Media Chair for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Joe Moakley Park BostonBoston, MA 02127


About

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 5K. The Starry Night 5K will be in its 4th year and it raising desperately needed funds to find a cure for the 28,000 children in the U.S. living with a brain tumor. For more information about the event and foundation, please go to: http://www.curethekids.org/events/starry-night/.

The PBTF is seeking a talented, passionate, long-term volunteer to help us raise awareness in the Greater Philadelphia area!

Position summary: The Marketing Chair assists in the planning and implementation of the Starry Night event 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
  • 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 volunteers: 9 hours

Track community outreach progress and complete tasks: 4 hours

Provide correspondence to Chair, Secretary and PBTF staff: 1 hour

Interested parties should email their resumes to BShade@curethekids.org.

Skills

  • Journalism
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Graphic Design / Print

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • media, PR

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