Press Support Volunteer

Rainbow Trust

The Press Support Volunteer will help with the vital task of raising and maintaining the profile of Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity, writing and issuing press releases plus copywriting, project management and administration.

Your role may include:

  • Copy writing and proof reading articles and press releases
  • Editing online web pages
  • Researching
  • Liasing with our care teams
  • Pitching press releases
  • Press monitoring
  • Provides ad-hoc administration support and project management

What we’re looking for:

  • Experience of working with communications or marketing
  • Understanding of the key media and building relationships for successful
  • PR and communications
  • Experience of developing and pitching stories
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to details
  • Competent PC user- Microsoft office and social media
  • Friendly, enthusiastic, and a “can do” attitude

Location - Our Office is in Leatherhead

Your commitment:

  • We ask that you commit to 1 day per week (Flexible options available)
  • We ask all volunteers to promote and adhere to all Rainbow Trust policies and procedures as relevant to their role
  • Be responsible and accountable for the use of charitable resources
  • Undertake training as required
  • Cessation of Role – Although there is no obligation for you to give us notice of your intention to stop volunteering for Rainbow Trust, it would be appreciated if you could give us as much notice as possible, as this will enable us to find a replacement volunteer

Training and Support

A dedicated member of Rainbow Trust staff will guide and support you in your work, plus you will receive supporting materials and a full induction to the charity and specific training where appropriate to help you get the most from your role.

For further details email: [email protected]