Press and Stories Volunteer Interviewer

The Press and Stories Volunteer Interviewer will support the Press team by interviewing individuals and families living with muscle-wasting conditions, helping to record and share their stories with the media.

What you’ll get out of the role:

  • An opportunity to develop your writing skills and knowledge of the media landscape
  • The chance to interview incredible people and record their stories
  • Communicate the strongest stories both with the press and on our website

What you’ll be doing:

  • Interviewing individuals and families connected with MDUK who have a strong story we can pitch the media
  • Interviewing individuals and families who are fundraising for MDUK or who have an important story to tell
  • Drafting the stories for a) publication on our website and b) into press releases that the comms team will issue to the media

What you’ll bring:

  • Excellent writing and listening skills
  • Understanding of different media outlets (broadcast/digital/print)
  • Experience of interviewing people on sensitive subjects

By volunteering in this role, you’ll play a vital role in helping the team raise more public awareness of both muscle-wasting conditions and the work MDUK does on a daily basis.