EXTEND Exercise is a charity, based in a small friendly office in Wheathampstead, that trains instructors to deliver exercise classes nationwide for people who are elderly or have disabilities.
We currently have two vacancies (one voluntary):
EXTEND Exercise has a new marketing role to procure and distribute merchandise, advertise training courses, devise and deliver promotions and co-ordinate the development of a new website, all with appropriate input from exercise teachers and the charity’s beneficiaries. 15 hours per week.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an application pack.
Purpose of role: To raise awareness in national and local consumer media of the work of EXTEND Exercise, which provides weekly classes nationwide to 25,000 older adults and disabled people.
- To research, write and place human-interest features in consumer media such as women’s magazines and regional/local newspapers
- To research, write and place features about the charity’s unique and effective training opportunities and careers in delivering exercise classes to older adults and disabled people.
- To advise on the development of a media plan to deliver integrated communications across traditional, social and website media.
This role might suit a retired or semi-retired journalist who wishes to provide voluntary help for a small charity. An interest in exercise would be helpful, but is not essential. Alternatively, a young journalist wishing to add experience to his/her cv might like to pursue this opportunity.
Notes: EXTEND Exercise:
- delivers weekly classes nationwide to 25,000 older adults and disabled people.
- provides specialist exercise teacher training courses under the National Occupational Standards and Qualification and Credit Framework.
- currently supports 700 qualified instructors to deliver EXTEND classes in the community and residential care facilities.
- The charity was formed in 1976 (so has its 40th anniversary next year).
We have no other vacancies at present but please bookmark this page and check regularly