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Brief description of role of Communications Manager

To head a small team to develop District communications and help tell Scouting stories externally to the public and internally to Scouting, particularly in Stratford upon Avon District.

The role will include using all aspects of communications in particularly Social Media, Web Site, Mailchimp, Press and developing contacts with local Media.

Your communication planning will use information from Groups, District and County Scouts. By planning you can ensure that the right photos, text, audio or video are used across a number of channels, to members of the public.


Brief Role Description for a District Youth Commissioner

As a member of the District Leadership Team the District Youth Commissioner works in partnership with the District Commissioner and Chairperson of the District Executive Committee.

The role is to ensure that young people from 6 – 25 years are involved and engaged in every decision that shapes their Scouting experience locally and to empower young people to share their ideas and have a meaningful voice in planning, implementing and reviewing their programme and opportunities.


Brief Roll description for a District Commissioner

Outline: To manage and support the Scout District to ensure it runs effectively and that Scouting within the District develops in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association so that that the District provides good quality Scouting for young people and proactively supports and manages adults in the District.
Responsible to County Commissioner
Responsible for Group Scout Leaders, , Assistant District Commissioners, District Scout Active Support Managers, District Scouters, District Advisers, District Media Development Manager.

Scout Week Launch night audience

From 22nd – 30th March Stratford District was saturated with promotion for “Volunteers to Help Scouts”. The aim is to recruit 20 new Leaders and 20 Adult supporters the local papers carried Double Page spreads, there was a Launch at the Crowne Plaza with over 50 distinguished guests.

Nadhim Zahawi shaking hands with Tony Guy wearing a Stratford District necker

MP joins Stratford Scouts. Nadhim Zahawi is seen proudly wearing his Stratford District Neckerchief. He has promised to wear it in the House of Commons when the adjournment debate on Scouting is held in the near future.

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Stratford District Executive Contacts

District Chair: Tony Guy

Acting District Commissioner: Nigel Hailey
(County Commissioner)
07881 518760

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