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Media/News Writer Volunteer

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Stamford History Center

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Media/News Writer Volunteer,

If you enjoy writing, this is the volunteer job for you. We are looking for someone to create press releases about the Stamford History Center for distribution to various media outlets (onlinenews sites, radio, tv, magazines, etc.). You will interview people in the organization to gather information. Once your article is reviewed by our volunteer editors, it will be sent out. It is essential that our media volunteer stays up-to- date with our activities, so press releases go out in a timely fashion. The position can be expanded to include the creation of newsletters and flyers (working with our graphic designer).

This is a job that can be done largely from your own laptop/desktop, and at your own

convenience.

REQUIREMENT:

Please write a two or three paragraph "Press Release" on one of the following topics: 1] About our Tag Sale 2] The opening of the Hoyt-Barnum House or 3] A past Historical Center event You can get ideas by going to our web site: www.stamfordhistory.org Forward it to me and we will review and get back to you. Thanks again for your interest in joining the volunteer team! Tom
Tom PorterVolunteer CoordinatorStamford History Center
1508 High Ridge RoadStamford, CT 06903www.stamfordhistory.org 203-329-1183

Skills needed: organized, experienced writer; a self-starter who can use Word and navigate the internet.

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About Stamford History Center

Location:

1508 High Ridge Road, Stamford, CT 06903, US

Mission Statement

The Stamford History Center, also known as the Stamford Historical Society, is an educational and research institution, whose primary functions are to collect, preserve, conserve, interpret, and exhibit materials relating to Stamford, Connecticut and New England.

Description

Our resources include a Research Library, a Museum with changing exhibits, a photo archive, and an extensive collection of artifacts. We offer school programs and tours of our 1699 Hoyt-Barnum House. The History Center is dedicated to community enrichment through the presentation of exhibits, displays, special events, demonstrations, and participatory programs that have as their objective a population enlightened by an understanding of the past and committed to an objective vision for the future. As the Stamford History Center, we have a responsibility to all citizens of our community to preserve the varied experiences that reflect our cultural heritage.

Arts & Culture
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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1508 High Ridge RoadStamford, CT 06903

(41.1224,-73.54492)
 

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Internet Research
  • Microsoft Office Suite

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • OPEN

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