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Social Media Support Roles – Voluntary - Journeys Festival International Portsmouth

Journeys Festival International celebrates the creative talent of exceptional refugee and asylum seeker artists and shares refugee experiences through great art and culture.

Produced by ArtReach, the Festival takes place for the third year in Portsmouth from 19 – 28 October. The Festival takes place at various locations and venues across Portsmouth.

Working across a wide range of creative media and disciplines, Journeys Festival International aims to bring the exceptional talent of local, national and international refugee artists into the public eye. Journeys Festival International combines live music, workshops, theatre, performance, moving image, screenings, discussion, exhibitions and pop-up events to create a vibrant and engaging programme of events.

In addition to the core team that produces and manages the Festival, we are seeking a team of enthusiastic social media support volunteers. Get behind the scenes at our events, experience event management in depth and get your content contributing to our detailed social media coverage of the Festival.

As well as covering expenses for all volunteers, we hope that participating in the event will provide a rewarding and enjoyable experience!

Volunteers (aged 18 +) are needed from 19 – 28 October and shifts can be arranged around your availability.

Volunteers will have a briefing in October - date to be confirmed.

If you are interested in volunteering for the social media support roles then please contact with your details and responses to the following challenges (CV’s are also accepted for additional information):

  • Name, age, email address and contact phone number

  • Availability between 19-28 October

  • Any access needs or questions you might have

  • Responses to ‘The 2 tweet challenge’

  • Tweet 1: Event tweet

Select an event from the website for the Festival and create a sample social media post about that project, this content needs to be shared in your e-mail – not live by social media. If you would add images or Giffs to that post then please label accordingly and attach to your email entry. No more than 280 characters.

  • Using your unique approach to social media, in no more than 280 characters explain why you would be great to work with on this project.

Deadline for expression of interest is Monday 8 October 12noon

Join the conversation:

@JourneysFest or #JourneysPorts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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