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One Young World 2019 London- Social Media

Monday, October 21, 2019, 7:00 AM -
Friday, October 25, 2019, 11:45 PM
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As a One Young World volunteer, you will be required to be flexible in your willingness to take on your assigned role, and you may be assigned to multiple roles throughout your placement. Your role will be allocated based on your availability given in the form below, as certain tasks will be taking place at various points throughout the Summit. 

Please note, we cannot guarantee you the following during your placement:

  • We cannot guarantee you will be allocated to a specific role based on your selected preference or skill set 
  • We cannot guarantee you will remain in the same role throughout your placement
  • This application does not guarantee your place on the volunteer programme. You will be notified after your form has been submitted and reviewed as to your success. We are inundated with applications each year, and while we would love to accept everyone, unfortunately places are limited 
  • It important to note that throughout your placement we cannot guarantee you will be able to watch the Summit content. Some roles may be based off site and around various venues in London. If you are only interested in volunteering as a way of seeing certain speakers, please do not apply because you might be disappointed 

If you are a flexible, dedicated and passionate individual then we are looking for you to help make London 2019 our best Summit yet!

Roles

  • Content Grabbers
    Monday, October 21, 2019, 12:00 PM -
    Friday, October 25, 2019, 10:00 PM
    ● Content grabbers have the responsibility to watch all sessions live and transcribe
    content to identify key quotes which will be used across all social media channels,
    news and communications
    ● Must be fluent in English
    ● Must have excellent writing skills and attention to details
    ● Will need to have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    ● Will need to have own laptop and phone (access to Whatsapp)
  • Content Editors
    Monday, October 21, 2019, 12:00 PM -
    Friday, October 25, 2019, 10:00 PM
    ● The role of the content editors is to edit and refine quotes captured by the Quote
    Grabbers as well as proofreading the news stories written by the news writers
    ● Must be fluent in English
    ● Must have excellent writing skills and attention to details
    ● Ability to quickly skim long-form text and identify key quotes
    ● Will need to have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    ● Will need to have own laptop and phone (access to Whatsapp)
  • News Writer
    Monday, October 21, 2019, 12:00 PM -
    Friday, October 25, 2019, 10:00 PM
    ● The news writer will be in charge of writing news stories to publish on the One
    Young World website and share via newsletter in our daily round-ups
    ● Fluency in English and Excellent writing skills
    ● Previous journalism or copywriting experience
    ● An ability to write quickly and accurately in a high-pressure environment
    ● Have own laptop and phone (access to Whatsapp)
  • Social Media Managers
    Monday, October 21, 2019, 12:00 PM -
    Friday, October 25, 2019, 10:00 PM
    ● The role of the Social Media Manager is to monitor conversations on social media
    channels following the Summit official hashtag
    ● Share and retweet content as relevant and provide general support to the OYW
    staff in terms of social media management (ex. Managing the FB Live Corner
    interviews)
    ● Have a proven track record of managing social media accounts, including drafting
    content for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and using social media management
    tools like Hootsuite
    ● Have excellent communications skills with previous experience in copy-writing or
    journalism
    ● Be a proactive team player with a can-do attitude, able to cope well with deadlines
    and high pressure environments
  • Instagram Stories
    Monday, October 21, 2019, 12:00 PM -
    Friday, October 25, 2019, 10:00 PM
    ● The role of the Instagram Stories volunteer is to capture key moments of the
    Summit (both on Instagram Live and simply on Stories), including the Opening
    Ceremony, Main Stage sessions, Side Stage sessions and workshops
    ● Social media savvy, with experience using Instagram Stories (in a professional
    capacity preferred)
    ● Good artistic eye
    ● Be a proactive team player with a can-do attitude, able to cope well with deadlines
    and high pressure environments
    ● Have own phone (access to Whatsapp and Instagram)
  • Facebook Live Manager
    Monday, October 21, 2019, 12:00 PM -
    Friday, October 25, 2019, 10:00 PM
    ● The FB Live manager will be responsible for managing the FB Live corner where
    interviews with Counsellors and Ambassadors will be conducted
    ● Experience with social media management and live streaming software
    ● Be a proactive team player with a can-do attitude, able to cope well with deadlines
    and high pressure environments
    ● Have own laptop and phone (access to Whatsapp)

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