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Blue Faery: The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association

PR Committee Chair

Blue Faery seeks an experienced public relations professional who would like to give his or her time to a small, but dedicated, nonprofit organization. He/she should have a degree in public relations, communications, journalism, or a related field. Experience can substitute for formal education. The Chair can expect to spend approximately eight hours per month on Blue Faery activities.

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  1. Draft press releases using AP style with perfect grammar, punctuation and spelling.
  2. Respond to requests for information from the media or choose appropriate person to fulfill the task.
  3. Establish and maintain relationships with parties who can further Blue Faery’s mission.
  4. Identify and arrange PR/promotional opportunities (e.g., public appearances, interviews, lectures, conferences)
  5. Hold monthly meetings, which includes writing an agenda and keeping minutes. Meetings may be conducted in-person, by telephone, or via email.
  6. Manage and recruit committee members including giving assignments and monitoring progress.
  7. Report to the board of directors regarding PR activities.*
  8. Plan short and long-term goals and objectives for the committee.

*There are seven board meetings per year; they are typically the first Sunday of every even month plus January. Meetings may be moved for holidays, but they are always on Sunday and usually start at 5 p.m. PST.

**NOTE: We have two virtual offices so we comply with all CDC social distancing guidelines.

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About Blue Faery: The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association

Location:

1919 Oxmoor Rd, Ste 257, Birmingham, AL 35209, US

Mission Statement

Blue Faery's mission is to prevent, treat and cure primary liver cancer, specifically Hepatocellular Carcinoma, through research, education and advocacy. Our work will improve the quality of life for HCC patients, support their caregivers and give them hope, information and a voice.

Description

Blue Faery is committed to helping people with liver cancer, their families and their healthcare providers. Our programs include

  • Adrienne Wilson Spirit Award -- a rolling monetary award for liver cancer patients who advocate for themselves and others during their cancer treatment
  • Blue Faery Award for Excellence in Liver Cancer Research -- an annual research award honoring or funding innovative research specifically in hepatocellular carcinoma
  • HCC Patient Education & Provider Project -- free HCC patient education brochures to patients, their families and their providers available in English, Chinese and Spanish shipped worldwide
  • Liver Cancer Community -- online HIPAA compliant forum for HCC patients and caregivers available in English, Spanish and Portuguese

Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Advertising
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 30
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 8 hours per month
  • Please fill out our online application. Applicants without experience will not be contacted.

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