Urgent Request for Volunteers

About this opportunity

  1. Marketing Communications Support
    A volunteer is required to increase presence both on and offline, to create content for use on social media for blogging and print. to communicate with supporters and to find new opportunities. They need someone to identify companies within different target markets and coordinate weekly/monthly social media initiatives.
    Draw new letters as required in conjunction with the project manager. Keep the marketing database up to date importing new data, updating records and manage the email distribution list. Upload relevant articles to the website, assist in developing internet presence and improving search rankings. Develop a social media strategy and improve visibility over time and create copy for small publications and press.
  2. Administrator
    An administrator is requied with general office duties including; correspondence, populating data about school uniform requests, keeping contacts for schools up to date, gathering data, researching new locations for donation points. Maintaining the website (if skills are had), social media and facebook. Keep the office running smoothly, attend monthly meetings and provide input. All volunteers begin sorting school uniform so that they have an understanding how this works.

About the organisation

Uniform Exchange are community recyclers, they serve the community by recycling out-grown school uniform across Kirklees providing families with financial challenges and in crisis with FREE school uniform. They do this by encouraging families through the primary and secondary schools to recycle and donate their child’s out-grown school uniform to the project. The service is available to all families in Kirklees no matter what their circumstances.
In 2014 they helped 500 children across Kirklees with free school uniform including school coats and shoes. Recycling over 5000 items of good uniform. They have stopped over 5 tonnes of clothing going into landfill.

What are they looking for?

Computer literate and good social media skills
Good verbal and written communication skills
Attention to detail
Self motivate but equally work well in a team setting
A background in marketing at any level
A good team worker

Date and details

Uniform Exchange are based at
Railway Sawmills,
Burbeary Road,
Lockwood,
Huddersfield,
HD1 3UN

How to apply

Apply online for Marketing
Apply online for Administrator
Email: info@uniform-exchange.org