AFS are looking for volunteers to help us develop a vibrant and engaging presence across our social media channels, to grow our audience and engage with new audiences and build stronger relationships online. We would welcome your help in creating amazing online content. This could be for someone who just loves film and loves social media and wants to give a few hours to do some posting, or perhaps you want to get into digital marketing, in which case this role could you a valuable opportunity to develop and implement a digital marketing strategy to showcase your talent.
This requires proactive monitoring of our social media and the creation of compelling and timely posts, together with encouraging interaction with followers and/groups on these channels developing interaction with other film related feeds. You may be working with other volunteers to co-ordinate/contribute to campaigns across our website and direct email channels.
Ayr Film Society is an award-winning community-led cinema which has been in existence since 1973. We are based in the heart of the community, at the Town Hall in the seaside town of Ayr. Ayr Film Society is a registered charity in Scotland. We are affiliated with Ayr Arts Guild, Cinema for All and Film Hub Scotland. AFS runs a main programme of screenings from Sept through to March/April, screening every Thursday evening at the Town Hall, Ayr. The Society is entirely volunteer run with a small management Committee. We wish to extend our use of volunteers to ensure a sustainable future for the Film Society, specifically to enhance our digital marketing, help run our screenings, grow our audience and extend our capacity to support local community groups and other community cinemas in South Ayrshire.
Experience required: Experience of using a range of Social Media platforms. Able to write short compelling content to a target audience / house style; a flair for creating engaging posts; manipulating and editing photos and video to create short programme trailers; any knowledge of digital marketing an advantage.
Travel details: Post paid travel expenses are covered
Training details: Through membership of Cinema for All, AFS has access to training courses, usually web-based, in all aspects of running a community cinema which could be available and of interest to volunteers. These courses are scheduled by CFA and are not available on-demand.