A Free Bird is a 501(C)(3)non-profit organization based in New York City. Our focus is to provide children, ages 4-18 who are patients or survivors of juvenile cancer, the opportunity to explore their artistic passions and give them the strength to fight their disease. We believe that artistic expression is critical for healing! A Free Bird supports children affected by cancer in their exploration of art, music, acting, poetry, writing, singing and any other artistic passion they may have.
We are seeking a Volunteer Public Relations Coordinator who can commit 10-15 hours per week for a minimum of 3 months(150 hours).
Working with a small team, conceptualize and implement traditional and social media strategies and campaigns aimed at generating coverage of AFB's programs, key advocacy issues, and marketing and celebrity-driven campaigns.
Produce blogs and other content for external publication. Edit commentaries produced by other AFB staff.
Coach and supervise PR Intern Assistants.
Expand and nurture AFB's mainstream and social media network.
Build and manage our Twitter-sphere.
Help manage the AFB's media database, build lists and track media coverage.
Excellent writing and editing skills with the ability to produce polished and compelling copy on tight deadlines
Creativity in tapping and cultivating mainstream media and social networking communities
Keen insight into the news business and understanding of what makes journalists tick
Proven ability to identify and market good story ideas
Prefer candidate with local or hyperlocal media relationships
A positive, energetic and proactive multi-tasker who can work independently or very collaboratively, as part of a team
Ability to work effectively, efficiently, diplomatically and calmly in a high-pressure environment on issues that are often complex and politically sensitive
Strong listener, with a high degree of professionalism and flexibility, including the ability to prioritize and effectively manage assignments in a timely fashion
Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and its severity, this will be a remote work from home position. The organization has committed to our interns/volunteers’ health and we will adapt to the new working environment accordingly. A Free Bird is building our services even in this difficult time of the coronavirus to provide the best services to the children and are looking for self-motivated and hardworking individuals. Proper at-home working capabilities include Laptop, SmartPhone, and connection to WiFi/internet. Must be available to have a phone/video conversation at least once per week.
A Free Bird aims to provide the opportunity for children diagnosed with cancer to continue explore their artistic passion, and to give them the strength and the power to fight their disease.
A Free Bird is a start-up non-profit organization dedicated to fighting childhood cancer through art and music therapy. We provide children aged 6 -18, who are diagnosed with cancer, the chance to pursue their passion for the arts.
We believe that the strength and healing powers of the arts are the best therapy!
A Free Bird supports children diagnosed with cancer in their exploration of art, music, acting, poetry, creative writing, graphic design, singing, and any other artistic passions that they may have.
A Free Bird addresses the needs of both children currently fighting cancer and of recovering children through two main programs Dream, FIGHT FREE and FREE.
Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Health & Medicine
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.