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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.

Content Creator 2020/21

This opportunity takes place between 18 Oct 2019 and 31 Aug 2021.

This role is all about producing eye catching, unique and beautiful designs which will engage children and aesthetically please parents. The role includes increasing our visibility online. Deciding what pictures would make great content to post,getting our audience to interact with us and helping us build an audience. An ideal candidate would have a strong interest in design or willingness to learn specialised software. They would have the ability to use their imagination to create unique concepts that are attractive to children. Incorporate outside inspiration into their designs to create exciting and innovative concepts that are still both functional and accessible. We aim to create resources that will engage children and make them excited about learning.

This role is currently remote - PC and internet connection required

What skills do I need?

Willingness to learn Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and in InDesign Experience using Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft PowerPoint & Word Ability to give & receive feedback on designs An eye for detail, creativity and imagination Has a sense of humour The ability to communicate well with others Is organised, able to work to deadlines, and manages time effectively Is able to communicate with colleagues and our external partners effectively, both written and verbally Has a hard work ethic, is passionate, driven and loves what they do

What will I gain?

- You will gain a portfolio of artistic work - You will gain experience creating content for children - You will gain real experience working for a fast paced social enterprise - You can go to training courses which improve skills

Training and support

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 receive full training in photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign

Time commitment

one-two hours per week







DBS (criminal records) check



Pond Hill, S1 2WY, Sheffield This role is currently remote - PC and internet connection required

Travel information

The 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 7min walk from Sheffield train station
  • CausesChildren and families, Education, Teenagers and young adults
  • FrequencyEvery week
  • WhenSaturday afternoon, Saturday evening, Sunday afternoon, Sunday evening
  • Skills and InterestsArt and craft, Creativity, Design
  • Careers and AspirationsArts, culture and heritage, Marketing, Teaching

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