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WANTED : Social Media Volunteers

Social Media Volunteers (x2)

At the Scottish Junior Football Association (SJFA) we are keen to progress our digital activities by increasing our social media output. Subsequently, exciting opportunities have arisen to add two highly motivated volunteers to assist in the running of our channels.

We are looking for volunteers who can increase the SJFA’s digital presence and marketability by providing fans with insightful content on a regular basis. The roles provide an excellent opportunity for anyone who is eager to pursue a career within digital or social media. Our volunteers will be responsible for the promotion of the Junior grade of Scottish football and in return will gain hands-on social media management experience.

Purpose of the Role

Assist in the management of the SJFA’s social media accounts, particularly on matchdays. Work together with clubs and the governing body to create a content plan.

Develop relationships with photographers/club officials to source social media materials.

Design social media content which builds interest around forthcoming fixtures and events.

Research the history of the junior game and specific clubs, to discover key moments/dates.

Act as a point of contact between fans and the SJFA.

Person Specification

Ideally studying or recently graduated in marketing/media/journalism or a related degree.

Highly motivated and looking to build experience within social media.

Passionate about Scottish football, particularly the lower leagues.

Actively interested in social media trends.


An understanding of the landscape of Scottish football, particularly at Junior level.

A working knowledge of social media channels especially Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Proactive and keen to develop new ideas, from inception through to delivery.

A good writing ability and great attention to detail.

Competent in graphic creation or video editing (desirable).

Social media, blogging or web management experience (desirable).

Able to provide a minimum of four hours of spare time per week. (As this role is based remotely, volunteers should be comfortable working from home.)


To apply please send a CV and covering letter to