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Media Area

Media Area

Scouting is about adventure for everyone and at every level. This message runs through all of our media work and is what we call our ‘brand’. Underpinning the idea of adventure is that Scouting is about fun, friendship, trust, being confident and inclusive.

Information and resources for campaigning, media development and communicating with members through printed and online media. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please reach out to one of the Team.

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Scouting is about adventure for everyone and at every level. This message runs through all of our media work and is what we call our ‘brand’. Underpinning the idea of adventure is that Scouting is about fun, friendship, trust, being confident and inclusive.

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Latest Videos

Recruitment 

Stories
  • ‘Nat’s Story’ uses the skills she learned from Scouts to deal with life’s challenges.
  • ‘Ted’s Story’ features the ever-evolving relationship between a dad and his two children.

For more videos like this. Head over to the Brand Centre. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please reach out to one of the Team.


Engagement Team

General Communications

As a Communications Generalist you’d not be the person-of-all-trades, catch all person that it sounds. Far from it, you’ll be the glue that sticks our team together, the flexible, innovative, problem solving superstar that is able to make our team’s dream a reality.

Tasks will involve: 

  • Taking ownership of campaigns, research, write, edit and proof-read content produced for the South Ribble Scouts that could be used internally or externally in line with the communication plan.
  • Being bold and brave in pushing the boundaries for the district using our strong brand and tone of voice.
  • Suggesting and developing innovative ways to engage and update members of South Ribble Scouts, The Scouts and local community in preparing young people with skills for life.
  • Supporting our external and internal communications strategy ensuring volunteers and young people of remain engaged, valued and informed.
  • Helping develop webinars and conferences.

Apply Now >

Animator/Graphic Designer

Our Animator / Designer will be full of ideas, you’ll visualise our ideas! You’ll help us bring South Ribble Scouts brand to life through images and animations.

Tasks will involve: 

  • Working collaboratively to create a range of content in line with the District’s/HQ brand guidelines for use across a range of channels (internal & external).
  • Supporting Groups, Youth Commissioner, Young Spokesperson, Communication Champions to help them in the development of brand material that enhances their identity.
  • Working with others within the District Team to develop design briefs and bring those designs to life.
  • Planning and interpreting storyboards and taking them through to final animation/design.

Apply Now >

Young Spokeperson - Coming Soon...

We’ll be sharing more about this exciting opportunity very soon…

Social Media

Are you the person we’re looking for? We’re on the hunt for a creative social media pro, who can keep us trending on TikTok and loved on Instagram by making great South Ribble Scouts content.

Tasks will involve: 

  • Generating creative, share-worthy content for use across all of the district’s social media channels including TikTok (potentially), Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
  • Working collaboratively to coordinate the social media content plan to help promote a range of South Ribble Scouts activities.
  • Engaging with our online audience and building a sense of community by responding to posts and engaging with our followers and influencers.
  • Working with Groups, Youth Commissioner, Young Spokesperson, Communication Champions to help them create social media content to share their Scouting experience.
  • Analysing performance of our social media channels and research ways to improve campaigns.

Apply Now >

Videographer

As our Videographer you’d capture the scenes with excellent content creation skills, you would be comfortable creating and editing great video content for South Ribble Scouts.

Tasks will involve: 

  • Shooting and editing a variety of video content, including vlogs, behind-the-scenes, interviews, event coverage and content for social media.
  • Sharing knowledge of the equipment and software needed to create great video content with key stakeholders within the district and county.
  • Working to produce video content such as video packages and b-roll to support media relations activity. May involve working directly with journalists/producers.
  • Planning and executing video focused campaign for use across a range of South Ribble Scouts communications channels (both internal & external).

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Photographer

If you were our photographer, you’d have an eye for detail and be able to capture images that really tell the stories behind the Scouts in South Ribble.

Tasks will involve: 

  • Shooting and editing photos to be used across a range of South Ribble Scouts channels (both internal & external).
  • Sharing knowledge of the equipment and software needed to create great visual content with key stakeholders within the district and county.
  • Using technology at our disposal capturing in the moment photos via a mobile device.
  • Working to produce images to support media relations activity. This may involve working directly with journalists/producers or creating content in line with a specific brief.

Apply Now >


Key Messages

Key messages are essential tools in all communications work and are created to help us achieve the objectives we set out in our national strategic and local development plans.

By choosing one, a few, or prioritising our key messages we can ensure that all of our stories provide an opportunity to deliver Scouting’s key messages and influence actions and culture change. These messages can be demonstrated in every part of your story from the written word to the images and quotes used.


 

How We Talk

How we write and speak as Scouts is just as important as what we say. When we use a conversational, informal and friendly tone, using everyday language, people are more likely to respond to our messages and calls to action.

Find Out How We Talk >

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Helpful Documents

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Our Impact & Reports

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Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls