Digital Champion

Job Description

Digital Champion role description

Purpose of role: To develop and maintain the LGBTQ+ Network’s presence on cilip.org.uk/lgbtq and social media accounts across Facebook, Discord, and Twitter.

Responsibilities:

  1. Manage the Networks web and Social Media presence (training will be provided for CILIP YM system).
  2. Produce new content and write it in an interesting, appealing, and suitable manner appropriate for the web or social media.
  3. Ensure the content of the Network’s website is accurate and up-to-date.
  4. Liaise with the events team to ensure event documents are accessible.
  5. Liaise with committee members regarding the development of web content.

If you have a preference for managing the website or social media channels, please make this clear upon application.

CILIP is committed to championing diversity, inclusion and representation. We particularly welcome applications from ethnic minorities, disabled and LGBTQ+ candidates, who have historically been under-represented on our committees.

Free memberships for library and information workers from BAME backgrounds

As part of our ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion, the CILIP Board has set an organisation-wide goal of 20% ethnic minority representation on all of CILIP’s boards and committees by the end of 2022. To facilitate this, we are offering up to 150 complimentary memberships to library, knowledge and information workers from ethnic minority backgrounds who are duly selected to join a committee before the end of 2022. This offer is open to CILIP members and non-members.

The amount of time this role takes up will vary and may be 1-3 hours per month and during events is likely to increase.

To apply, please send in the application form to Deborah at chair.lgbtq@cilip.org.uk with the subject “Committee Role Application”.

Application Form

OPTIONAL: If you choose to apply for this role, please consider filling out CILIP’s Diversity monitoring form at https://www.cilip.org.uk/page/committeeapplication. Completion is entirely optional. An option of ‘prefer not to say’ is included for every question. The form will be reviewed by Yvonne Morris, CILIP’s EDI Programmes Manager only. Anonymised data will be captured and the form deleted within a month of the vacancy being filled.

For an informal chat about the role, please send an email to Deborah at chair.lgbtq@cilip.org.uk.