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Volunteering

Break The Mould is a fast-paced organisation run by a team of fantastic, dedicated volunteers.

They are what we call the heartbeat of Break The Mould

If you are looking to make a difference, learn new skills and work with a great group of people, check out our latest vacancies now! 

Volunteer Spotlight

Lily Fox - Grant Writing Team Leader

This week we shining the spotlight on our amazing Lily

Lily is enthusiastic and super reliable in helping us with all grant related projects at BTM! Along with bringing an amazing work ethic, great passion and commitment to Break The Mould, Lily works above and beyond at everything she puts herself forward for!

Thank you Lily for being a valuable member of our team!

How To Get Involved

We now have an exciting opportunity for a volunteer PR, Marketing & Communications assistant to join Break The Mould.

Reporting to the PR, Marketing and Communications Team Leader, you will support the administration and implementation of a comprehensive marketing strategy that comprises press and media, social media influencers, partnerships with other wider organisations, all with the ultimate aim of growing the presence of Break The Mould.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Recognising, forming, and developing relationships with vast journalists and media influencers.
  • Working closely with the Journalism team in assisting and creating press releases.
  • Establish collaborations to bring brand awareness, donations, and traffic.
  • Pitching our brand Break The Mould and our vision to the press, developing relationships with influencers, and identifying other marketing opportunities that would be useful to Break The Mould.

Requirements

  • At least 1-2 years of experience in a related role.
  • Outgoing and confident with a natural ability to develop strong relationships and identify proactive and useful opportunities.
  • A passionate reader of newspapers, blogs, and magazines.
  • An understanding of how PR and the media works.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven experience in using social media tools and channels
  • Available to volunteer at least 5 hours a week

What we offer you?

  • Professional development and learning opportunities
  • An opportunity to build on your experience within the media sector.
  • A great opportunity to be part of a diverse team that is transforming lives of young people.
  • We will provide work reference for you.

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We now have an exciting opportunity for a Blog Writer to join Break The Mould.

Reporting to the Blog Writing Team Leader , you will support the administration and implementation of a different blogs to be published on our website, with the aim of growing the recognition for Break The Mould.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Research topics and create one blogpost a week.
  • Increasing site traffic by applying SEO keywords and backlinks.
  • Staying current on sector trends for possible opportunities to attract new readers.

Requirements

  • At least 1-2 years of experience in similar role
  • Ability to research well into different topics, knowledge of blogging tools, resources, and the best practises.
  • Bonus: Any relevant qualifications and experience in Blog Writing.
  • Available to volunteer at least 5 hours a week

What we offer you?

  • Professional development and learning opportunities
  • An opportunity to build on your experience within the copywriting sector .
  • A great opportunity to be part of a diverse team that is transforming lives of young people.
  • We provide work reference for you

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We now have an exciting opportunity for a SEO assistant to join Break The Mould.

Reporting to the SEO Team Leader, you will assist in growing our online presence and increasing our search engine visibility, to ultimately help in growing the recognition for Break The Mould.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Grow our organic traffic through SEO techniques and knowledge.
  • Carry out all areas of On-Page and Back End SEO Optimisation
  • Review and analyse our site for areas that can be improved and optimized
  • Work with our PR team to create content for our site to drive positive SEO rankings.

Requirements

  • At least 1-2 years of relevant experience with web optimisation tools.
  • Knowledge of the latest in search engine requirements and SEO best practises.
  • Familiar with Google AdWords, Google Analytic and Google Search console.
  • A thorough understanding of user search intentions and conversion techniques.
  • Available to volunteer at least 5 hours a week

What we offer you?

  • Professional development and learning opportunities
  • An opportunity to build on your experience within the technology sector.
  • A great opportunity to be part of a diverse team that is transforming lives of young people.
  • We will provide work reference for you

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We now have an exciting opportunity for a Graphic Designer to join Break The Mould.

Reporting to the Graphic Design Team Leader, you will assist in creating striking and original graphics for social media, to ultimately help in growing the recognition for Break The Mould.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Create new graphics weekly for social media channels, email templates, flyers, posters newsletter etc
  • Create and Implement brand guidelines on all graphic assets.
  • Working closely with our Animation team to create new an innovative designs and social media posts.

