Digital Communications Volunteer

Devon Wildlife Trust, Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project


Volunteer • Part Time 07812568157 Lizzy Mooney

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

Devon Greater Horseshoe Project

Working across Devon, the project is looking to secure the future of this species in the county. Ensuring the habitats needed are present, that our bat knowledge is better and that the people of Devon know about the species and so are better able to look after it.

Purpose of your role:

Help support the project team by providing assistance with the website and social media activities

What the task involves:

There are a number of tasks depending on your experience and skills,

  • manage Wordpress website
  • website updates such as amendments to pages, news posts, events posts.
  • social media posts (Twitter & Facebook) to increase engagement in the project
  • analytics
  • collation of press coverage relating to the project
  • writing press releases

Skills and abilities

  • The ability to work methodically without much direct supervision (although training will be provided initially and support available).
  • knowledge of website updating & analytics
  • knowledge of a variety of social media outlets
  • an ability to analyse press coverage,
  • good communication skills


Either home-based, or at DWT’s offices, Cricklepit Mill, Exeter (depending on the task)

When and how often:

Flexible depending on volunteer’s other commitments but suggest 10 hours per week

Expenses/equipment available:

Reasonable mileage

Health and Safety/ Risk Assessment

These will be written prior to starting and all volunteers obliged to read them

What’s in it for you?

  • help the project to engage more people in the project by promoting a professional digital image
  • learn more about bats and the project
  • Improve your digital communication skills
  • be part of our dynamic team

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