Volunteer Social Media Manager

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Volunteer your creative writing and craft beautiful quality content for social media to help  a social enterprise in Cambodia supporting rural women with a sustainable income

Project Brief

  • Suitable for: a skilled and creative writer, experienced in crafting quality content and new marketing ideas for social media and website.
  • Project type: Unpaid volunteer position
  • Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Duration: Minimum 3 months 
  • Start date: Project is on-going, and you can join at any time, depending upon availability
  • Working hours: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm from Monday to Friday
  • Reports to: Director and founder
  • Allowance: Pick up from the airport, bicycle, visa advice, reference letter

Responsibilities

  • Translate brand mission and ethos into thoughtful messaging.
  • Write product descriptions, press releases and marketing copy for website, social media, emails, catalogs, ads and more. 
  • Make sure the company is Search Engine Optimized to maximize inbound sales opportunities
  • Experiment with a variety of organic and paid acquisition channels – content creation, content curation, pay per click campaigns, event management, publicity, social media, lead generation campaigns, copywriting, performance analysis, and much more.
  • Create quality content (photo, video, visuals/graphic design) and new marketing ideas for social media (Instagram, Facebook) and website suiting their branding and philosophy

Requirements

  • At least two years working experience in the position 
  • Knowledge of computer programs; Photoshop, illustrator, Indesign, word, excel
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Love to create beautiful quality content for social media

     

Personal qualities and attitudes to be successful in the project

  • Flexibility and spirit of adventure
  • Enthusiasm and positive energy 
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Work Ethic
  • Independent worker

Supporting documentation

  • CV
  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of relevant qualifications
  • Proof of travel and health insurance
  • Vaccination booklet
  • Professional references from at least one former employer

Benefits

  • Expand your professional skills –A unique look into the inner workings of a start-up in a developing country  that is slowly moving towards a new phase
  • Make an impact – As a professional, your volunteer contribution and skill sharing will assist an organization that positively affects the lives of its employees and community of women
  • Go beyond your comfort zone – You will more than likely get exposure to different ways of doing things, including project management, conflict resolution, problem solving and cultural diversity.
  • Become a world citizen – You will gain insight into a fascinating culture, complex social issues and how you can personally influence positive change in the lives of Cambodian people.

Daily Life

  • You will work five days a week, office hours, reporting to the Director and Founder.
  • On the weekends, you will be able to enjoy your free time and explore at your leisure, as well as during public holidays.
  •  Mostly you will work from a café, since the workshop is located 10 km from Siem Reap.

The Host Organization

  • Since end 2016, the social enterprise is working closely with 15 rural artisanal women from Krobey Riel village, near Siem Reap, Cambodia and they create quality designed hand-woven rattan products, such as bags and baskets.
  • Their goal is to support their team of artisans with a stable and financial future. They do this by providing them a fair income, offering quality level weaving training and a life skills education.
  • The social enterprise is currently providing 15 female artisans a fair income. Since the female artisans joined them, their family contribution has increased significantly by 75%. The enterprise intends to bring people closer to each other by introducing Cambodia’s culture and ancient crafts to consumers all over for a more ethical and sustainable world.
  • The brand is striving to reach out to the International market and they need your help !