Media Volunteer Needed for Boston Cancer Event


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Christian Herter Park (on the Charles in Brighton)1175 Soliders FieldBoston, MA 02228


The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, the world’s largest non-profit funder to find a cure for childhood brain tumors, is seeking a Marketing Chair for the Starry Night 8.5K. The Starry Night 8.5K will be in its 4 th year and is raising desperately needed funds to find a cure for the 28,000 children in the U.S. living with a brain tumor.

Position summary: The Marketing Chair assists in the planning and implementation of the Starry Night event in Boston with a focus on obtaining media coverage, distributing marketing materials and recruiting day of event volunteers.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Recruit a sub-Task Force team of volunteers to assist with Starry Night community outreach projects and tasks

  • Work with PBTF communications staff to obtain and secure Starry Night media sponsor and coverage in web, print, radio and TV outlets

  • Add Starry Night event information to community calendars & web postings

  • Secure day of event media coverage (TV and/or radio)

  • Secure day of event volunteer photographer and videographer

  • Coordinate marketing material distribution throughout the community

  • Coordinate and attend volunteer recruitment events

  • Recruit and track day of event volunteer sign-ups

  • Attend monthly Starry Night volunteer Task Force meetings and provide updates to Secretary and Task Force Chair

  • Coordinate and lead sub-Task Force meetings to meet goals and ensure volunteers stay on track with their assignments

  • Promote Starry Night through daily professional activities

  • Attend and provide volunteer leadership at Starry Night

    Time Required (approximately):

    Per month:

    Attend volunteer Task Force meeting (1)2 hours

    Coordinate community outreach volunteers9 hours

    Track community outreach progress and complete tasks4 hours

    Provide correspondence to Chair, Secretary and PBTF staff1 hour

Interested parties should send a resume to


  • Advertising
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Content Management Systems
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

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