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Social Media Superstar


Volunteer South


Marketing & Communications




Dunedin, All Towns

Volunteer South has been active on social media and in increasing its visibility across the Southern region and we're now on the hunt for another Superstar to join our team! This role is part of our continued commitment for volunteering to employment pathways so if you're wanting to upskill in social media and gain some real world experience - now's your opportunity!

The social media superstars are tasked with regularly updating content on the website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn, keeping information up-to-date, and mediating public participation in web content. The larger objective is based around increased visibility and awareness of the organisation across the Southern region of Aotearoa New Zealand.

You will be working with one of our existing team members, and there may be more than one opportunities available to be a part of them depending on the skills of those who want to join. This role would suit someone looking to make this a job in the future, but not necessary.

Core responsibilities will include:

  • Content Creation, review and release
  • Content planning and support
  • Page administration of multiple social media platforms


Work Knowledge and Experience
  • Knowledge of Google suite, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn at a minimum. Knowledge and experience of YouTube and others are an asset.
  • Experience working with people from a wide range of cultures, ages and backgrounds.
  • An understanding and a commitment to community needs and organisations.
  • Competency in professional writing.
Personal Skills and Attributes
  • Enthusiastic, creative, passionate and positive attitude.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • An ability to work alone and be self-motivated.
  • An ability to work as part of a team.
  • A keen interest in the changing social climate and current events, particularly those geared towards community organisations.
  • A keen interest in supporting and promoting the Not-for-Profit sector.
  • A commitment to partnership within the Treaty of Waitangi
Educational Qualifications and Training
  • Someone looking for experience in this sector and is working towards a degree is preferable.
  • More than one language would be an asset.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

This is variable as we are able to schedule and pre-plan but the timing is approximately 2-4 hours per week. Currently, every fortnight, the social media team meet to pre-plan our work. Timing of the meeting can change to suit all team members.

Getting started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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