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Social media development


Volunteer post

3 days a month – flexible: days to be agreed

Work from home

The RFS is an educational charity inspiring passion and excellence in woodland management. We have a growing social media presence on Twitter, Facebook, You Tube and Instagram and are looking for someone to help maximise our impact and shape our social media for the future.

If you have an interest in woodlands and forests and are experienced across social media platforms this is an opportunity to make a positive difference, helping promote vital messages about woodland management, climate change, woodland resilience and forestry education.

You would be liaising with our Communications Officer to plan and schedule social media, using novel approaches to existing materials and forthcoming events. This would involve compiling and scheduling social media posts and twitter cards as well as analysing impact to further develop the programme.

This is an opportunity for someone looking to work within the forestry/woodland management /countryside sectors or in PR and communications to gain hands on experience and achieve tangible results.


  • Applications for this role should be sent by email to the RFS Communications officer (
  • Applications should include a brief CV and covering letter/email stating how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role.
  • If you wish to explore the opportunity in more detail please call the RFS HQ on 01295 678588.
  • The deadline for applications is 31 January 2020.
  • Short listed candidates will be invited to interview.