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September 2021

Join Us – Digital Learning Officer

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SoCo is very excited to be recruiting a Digital Learning Officer to support our online resources

Salary: £28k per year pro rata (Freelance or PAYE).
Hours: 1 day per week, flexible to your availability.
Duration: 6 month contract, possibility of longer term if funding allows.
Location: SoCo HQ @ MAST (Southampton) and Hightown Studios (Thornhill).
Application Deadline: 4th October 2021 @ 5pm

The Role
SoCo Music Project is a busy music charity delivering a wide range of projects, services, events and activities. We are confident in our ability to improve lives through music, we’ve been doing it for over 12 years, supporting wellbeing and progression in the city and beyond. The pandemic has caused many challenges, not least the ability to provide engaging and consistent face to face music making and learning opportunities. In response to this we created SoCo Academy, a digital learning platform to host tutorials and learning programmes, supporting people to continue their creative progression at their own pace. We want to continue to grow this offer and the Digital Learning Officer will be tasked with sourcing and creating digital creative programmes, working with our awesome music leaders and creative practitioners across the city.

The Person
You’ll be passionate about music and the arts, understand how it can change peoples lives for the better, and be able to develop engaging and inspiring learning programmes that will support wellbeing and progression through music and creative practice.

We’ll introduce you to our work, our team and the people that benefit from our services, and you’ll be able to work off your own initiative to capture content, and work with professional practitioners to grow the digital offer that SoCo Academy provides.

Previous experience of working with e-learning environments is desirable – but solid knowledge of how to structure creative programmes, and create innovative and engaging learning opportunities – are very welcome!

Person Spec

Essential:

  • Ability to edit/update WordPress Websites
  • Knowledge of video editing software
  • Clear and confident communication skills
  • Able to structure creative learning programmes
  • Graphic design skills
  • A positive and enthusiastic approach to work
  • Ability to work on you own, as well as part of a team

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of E-Learning platforms (specifically LearnDash)
  • Experience of writing/developing schemes of work/session plans
  • Experience of delivering creative workshops
  • Creative photography/videography skills

To apply please send a CV with cover letter, a slide deck/powerpoint, or a short video (YouTube/Vimeo link) to Matt Salvage: matt@socomusicproject.org.uk.

There is an opportunity to combine this role with the Comms and Marketing Specialist role, find out more here.

SoCo Music Project is an equal opportunities employer.

Join Us – Comms and Marketing

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SoCo is very excited to be recruiting a Communications and Marketing specialist to help us tell our story.

Salary: £28k per year pro rata (Freelance or PAYE).
Hours: 2 days per week, flexible to your availability.
Duration: 6 month contract, possibility of longer term if funding allows.
Location: SoCo HQ @ MAST (Southampton) and various delivery sites.
Application Deadline: 4th October 2021 @ 5pm

The Role
SoCo Music Project is a busy music charity delivering a wide range of projects, services, events and activities. We are confident in our ability to improve lives through music, we’ve been doing it for over 12 years, supporting wellbeing and progression in the city and beyond. Our challenge has always been sharing the incredible outcomes that we see all the time in our work. We want to be able to shout about what we do, and we want to raise the profile of the organisation so we can do more of it. Our comms and marketing specialist will provide that vital link, connecting and interacting with audiences to showcase our work, whether it’s a series of workshops in an Early Years setting, a development opportunity for emerging artists, or a performance one of Southampton’s top venues, you’ll be promoting, sharing and celebrating our work.

The Person
You’ll be passionate about music and the arts, understand how it can change peoples lives for the better, and be able to create compelling and engaging narrative that demonstrates how the team at SoCo support wellbeing and progression through music.

We’ll introduce you to our work, our team and the people that benefit from our services, and you’ll be able to work off your own initiative to capture powerful stories, share news and events across social media platforms and create relevant content for our website.

Previous experience of working in marketing and the charity sector is desirable – but solid knowledge of how to communicate effectively in the digital age, and innovative and striking ideas – are very welcome!

Person Spec

Essential:

  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Ability to edit/update WordPress Websites
  • Clear and confident communication skills
  • Able to write compelling and creative copy
  • Graphic design skills
  • A positive and enthusiastic approach to work
  • Ability to work on you own, as well as part of a team

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of the charity/community sector
  • Experience of writing/developing organisational comms strategy
  • Qualification in Marketing/Communications
  • Creative photography/videography skills

To apply please send a CV with cover letter, a slide deck/powerpoint, or a short video (YouTube/Vimeo link) to Matt Salvage: matt@socomusicproject.org.uk. Closing date 4th October 2021.

There is an opportunity to combine this role with the Digital Learning Officer role, find out more here.

SoCo Music Project is an equal opportunities employer.