Part Time social media Co-Ordinator

As part of our #YouMatter campaign, SOS are looking for a part time, fully experienced & competent, social media co-ordinator, working from home.

SOS Silence of Suicide  was formed in 2015, originally as a social group, attaining charitable status in 2017.

We work hard with people from all backgrounds to try and eradicate the shame, stigma and silence that prevents people from talking openly about suicide and emotional health.

We require a part time Co-Ordinator to work 13 hours per week from home .  We are offering an hourly rate of £11.50.  This post is fixed term for 12 MONTHS from start date and is partially funded by Warwickshire Council’s Local Councellor’s Fund.


Our #YouMatter campaign is encouraging people to take time every day for themselves and look after their own mental wellbeing.

Our social media co-ordinator will be primarily responsible for, and must be able to demonstrate their ability to:

*Ensure relevant & creative social media posts are composed and scheduled  using Hootsuite.  Ideally, scheduling 3 posts per day, including weekends, with Charity hashtags attached to all posts.  We currently post across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Linked In.

*Through engagement, growing our followers across all platforms.

*Engaging positively with those who respond to our posts

*Engagement with other mental wellbeing providers

*Ensuring that we grow our visibility locally as well as nationally

*Through social media, driving our text to donate, direct debit & Just Giving platforms and encouraging visitors to fundraise for our Charity.

*Working with our Google AdWords Volunteers to ensure consistency of output messages. Utilising analytics to ensure posts are relevant and engaging, driving traffic to our website.

What skillsets we need you to have:

*A thorough working knowledge of Hootsuite, gained over at least 1 year of continuous use.

*At least 2 year’s experience of business social media usage including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Linkedin, which includes reading and understanding analytics,and adapting output as necessary.

*The experience to source, and adapt, copyright free relevant imaging to encourage visual interest using, for example, Pixabay.

*A creative mind to produce dynamic and innovative social media content, encouraging engagement and linking back to our website.

What Kind of Person are we looking for?

Someone driven, creative, innovative and absolutely passionate about mental health and SOS.

You will ideally thrive in a role which is yours to develop.

As you will be working from home, you must be able to structure and prioritise their time during pre-agreed hours, requiring a disciplined approach to your work.

Ideally, but not essentially, you will have worked within the Charitable sector previously.

Someone who is proactive and reactive.

You need to be a real ‘people’s person’ – friendly and approachable

How Should You Apply?

In the first instance, please send a covering email detailing why you would like to work for our Charity and why the role interests you.  You should attach your current CV to this email.

Please send your email, with the subject ‘Part Time Social Media Co-Ordinator’ to .  Please do NOT use the contact form on this website.

For those invited to an interview, these will be held via Zoom and invitations will be sent to you.  Please allow up to 1 hour for the interview process.

The closing date for applications is Friday 25 September and online interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 28 September 2020.

If you are offered the role, we will require proof of your identity ,address and also your eligibilty to work in the UK.

3 references will be required – 2 from your current/most recent employer and 1 character reference which must not be a family member.

If you have unspent convictions, we would like you to disclose these should you be offered the role.

If you are uncertain as to what disclosures you should make, please click HERE and read  Government guidance on this issue

It’s Time To Stop The Silence

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