Wednesday, June 18, 2014

#getinvolved in #SNAGS14

Be part of one of Scotland’s most exciting marketing teams and gain some great experience in covering live events through social media. Scottish Swimming is looking for three volunteers to help us cover the Scottish Gas National Age Group Championships in Aberdeen from 25 – 29 June.

Role 1: Event reporting & content generation

  • To assist the Marketing Communications Manager to gather content for the daily report and press releases, gathering flash quotes  from athletes poolside during all sessions, video and  audio content

Role 2: Social media channel content administrator

  • To oversee all activity on Scottish Swimming’s social media channels, release content during sessions, engage with users and coordinate activity with live streaming team

Role 3: Cover It Live feed administrator


  • Available to volunteer from 25 – 29 June at Aberdeen Sport Village
  • Passion for live events, particular sports events
  • Passion for and understanding of social media channels
  • Ability to work under pressure in a small team environment
  • Good sense of humour


  • Understanding of swimming or other aquatic disciplines
  • Experience working at events, in particular sports events
  • Degree or training in journalism, marketing, public relations 

Scottish Swimming will pay expenses at the current volunteer rate. 

To apply please send your CV and a short paragraph, stating which role you are interested in and why we should choose you to

If we like what we read, we will have a (really) quick telephone interview with shortlisted candidates and will confirm any successful applicants no later than Monday 3pm.

If you are not available for all five days, please state that in your application.