the 9 characteristics contained in the

Equalities Act of 2010.

• Optimise social media posts (language, tone, message) based on our target audiences.

• Select appealing images and videos to complement text.

• Update our social media pages with compelling news and information.

• Coordinate with internal teams to create posts (e.g. for events, open roles and museum news).

• Track and report on social media insights (traffic, engagement, shares, conversion rates).

• Respond to questions and comments on our social media pages in a timely and accurate manner.

Requirements

• Able to demonstrate appropriate skills as a Social Media Copywriter or similar role.

• Able to demonstrate skills using various social media platforms.

• Solid knowledge of SEO, keyword research and analytics tools (e.g. Google Analytics)

• Ability to deliver creative web content (text, image and video)

• Excellent communication skills

• Appropriate IT qualification.


Details

  • Accessibility
    There is step free access to the museum, however there are no disabled toilets. Role could be carried out remotely, by arrangement.
  • Age restrictions
    18 years plus
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
    Candidate will be expected to bring previous relevant experience and skills to the role
  • Training provided
    Candidate will be expected to bring previous relevant experience and skills to the role
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

Application Process

  • Application Form
  • Informal Discussion
  • Interview
  • References
  • Trial Period

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Availability Details

For more information, or to express an interest in joining the team, contact faye@bradfordpolicemuseum.com.


Location

This opportunity can be carried out whilst working from home.


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