Requirements

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in graphic design through professional or personal capacities.
  • Exceptional knowledge and available use of graphic design tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator etc
  • Available to volunteer at least 7 hours a week

What we offer you?

  • Professional development and learning opportunities
  • An opportunity to build on your experience within the graphic design sector.
  • A great opportunity to be part of a diverse team that is transforming lives of young people.
  • We provide work reference for you

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We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Animator to join Break The Mould.

Reporting to the Animator Team Leader and working very closely with the Graphic Design team you will assist in creating striking and original graphics for social media and other wider areas, to ultimately help in growing the recognition for Break The Mould.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Create high-quality animations and videos using the correct form of software available to you.
  • Create multiple design drafts, mock-ups, prototypes of new briefs, whilst taking on feedback of your work from the team.

Requirements

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience either through professional or personal capacities.
  • Knowledge and available use of Animation and Video software tools such as, Photoshop, Animate, Flash, Maya, Cinema 4D etc
  • Ability to use your creative skills and your own initiative to bring out new and innovative videos and animations.
  • Available to volunteer at least 7 hours a week

What we offer you?

  • Professional development and learning opportunities
  • An opportunity to build on your experience within the Film and animation sector.
  • A great opportunity to be part of a diverse team that is transforming lives of young people.
  • We provide a work reference for you

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We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Social Media to join Break The Mould.

Reporting to the Social Media Team Leader and working very closely with the Graphic Design team you will assist in developing marketing plans, to ultimately help  grow the recognition for Break The Mould on our social media channels and project our vision.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Develop and create striking content on social media, whilst also paying a close attention to the use of hashtags and captions.
  • Create and implement strategies that will aid in growing followers and allowing them to engage in our mission, and ultimately convert followers to have them as active supporters of Break The Mould.
  • Examine and respond to social media comments, likes, and shares. 
  • Analyse and optimise the performance of social media platforms through the use of reports.

Requirements

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience within social media.
  • Knowledge of the different social media channels and tools use to aid in your work.
  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Available to volunteer at least 7 hours a week

What we offer you?

  • Professional development and learning opportunities
  • An opportunity to build on your experience within the Film and animation sector.
  • A great opportunity to be part of a diverse team that is transforming lives of young people.
  • We provide a work reference for you

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We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Fundraising assistant to join Break The Mould.

Reporting to the Fundraising Team Leader and working very closely with the team you will assist in developing and implementing fundraising techniques and projects, to ultimately help raise money for Break The Mould and their mission.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Develop and create fundraising techniques and projects to raise money.
  • Ability to foster positive working relationships in diverse organisations and companies.

Requirements

  • At least 1-2 years of relevant experience within Fundraising.
  • Knowledge of the different fundraising techniques and the ability to give your time for a great cause.
  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Available to volunteer at least 5 hours a week

What we offer you?

  • Professional development and learning opportunities
  • An opportunity to build on your experience within the Fundraising sector.
  • A great opportunity to be part of a diverse team who are transforming lives of young people.
  • We will provide work reference for you

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We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Strategic Planning assistant to join Break The Mould.

Reporting to the Strategic Team Leader you will assist in developing strategic plans, to ultimately help grow the recognition for Break The Mould.

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Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and improve the company’s active and strategic goals.
  • Examine and develop detailed and well thought out strategic plans.
  • Research future changes that could influence this strategy and ways to overcome it.

Requirements

  • At least 1-2 years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of the different strategic theories and practices to use.
  • Excellent written and oral communications.
  • Available to volunteer at least 5 hours a week.

What we offer you?

  • Professional development and learning opportunities
  • An opportunity to build on your experience within the Fundraising sector.
  • A great opportunity to be part of a diverse team who are transforming lives of young people.
  • We will provide work reference for you

Application Form

We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Accounts and Finance assistant to join Break The Mould.

Reporting to the Accounts and Finance Team Leader you will assist in maintaining the records of financial transactions and prepare budget forecasts.  

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Maintain records of all financial transactions through financial reports.
  • Prepare thorough budget forecasts whilst complying with accounting policies and regulations.

