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Beards & Books / The Library of Life

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The Library Of Life is an independent popup library service which predominately shelves literary works of Black British authors who celebrate the African Diaspora.

Social Media Executive 2020/21

This opportunity takes place until 31 Aug 2021.

This role is all about showcasing the great work which we do to our audience and potential audiences. The role includes increasing our visibility online. Deciding what pictures would make great content to post, posting content, getting our audience to interact with us and helping us build an audience.

This role is currently remote - PC and internet connection required

What skills do I need?

You will need the ability to create interesting and unique content in order to increase engagement, reach and conversion rates through our social media channels, in particular Facebook and Instagram, using organic and paid for methods. Have a good understanding of social media trends and platform capabilities, in particular on Facebook and Instagram. Create written content and visual designs for email marketing activity. Create relevant and engaging content for online editorials, blogs, features and press releases.

What will I gain?

You will gain real experience working for a fast paced social enterprise You will learn how to use all of the different software which we use You will learn how to lead a small team You can go to training courses which help up skill you within marketing

Training and support

You will be given full training on every software which you use You will be supervised throughout your volunteering experience You will be offered to go training courses throughout the year You will be assigned a mentor to help you fulfil your potential You will be given induction training to get you up to speed

Time commitment

one- two hours per week







DBS (criminal records) check



Aspect Court Pond Hill Sheffield S1 2WY This role is currently remote

Travel information

Nearest tram stop is Fitzalan Square/Ponds Forge Bus which stop outside Sadacca 75,76, 1A, 1, 20, It a 20 minute walk from the student union A 5 minute walk from the coach/bus station and 7 minute Sheffield train station
  • CausesArts and culture, Children and families, Community events and festivals
  • FrequencyFlexible
  • WhenMonday evening, Saturday afternoon, Sunday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsCommunication skills, Creativity, Design, Marketing, Social media
  • Careers and AspirationsArts, culture and heritage, Marketing, Third sector and charity work

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