Working for the Media & Communications Director, the Deputy Media Director will be the first point of contact for all content creation requests for the CONIFA website. They will also be tasked with creating press releases for significant CONIFA news, working with the CONIFA social media team to generate significant interest in CONIFA channels and also working on media planning and management for CONIFA tournaments. You will also be expected to deputise for the Media & Communications Director in their absence.
The position is voluntary (as are all CONIFA positions) and can be done remotely, with the expectation to communicate progress to the Media & Communications Director, and other CONIFA staff, as required.
Hours per month:
5-20 recommended but it is at the discretion of the Deputy Media Director to set a working schedule that is manageable around other commitments. Hours will generally be in the 10-15 hours per month range, but will increase depending on if there is an event taking place.
The main tasks of the role will be:
- acting as the first point of contact for all content creation requests across the CONIFA channels
- writing and creating news stories and press releases for CONIFA
- commissioning journalists from the CONIFA pool when required
- working with the social media editor to create compelling, shareable content across all CONIFA channels
- assisting with media planning for CONIFA tournaments
- assisting with media management during CONIFA tournaments
- working with the Media & Communications Director to ensure CONIFA’s message is always being communicated effectively and clearly across all media
- ensuring that CONIFA’s media channels are always producing content of an extremely high standard.
- Minimum 3-4 years experience as a social media manager OR
- Minimum 3-4 years experience as an online editor for a publication house or media platform OR
- Minimum 3-4 years experience as a digital project manager or content creator
- Excellent understanding of online publishing methods, social media analytics, content creation, quality control
- Client-facing experience across different sectors
- Team management experience
- Excellent communication and organisational skills
- An eye for detail with some experience in proof reading, editing or sub editing copy
- Solid understanding of print production processes / programme creation
- WordPress, Google Analytics, campaign management, Microsoft Office skills
What you will get from the role:
- An exciting chance to get experience in global football, working in a progressive, growing organisation using football for social empowerment
- A unique opportunity to gain experience in sports media.
We understand that as a voluntary position the Deputy Media Director will need to balance paid work commitments and are completely flexible in terms of working hours.
The position is voluntary (as with all CONIFA roles).
Please email a CV and covering letter explaining why you would like to become the CONIFA Deputy Media Director to firstname.lastname@example.org
CONIFA is dedicated to equality and diversity and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, respecting and drawing on different perspectives, skills, experience and knowledge.