|Location:||From home role with XR UK (UK Wide)|
|Hours per week:||2-4|
|No. spaces available:||1|
|Meeting Time:||Tuesdays 12-1.30pm|
|Meeting Format:||Conference call|
|Meeting Schedule:||Attend group meetings but other hours flexible|
|Essential Skills:||Good organisational, planning and communication skills.|
|Desired Skills:||Ability to work independently, some knowledge of XR platforms would be useful but training will be given.|
|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.|
This role can be shared.
The role of Communications Lead is crucial to spreading the word about XRUK events and actions across the movement.
As a key point in the structure you'll be the link between different teams and circles, helping them communicate and enabling the smooth flow of information.
Are you familiar with tools such as Signal, Telegram and Mattermost or willing to learn how to use them?
Are you skilled at monitoring a number of comms platforms including email, and identifying relevant posts?
You will be forwarding appropriate comms to the Relationships circle and responding to some messages yourself on behalf of the circle; ensuring any content planned for broadcasts, emails and social media is accurate. You will create weekly summary updates of Relationships' work/projects to share with the UK Media & Messaging circle.
This role requires experience with online communications and excellent levels of organisation. Training in particular platforms can be provided. This role can be done completely remotely.
You can view the Relationships mandate here.
Communications Lead Mandate:
The circle is contactable across and outside of the organism with clear outlines of what the team does and who to contact.
- Answering or forwarding online communication requests to this team. E.g. the circle’s email account.
- Checking other external communications channels such as a Mattermost Reception.
- Creating regular summary updates of the team’s work/projects to share with other groups.