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Assistant District Commissioner (Perception)

Contact: Will Hazell Contact Email: william.hazell@gdscouts.org.uk Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Purpose

To work in partnership with the District Commissioner, Executive Committee & wider team to:

  • Externally: create promotional positive media coverage in print, online and broadcast which helps create a modern perception of Scouting and understanding that we provide Skills for Life
  • Internally: manage and create a number of channels to keep adult and youth members informed and engaged about opportunities, ideas and the District’s work.

Responsible to

Deputy District Commissioner

Knowledge and experience

  • Ability to lead, motivate and support people in a voluntary environment

Skills

  • Excellent ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing including an ability to speak and present publically in a clear and articulate way
  • Able to work quickly and flexibly often to tight or moving deadlines
  • Able to create engaging and informative communications
  • Experience in a communication or media role
  • A good understanding of Scouting
  • Ability to provide advice and guidance effectively to others
  • Ability to contribute to strategy development and identify practical actions to achieve strategic objectives
  • Ability to effectively chair meetings
  • Can build, maintain and facilitate effective working relationships with a wide range of people
  • Ability to enable others to identify issues and support them with workable solutions
  • Plans, managers and monitors own tasks and time
  • Ability to use technology, especially mobile email, to carry out a range of tasks
  • Able to pull together information to produce quality on-brand experiences

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