Volunteer Role | Social Media Administrator

Ahead of the 2023 season, a new volunteer opportunity has become available within the Media and Communications team at Shelbourne Football Club. This role encompasses both our League of Ireland and Women’s National League teams.

We are looking to welcome a volunteer Social Media Administrator to the existing team of volunteers that are responsible for the management of Shelbourne FC’s official social and digital channels.

The ideal person will have an interest in one of the following areas: sports, media, communications, social media or digital.

The Social Media Administrator will assist with the implementation of the Shelbourne FC social strategy and content calendar and ensure the club’s tone of voice is consistent across all platforms.

The Social Media Administrator will co-ordinate, create, and schedule content for the club’s social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Tiktok, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn, designed to engage and inform supporters of Shelbourne FC.

In addition, the Social Media Administrator will help to support the delivery of match day content, including live updates on social, video content, match reports, newsletters, match programmes and podcasts.

The ideal person for the role of Social Media Administrator will be enthusiastic, hardworking, and flexible to the requirements of what is a voluntary position. 

The role may be best suited to students, graduates or those looking to gain practical experience in media, digital and communications, with a view to forging a career in the media, sports or communication industries.

The following attributes are desirable but not all are essential: 

  • A keen interest in sports.
  • Relevant third level course experience in media, digital, sports or communications.
  • An interest in the League of Ireland and Shelbourne Football Club.
  • Familiarity with creating and scheduling content for TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube.
  • Available on most match days (including pre- & post-match and evenings) for both home and away games that may fall outside normal working / college hours.

If interested in the volunteer role of Social Media Administrator, please send samples of work, if applicable, a CV or cover letter to: darren.cleary@shelbournefc.ie

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