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.
After a very incredible and successful year and in order to help as many kids as possible, we are seeking a Public Relations Coordinator/Manager volunteer who can commit 15-20 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.
In Collaboration with our Social Media Director and Marketing Coordinator Produce blogs and other content for external publication. Edit commentaries produced by other AFB staff.
Coach and supervise PR Intern Assistants.
In Collaboration with our Social Media Director and Marketing Coordinator Expand and nurture AFB's mainstream and social media network.
In Collaboration with our Social Media Director and Marketing Coordinator Build and manage our Twitter-sphere.
In Collaboration with our Social Media Director and Marketing Coordinator Help manage the AFB's media database, build lists and track media coverage.
Excellent writing and editing skills with 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
- Public Relations
- Social Media / Blogging
- Public Speaking
- Interactive/Social Media/SEO
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- 3-6 months
- 10-15 hours per week.
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