Lifeboat Press Officer – Volunteer Recruitment Advert

 

The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. We provide, on call, a 24 hour lifeboat search and rescue service around the UK and Ireland, and a seasonal lifeguard service. With our lifeboats, lifeguards, safety messages and flood rescue we are committed to saving more lives.

 

St Peter Port Lifeboat Station is looking for a volunteer to join the team in the role of lifeboat press officer.

 

St Peter Port Lifeboat Station on Guernsey operates a Severn class all-weather lifeboat, Spirit of Guernsey. The station provides search and rescue in the Bay of Saint Malo and the shipping lanes of the English Channel.

 

The lifeboat crew are mostly volunteers, headed up by the lifeboat operations manager and deputy launching authorities and supported by a shore crew team. The wider team includes volunteer fundraisers, shop volunteers and lifeboat visits team.

 

The role of lifeboat press officer involves building and maintaining friendly relationships with local press, radio, television and online media. You’ll be involved in keeping the community informed of operational activity, promote newsworthy rescues and lifeboat station events, using a variety of channels, such as email, phone, or social media, using photos and video where possible.

 

This is a good opportunity to join a motivated and enthusiastic local team and have the satisfaction of contributing to saving lives at sea. If you have good communication, writing and IT skills this could be the role for you. The successful applicant will receive thorough training, including press release writing, uploading content to the RNLI news website and video editing.

 

 

 

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Could you volunteer for the RNLI at St Peter Port Lifeboat Station as lifeboat press officer?

 

We are looking for a willing and available volunteer to build and maintain friendly relationships with local press, radio, television and online media. You’ll be involved in keeping the community informed of operational activity, promote newsworthy rescues and lifeboat station events, using a variety of channels, such as email, phone, or social media, using photos and video where possible.

 

If you have good communication, writing and IT skills this could be the role for you.

 

Please apply online at www.rnli.org/volroles