Requirements

  • At least 1-2 years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of the accounting practices and principles.  
  • Excellent written and oral communications to create financial reports and statements.  
  • Available to volunteer at least 5 hours a week

What we offer you?

  • Professional development and learning opportunities
  • An opportunity to build on your experience within the Fundraising sector.
  • A great opportunity to be part of a diverse team who are transforming lives of young people.
  • We will provide work reference for you.

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We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR and Legal assistant to join Break The Mould.

Reporting to the HR & Legal Team Leader you will assist in expanding the team of volunteers whilst ultimately helping to grow the recognition of Break The Mould.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Assisting in recruiting new team members by creating thorough job adverts.
  • Produce team member contracts and handbooks whilst also examining and implement HR policies.

Requirements

  • At least 1-2 years of relevant experience in HR.
  • Knowledge of the HR processes, recruitment etc. 
  • Excellent written and oral communications to create contract and handbooks.
  • Bonus: Any related HR qualification.
  • Available to volunteer at least 5 hours a week

What we offer you?

  • Professional development and learning opportunities
  • An opportunity to build on your experience within the Fundraising sector.
  • A great opportunity to be part of a diverse team who are transforming lives of young people.
  • We will provide work reference for you.

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We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Content and Copywriter to join Break The Mould.

Reporting to the Content and Copywrite Team Leader you will assist in writing and portraying the company’s vision and mission to our audience.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Understand the key messages of Break The Mould and clearly express this into written copy.
  • Create captivating copy that will gain the attention of our target audience.
  • Proofread and amend copy produced by other teams including the social media team.

Requirements

  • At least 1-2 years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of the copywriting strategies and write compelling copy for our target audience.
  • Available to volunteer at least 5 hours a week

What we offer you?

  • Professional development and learning opportunities
  • An opportunity to build on your experience within the Fundraising sector.
  • A great opportunity to be part of a diverse team who are transforming lives of young people.
  • We will provide work reference for you.

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We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Journalism and Media to join Break The Mould.

Reporting to the Journalism & Media Team Leader you will work closely with the Blog team to assist in writing news article whilst ultimately helping to grow the recognition for Break The Mould.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Explore and research news narratives associated to Break The Mould.
  • Gather further awareness and record information
  • Use research to compose engaging news articles
  • Submit at least 1-2 article every two weeks

Requirements

  • At least 1-2 years of relevant experience.
  • Good research and analytical skills to write a compelling news article.
  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Available to volunteer at least 5 hours a week.

What we offer you?

  • Professional development and learning opportunities
  • An opportunity to build on your experience within the Fundraising sector.
  • A great opportunity to be part of a diverse team who are transforming lives of young people.
  • We will provide work reference for you.

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We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Grant Writer to join Break The Mould.

Reporting to the Grant Writing Team Leader you will assist in researching and identifying grant funding opportunities.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Research and recognise grant funding opportunities
  • Write and oversee grant applications.
  • Create supporting documents such as reports to record information and findings.
  • Build ongoing partnerships with potential grant funding sources.

Requirements

  • At least 1-2 years of relevant experience in HR.
  • Knowledge of the Grant Application processes, understanding of fundraising practises etc. 
  • Available to volunteer at least 5 hours a week

What we offer you?

  • Professional development and learning opportunities
  • An opportunity to build on your experience within the Fundraising sector.
  • A great opportunity to be part of a diverse team who are transforming lives of young people.
  • We will provide work reference for you.

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We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Learning & Development Volunteers to join Break The Mould.

Reporting to the Head Directors of the company you will assist in developing plans and taking charge of running and overseeing projects which will ultimately help grow the recognition for Break The Mould.

Job Description

Responsibilities

• Set up different projects, oversee and deliver them
• Examine and develop detailed and well thought plans to make projects successful. 
• Knowledge of the charity sector and education sector is a bonus! 

Requirements

• At least 1-2 years of relevant experience.
• Knowledge of the different projects that can be undertaken.
• Excellent written and oral communications.
• Available to volunteer at least 7 hours a week.

What we offer you?

• Professional development and learning opportunities
• An opportunity to build on your experience within the learning and development field.
• A great opportunity to be part of a diverse team who are transforming lives of young people.

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