Media and Communication volunteers wanted

New volunteer opportunities have become available within the Media and Communications team at Sligo Rovers Football Club. This role encompasses our League of Ireland Men’s and Women’s Premier Division teams and our Academy.

We are looking to welcome new volunteer Social Media Administrators to the existing team of volunteers that are responsible for the management of the Club’s official social and digital channels and Club website.

The ideal persons will have an interest in some of the following areas – sports, media, communications, social media or digital.

Experience in graphic design would also be advantageous. Those with experience in graphic design but who are not interested in applying to become an administrator can also apply.

The Social Media Administrators will assist with the implementation of the Sligo Rovers social strategy and content calendar and ensure the brand is consistent across all platforms.

The Social Media Administrators will co-ordinate, create, and schedule content for the club’s social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Tiktok, Instagram, YouTube and, designed to engage and inform supporters.

In addition, the Social Media Administrator will help to support the delivery of match day content, including live updates on social, video content, match reports etc.

The ideal Social Media Administrators will be enthusiastic, confidential, hardworking, and flexible to the requirements of what is a voluntary position. 

The role may be best suited to students, graduates or those looking to gain practical experience in media, digital and communications, with a view to forging a career in the media, sports or communication industries.

The following attributes are desirable but not all are essential: 

  • A keen interest in sports.
  • Relevant third level course experience in media, digital, sports or communications.
  • An interest in the League of Ireland and Sligo Rovers FC
  • Familiarity with creating and scheduling content for Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok and Youtube.
  • Available on most match days (including pre- & post-match and evenings) for both home and away games that may fall outside normal working / college hours.

If interested in the volunteer role of Social Media Administrator, please send samples of work, if applicable, a CV or cover letter to: