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External Coordinator - Social Media

Group:UK Media and Messaging
Location:From home role with XR UK (UK Wide)
Hours per week:10-15
No. spaces available:1
Meeting Time:Monday 10:00 for main M&M meeting Social Media weekly meeting (day and time tbc)
Meeting Format:Conference call
Meeting Schedule:
Essential Skills:Good interpersonal skills, approachability, organisational skills, team player, experience with social media for an organisation/company
Desired Skills:Background in media and/or social media, knowledge of XR as a movement.
Accessibility considerations:If you're hard of hearing (closed captions can be used during meetings) or visually impaired, then the online meeting aspect may be a barrier. You would need to be able to use a computer/keyboard.

Social Media External Coordinator

Application deadline: Friday 24 May 2025

Working closely with the Internal Coordinator of the Social Media Team, the External Coordinator represents the team in the wider XR UK organism. You will work closely with the Media and Messaging working group's Internal and External Coordinators and liaise with the M&M subgroup coordinators.

The External Coordinator ensures information flows between the group and the movement's various circles and working groups. With the Internal Coordinator and wider Social Media team you will create outputs that incorporate movement-wide strategies, actions, global issues, developing news and scientific research, as well as working on content related to external campaign groups and organisations with potential for collaboration.

Financial support can be available.

External Coordinator core duties:

  • Developing and strategising social media output with the Internal Coordinator and the wider Social Media team.
  • Help create content to promote upcoming events, actions, rebellions and other XR UK activities, as well as XR's demands, values and principles.
  • Promoting XR's demands and
  • Together with the Internal Coordinator plan the agenda for the weekly Social Media meeting.
  • Attend the weekly Social Media meeting.
  • Attend the weekly Media & Messaging meeting on Monday mornings and make sure someone else from Social Media can attend when you are unable to.
  • Attend the weekly M&M coords meeting on Wednesdays to discuss strategy, plan ahead, decide on content.
  • Through the External Coordinator of M&M, you will be put in contact with the teams that are going to need social media, and you will sit in the specific groups to ensure Social Media are up to date with plans and what content will need to be created. This would include actions, announcements (e.g. strategy updates or positions on a recent development in the movement or in the world), rebellions, and major UK-wide events such as high profile talks or workshops.
  • Liaising closely with the Concept Design team to ensure they are briefed to suitable deliver social media assets in a timely manner
  • Liaising closely with the UK Movement Communications team to align outputs and share information of upcoming actions/events/campaigns etc.
  • Liaising closely with the Reactive Team to ensure their responses are in line with main M&M messaging.
  • Keeping an eye on Social Media channels on Mattermost.

We ask all people volunteering with Extinction Rebellion UK to:

  • Sign the Rebel Agreement
  • Adhere to our Principles and Values
  • Respect our Regenerative Cultures

This role is being advertised by the following working group:

UK Media and Messaging

Location: XR UK (UK Wide)

UK wide comms and messaging

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