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Marketing, digital and social media volunteer


The aim of marketing, digital and social media volunteer is to promote, develop and maintain the online presence of St George’s Hospital Charity in order to maximise our impact and to promote ourselves as widely as possible to the local, and wider community.


  • Work with the Communications Manager to identify opportunities and themes for social media content in line with communication objectives
  • Keep our social media channels updated by promoting the activities and achievements of the charity, and encourage others to comment and share our posts
  • Increase the numbers of followers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube
  • Track the effectiveness of our social media work and recommend ways forward.
  • Keep our social media guidelines updated
  • Work with the Communications Manager to plan and write blogs
  • Develop content for our website
  • Test website content and review its impact.
  • Develop and update the charity’s photographic database
  • Search Engine Optimisation : update the charity’s website content to make it more easily found by relevant internet users
  • Input into how content is best promoted across all our marketing channels to ensure it reaches a wide range of stakeholders
  • Provide support when needed for the production of the charity’s e-newsletter / newsletter material.
  • Provide administration support for communications and online giving campaigns


One day per week, with occasional additional days to attend events

For six months (with a one month trial period)

Place of work

St George’s Hospital, Tooting

Reports to:

The Communications, PR and Marketing Manager

Transport needed:

Volunteers do not require own transport during volunteering hours. Good public transport links to Tooting.

Skills required

  • Experience of marketing, digital and social media, either through education, work or volunteering.
  • An understanding of different types of marketing and communications media, including electronic and social media
  • Knowledge of website content management systems
  • Knowledge of SEO
  • Familiar with using social media and other online tools to generate interest
  • Able to write clearly, accurately and succinctly.
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to transform small snippets of information into interesting and engaging stories suitable for Twitter, Facebook etc.
  • Good time management
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • An interest in, knowledge of or willingness to learn about the health and charity sectors

Personal qualities

  • Passion for digital media
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • Organised
  • Initiative
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Confident communicator, with creative flair and with sensitive and appealing tone

Transport and food expenses will be paid.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter, outlining your suitability for the role, to: giving@stgeorges.nhs.uk



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