CONTENT & SOCIAL MEDIA ASSISTANT
A unique opportunity for young people to work as part of our team, learn new skills that will give your CV a boost for future job roles.
First and foremost, we are looking for a brilliant storyteller, to curate the longer-term narrative of Sew Ready. Experience and a natural flair for words and creative storytelling is vital for this role.
The principles of sewing haven't changed much in over 100 years, however with clothing quality, sustainability and ethical practice on the rise, consumers are rediscovering the value in this lost art. Wearing our values is becoming more & more important, yet how can we as consumers be confident our clothes represent us and what we stand for? Drawing on tradition, Sew Ready is a model that gives customers complete transparency and personal accountability over their wardrobes by becoming part of the creative process.
About the Role
This role is being recruited through the JobStart scheme and is open to all 16-24 year olds. Please don’t be discouraged if you have never worked in this field, or have little experience. Full training and mentoring will be provided. This is an opportunity for you to work as part of a team, to learn new skills that will build your CV, and get experience that you can use in future roles.
Previous experience is not essential. We will provide all the necessary support and training for the role.
We just want someone who loves and understands the creative process involved in fashion design and can bring this to life through our social media channels, blog posts and social impact reports.
Develop content & social media strategies with the aim of increasing brand awareness and customer engagement
Creating captivating content, which may include writing blogs, articles, posts and multimedia content
Staying up-to-date with the latest fashion & social media trends
Develop social impact reports
Develop and oversee competitions/campaigns to draw attention to our brand
Potential candidates should have:
Positive and flexible approach
Good interpersonal skills
Willingness to learn
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Experience using social media management and content creation on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and LinkedIn
A passion for supporting the creative sector
We are SEW READY
Sew Ready is an award winning social enterprise based in Lisburn teaching sewing skills to community members of all ages and abilities. Our vision is to create a successful, inclusive society where every stitch matters and every maker is equally valued. To us, the future of fashion is a world in where everyone gets as excited about being part of the creative process as they do about wearing a garment and in doing so, being part of a growing slow fashion movement.
Our social mission is to reintroduce a passion for sewing and textiles among young people and adults in Northern Ireland to help bridge the current skills gap within garment construction and save a skill from being lost in our generation. We are looking for someone who is passionate about helping our sewing community grow both online and in-person.
Sew Ready is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a sewing school where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.
Candidates are advised to submit applications early.
Vacancy Id: 1608806
Location: Sew Ready Studios
Salary: Minimum Wage
Hours: Part time – 25 hours per week
Apply by: 31 August 2023
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