This is an exciting role for a committed and passionate individual who wants to put practical skills to good use with a charity.Listen
Dyslexia Association of London has a busy 2019 planned and we are looking for support in meeting the needs of our members and developing the charity’s offerings to expand our reach.ListenResearch states that 1 in 10 people in the UK is living with varying degrees of dyslexia, affecting their work and personal lives.ListenDyslexia London currently offers online support and some information on our website, however, we are looking to introduce practical programming such as CV clinics and educational workshops.Listen


Job PurposeListen

 

The main job is to manage membership and to create programmes that can foster sense of community and participation among members.Listen

 

Position: Membership ManagerListen

Location: Mostly remote working, some meetings in Central LondonListen

Report to: Volunteer Development & Communications ManagerListen

Works With: Other VolunteersListen

You: Very relational and empathetic towards the cause and willing to pitch innovative ideas to grow the community. Skills on WordPress and email marketing is a plus but not required.Listen

Us: Small London-based team of volunteers (all with work in different disciplines) working for a charity that is committed to upholding the Equality Act and supporting those with learning difficulties.Listen

Job Description:Listen

  • Set up membership database and take charge of recruiting new membersListen
  • Ensuring current members are receiving their membership duesListen
  • Develop programs to grow the communityListen
  • Keep members up to date through various channelsListen
  • Create engagement programs where community members can participate, such as awareness and volunteer activities (i.e workshops, trainings, etc)Listen
  • Support the monthly support groupListen

Skills & Qualifications:Listen

  • Excellent writing skills in EnglishListen
  • Good interpersonal and communications skillsListen
  • Understanding of all social media channels, particularly Facebook and Twitter and experience using them in a professional context preferredListen
  • Self-starter with the ability to use own initiative and work independentlyListen
  • Someone who is passionate about dyslexia and dyslexia awarenessListen
Reimbursement of travel into co-working office (within zones 1-6) when attending meetings.Listen

Time Commitment:Listen

Be able to commit a day a week for a 3 month period, beginning ASAP, working remotely.Listen

 

How to apply:Listen

Please send a covering letter outlining your interest and suitability and your CV to info@dyslexialondon.orgListen

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