volunteer copywriterAbout the Role

This is a new role which you will get the opportunity to make your own.

Working from your own home or office you will write and/or review web pages, blog posts, articles, e-books, brochures, fact sheets and other written material designed to educate and inform the public about issues related to healthy families and family conflict / violence and more specifically Interact Support Programs and services.

Role Responsibilities

  • work with Interact Support staff and contractors to identify the materials needed communicating regularly with team members by phone, email or face-to-face video conferencing;
  • research the issues and speak with Interact Support staff, clients and contractors to understand the issues and focus of our work;
  • tailor the content and style of individual writing assignments according to their purpose – whether they are intended to educate or promote our services;
  • write in an accessible and targeted way, identifying how to communicate key messages in a way that helps the reader to understand, feel and react in a planned way using calls to action and practical tips;
  • ensure that any images or video you source are copyright free or compliant with copyright obligations and/or work with other team members to ensure that the visual elements of the copy complement the words;
  • seek to identify fresh and interesting angles for your articles;
  • edit your own and others’ writing and accept others editing your writing;
  • assist with marketing material and bids to attract new clients and funding;

Desired Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive articles.
  • Strong editing skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors.
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for articles and fundraising.
  • Collaborative approach and ability to contribute in team environments

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Two years’ experience with copywriting.
  • Previous experience with non-profit fundraising.
  • Familiar with website content management systems (WordPress)
  • Experience working in deadline-driven environments (minimum of two articles / pieces of copy per week).
  • Able to work well in a team environment, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
  • Able to monitor and meet production goals.

How to Apply

Download the full Job Description and Volunteer Agreement. Then contact our Volunteer Coordinator with a copy of your CV and a covering letter / email to express your interest in this role.

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Author: Joanne Law

Joanne Law provides family dispute resolution and post separation coaching services for Interact Support.