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E-commerce and Social Media Photographer (Felixstowe)


Felixstowe Online Shop is a hive of activity selling items online that have been donated to Oxfam through its network of 650 shops in the UK. This helps to raise millions of pounds each year to fund Oxfam's vital work.  Our online volunteers contribute by giving time to help Oxfam raise much needed funds for its UK and Global projects. Our social media engagement is an opportunity for our team to raise awareness of Oxfam's projects.

Ideally, you will be able to volunteer a minimum of 3 hours a week or 12 hours per month split between various shifts.

Key responsibilities:

  • Creating a visual library of photographs covering clothing and accessories, across women's/men's wear and books product categories.
  • Making use of the photography studio, lighting equipment and display aids, to create a visual image library of clothing.
  • Using Microsoft picture editor programme to edit, re-touch and enhance images to become more commercially appealing to the customer.
  • Engaging with the local community to share the voluntary opportunities within this busy Online Shop.
  • Sharing information from the business community and the local environment through networking.

Skills and competencies:

  • Internet and Email Literacy.
  • Constructively critical eye for photography on Oxfam Online shop.
  • A basic understanding of Ecommerce standards e.g. having shopped online before or having had the experience of listing something for sale online.
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually. 

What this role can offer the volunteer:

  • You will be helping Oxfam in its mission to build a just world without poverty.
  • Valuable warehousing and admin experience within the relevant and rapidly growing E-commerce sector.
  • Opportunity to up skill and increase your employability.
  • Being part of a fun, diverse and positive team.
  • A supportive environment to build leadership and teamwork skills
  • Gain a sense of accountability.
  • Full training and daily support.
  • Great opportunity to boost online sales and raise vital funds to help Oxfam fight poverty in the UK and internationally.
  • Lunch costs and reasonable local travel expenses can be reimbursed in line with Oxfam's policy.


Online Recruitment Team

41 Hamilton Road 

Felixstowe, IP11 7BB

Telephone: 01394 270679


Application process:

Please contact the shop via email or telephone.

Application deadline:

11 October 2016

Interview date:

To be confirmed. 

Start date:

You will be able to arrange a start date once you have made contact and the shop manager has invited you to have an initial chat and after receipt of suitable references or a parental consent form. 


  • East


  • Shop

Work Days:

  • Weekdays
  • Weekends

Work Times:

  • Day Time