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Your local Regional Training Seminar will feature a session on 'Best Practice Use of Social Media for Local Councils' and 'Discipline and Grievance with a Social Media Focus.'

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2.5 CPD points (What's that?)

Overview:

Discover what social media can do for local councils and councillors. An upbeat, interactive session run by a plain-talking and experienced social media manager.

This one day interactive course will give you all the insight and tools you need to up-step your Parish or Town Council's involvement in digital communication, be that through emails, a website or entering the world of social media with Linked In, Facebook and Twitter.

Who should attend?

  • All Parish and Town Council's interested in how new communication tools and technology can help improve democracy and citizenship.

Course outline:

  • What is social media?
  • Why does it matter for local councils?
  • Intelligence - understanding what is being said about work you do and spotting opportunities
  • The role of councillors: how can they best get involved
  • What social media platforms and engagement techniques are being used by local authorities and town councils?
  • The blurring lines between professional and personal online
  • How to deal with negative comments on social media
  • Opportunities to save money and harness citizen action

Time:

0930 - 1630*

*This is a one day course. Exact timings will be confirmed when you receive your joining instructions.

 

About the trainer: 

Helen Reynolds is on a mission to get the public sector to go social - making local communities happier by getting organisations to listen, be more approachable and in touch with modern life.

She has won numerous national social media and PR awards including winning the local government category of the recent UK Digital Leaders 2014 awards.

 

 Delegate Fees:

 SLCC Members:  £145.00 + VAT
 Non-members:  £185.00 + VAT


There is not just value in your investment in attending the training course, but these are also great opportunities to network with like-minded individuals and make new contacts.

Book your next personal development opportunity now!
 

* Your registration will secure you a place on the course. Your booking will only then be confirmed and invoices issued approximately 3 weeks before the course date. It is advised you wait until this time before booking your travel arrangements. At a similar time you will also be sent a delegate list and joining instructions detailing the venue, parking, trainer and any other details relevant to the course.

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