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Social Media and Marketing Programme Assistant

This opportunity is especially aimed at Sixth form, College, Foundation, and University Undergraduate or Postgraduate students.


This role will allow the young talent to support the delivery of our largest UK Government-funded national outreach programme, "Propel into Future Flight" Boot Camp. The Boot Camps will be delivered across the country for the second year following continuous funding commitment from the UK Department for Transport (DfT) and the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), through the "Reach for the Sky" Challenge Fund.




Part-time / Contract

If you have any queries, please email 

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Mariya Tarabanovska, Founder of Flight Crowd:

"As part of Flight Crowd's ongoing commitment to championing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) and inspiring creativity and innovation within Aviation, we are keen to offer this opportunity to those just starting their career.


As we expand our Boot Camp programme's impact and reach, I am excited for us to provide the future Aerospace workforce and young talent with a great opportunity to develop key skills that will benefit them in the world of work for years to come.


Supporting the next phase of our national Boot Camps will allow individuals to shape how we deliver the programme and positively impact the lives of hundreds of school students and communities across the UK."

What You'll Do

  •  Develop and implement a comprehensive platform-tailored social media and marketing strategy across Flight Crowd’s leading Social Media channels (Instagram, X, LinkedIn) in preparation for our regional Boot Camps delivery

  •  Create engaging, impactful and shareable content for various Social Media platforms using digital design tools of choice (preferably: Canva or Adobe) to improve brand awareness; promote Flight Crowd’s outreach activities and drive participant engagement

  •  Develop and implement a wider marketing and communications strategy aimed at the network of existing contacts and attracting new community members. This will be done in collaboration with another young talent, the Boot Camp Event Organisation and Management Programme Assistant

  •  Design visually appealing offline promotional materials and campaigns for regional Boot Camps 

  •  Work closely with Flight Crowd's Founder to ensure alignment of marketing activities and the wider company strategy and planned events 

  •  Assist in organising and executing online contests, giveaways, and other interactive activities to boost online presence 

  •  Engage with participants, sponsors, and partners on Social Media channels to foster a sense of community

  •  Respond to inquiries and comments on Social Media channels in a timely and professional manner

  •  Stay updated on industry trends and incorporate innovative Social Media practices into the Marketing strategy

  •  Monitor and analyse social media performance using analytics tools, providing regular reports and insights to the Senior Leadership team

Please note:

  •  Knowledge of Canva is preferable but not essential as the tool is often used by the organisation, and training will be provided if necessary


The duration of your support can vary between a minimum of 2 weeks to a maximum of 6 months (~30-50 hrs expected project work)


This is a part-time position, and your working hours will be agreed upon to suit your other commitments.


You will always be working to meet the deadlines of when the Boot Camps are held throughout the year (currently, regional boot camps are scheduled for July, August, November 2024 and January 2025)


£400 for each boot camp planned and delivered in 2024-2025

Intake dates

Starting dates for this role are preliminary planned for April, June, September, and November 2024


You may apply for supporting more than 1 regional boot camp (currently scheduled for June, August, November 2024 and January 2025)

Who You Are


  •  Passion for creating opportunities for other young people

  •  Interest and motivation to work in Communications (including Social Media and Online Marketing)

  •  Ability to work independently and as part of a small team, demonstrating flexibility, adaptability, personal responsibility and commitment to agreed tasks

  •  Good written and verbal communication skills with a high level of attention to detail and willingness to learn from experienced mentors

  •  Experience with routine IT Microsoft Office and/or G Suite tools, including Word/Google Docs, PowerPoint/Google Slides, Excel/Google Sheets

  •  Be at least 17 years old when applying and ideally aged 18 or over at the start of the programme (starting dates planned for April, June, September, and November 2024)

  •  Be UK-based with written and spoken fluency in English


  •  Interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) subjects is preferable

Please note:

  •  There is no requirement for you to be studying a course related to Aviation / Aerospace / STEM

  •  There is no requirement for you to have plans to work in the Aviation / Aerospace / STEM industry

If you have any queries, please email 

Why Flight Crowd

Experience working for an award-winning organisation that is passionate about providing opportunities to individuals wanting to make a difference in the world of STEM, Aviation, Sustainable Transport, Education, and Outreach

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Work on a real-life impactful project reaching

hundreds of people nationwide

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Exposure to a range of stakeholders both within Flight Crowd (e.g., our Senior Leadership and Outreach Teams) and external organisations and individuals (e.g., Aviation Companies, Academia, Students, the General Public, Media and more)


Become a part of our friendly community, and receive guidance and support on your career objectives


Collaborate with other passionate people from a range of backgrounds and receive guidance on your project


Gain professional hands-on experience while managing a project and your time with the support of an experienced mentor


Opportunity to enhance your CV

university / job applications

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Flexibility around your other commitments such as school / college / university, with the working hours and responsibilities tailored to your interests and availability

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