You will work with our team of volunteer writers to ensure that there are plenty of articles in line to be uploaded by asking people to write articles approximately 4-6 weeks in advance. You may also write articles if you wish.
Prepare/edit articles for the site
You will edit articles and prepare them to be uploaded. This will involve proof-reading/re-wording where necessary and finding an image to go with the site.
Upload articles to the website
You will upload the article to the ‘articles’ page on our website, and tweet the link onto our social media sites.
Keep the website current
Ensure that information that is no longer relevant is taken down, and that any new information/dates/staff profiles etc are uploaded.
Increase SEO ranking
Set Your Organic Search Baseline, Research Keywords and Relevant Search Queries, Publish Optimised Content, Analyse Your Backlinks, Explore Technical Issues etc.
Send emails via Wix
You will create and send out a monthly email via our Wix Mailing list. Each month, this email will have a short update about what we are up to at Borderline (see above), along with an explanation and link to any relevant articles on our website.
Improve the website
If you have any ideas to add new ideas to the website, run them past Sarah. We welcome suggestions and it is most likely that we can put them in place!
Attend Borderline Arts meetings
You will attend staff meetings as required. These are not regular and are usually very informal and often done via Zoom.
Knowledge and Skills Required
Ideally our Website Administrator will be someone who:
Has experience of using Wix or similar platforms
Has experience of optimising SEO ranking
Passion for harnessing the power of online media to raise awareness of and reduce stigma surrounding BPD/mental illness
Active learner and forward thinker who excels at identifying evolving media trends
Has a good working knowledge of what Borderline Arts is all about
Ensures they are aware of the future directions and plans of Borderline Arts
Strong written and oral communications skills
Is a flexible individual, creative thinker and problem solver
Can communicate effectively and has excellent interpersonal skills
Has the ability to work well in a team
Ensures they are well informed of Borderline Arts’ activities
Is positive and enthusiastic
Can abide by Borderline Arts’ policies
Access to internet, email, web, MS Word, MS Excel or equivalent/compatible
Has creative flair and enthusiasm
Is committed to their role
Communicates clearly and regularly with our Volunteer Coordinator (re: tasks completed, any difficulties etc).
At all times, remember that Borderline Art’s focus is to raise awareness/understanding of and reduce stigma surrounding BPD, using the arts – ensure whatever you are doing is achieving that aim, or leading us to be able to do that more.
Appointment terms and Time Commitment Required
The Web Administrator is appointed for a term, which is negotiated between our Volunteer Coordinator and the applicant. The minimum term is 6 months.
The estimated time commitment required as the Web Administrator of Borderline Arts is 4-5 hours per week. Some weeks will be much less, some much more – so there is a need for flexibility.
Being the Web Administrator of Borderline Arts is an opportunity to contribute to the overall development of our charity. The Borderline Arts committee is a friendly, dedicated team who welcomes new members.
100% of out of pocket expenses that are vital to the role of Web Administrator are reimbursed.
Gain experience in networking through social media.
Access to training and development workshops and seminars.
Opportunity to work in a positive and encouraging environment.
Gain experience of working in a growing dynamic and successful arts and mental health organisation.
Borderline Arts will provide ongoing support and a reference to help your future career
How to Apply
If you are interested in this role, please fill out ourVolunteer Application Form.