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Leicestershire & Rutland
Association of Local Councils

Supporting Local Councils in Leicestershire & Rutland

Jubilee Hall

Chief Executive: Jake Atkinson
Jubilee Hall, Stadon Road
Anstey, Leicester LE7 7AY

Tel: 0116 235 3800

COURSE TUTOR: Libby Langley, Zest Communications

Organisation such as charities and parish councils are increasingly using social media to engage with their stakeholders.

Discover what social media can do for your councils and councillors.

This half day training event will give you insight and tools needed to kick start your Parish or Town Council's engagement in social media. It will be an engaging, interactive session delivered by an experienced social media consultant, Libby Langley, who has developed her own Social Media company Zest Communications. Libby has previously spent some time in local government so understands the specific demands and challenges that Social Media can bring in this environment.

Who should attend?

All Parish and Town Council's (Clerks or Cllrs) interested in how new communication tools and technology can help deliver democracy, active citizenship, and engaged and enabled local councils.

Course outline:

  • What is social media?
  • Dealing with preconceived ideas (including risks)
  • Positive case studies
  • Practical examples of how and when social media could really help them

COSTS:

£35 per delegate (member rate)

£110 per delegate (non-member rate)

DATE: 11th June 2015, 10am - 12.30pm

VENUE: Jubilee Hall, Anstey