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Social media promotion of Paralympic sports

International Paralympic Committee

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Writing and editing
Communication, mass media and art
Volunteers: 8 needed
1-5 hours per week / 52 weeks
Background and objectives
If selected, you will promote one of eight different Paralympic sports, including boccia, football 5-a-side, goalball, sitting volleyball, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair fencing and wheelchair rugby. Responsibilities:  Develop and implement content plans  Compile graphics for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram  Monitor social media,  Schedule social media posts,  Create video clips  Contact athletes to source content  Compile a monthly report on social media statistics.You will be required to make posts every week. You will liaise with the International Federation with guidance and training from the International Paralympic Committee. However, it would be advantageous if you can work fairly independently. You will be able to keep in touch with other volunteers and learn from each other about best practice in a dedicated forum.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is the global governing body of the Paralympic Movement. The IPC supervises the organisation of the Summer and Winter Paralympic Games, and serves as International Federation for 10 sports, for which it supervises and co-ordinates the World Championships and other competitions. The IPC is committed to enabling Para athletes to achieve sporting excellence and to developing sport opportunities for all persons with an impairment from the beginner to elite level. In addition, the IPC aims to promote the Paralympic values, which include courage, determination, inspiration and equality. We would like to strengthen the impact of some of our International Federations by recruiting social media volunteers who can communicate the stories and achievements of those sports in order to help achieve our vision and aspiration.
You must be a highly talented and enthusiastic individual who can work independently and remotely to promote and raise awareness of the Paralympic Movement. Furthermore, you should:  Have good knowledge of social media platforms and interest of sport  Have excellent communication, planning and organisational skills  Be creative, a quick learner and able to work to tight deadlines  Have knowledge of video editing and Adobe Photoshop/ InDesign

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