Media/PR Volunteer Needed for Philly Area Children's Cancer Event


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New HopePhiladelphia, PA 19130


Media/PR Volunteer Needed for Philadelphia Children's Cancer Event

Use your media, marketing and PR skills to help kids with brain tumors and cancers in Philadelphia! The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation is seeking a Media Chair to help raise awareness for the Ride for Kids happening on Sept. 23th in New Hope, Pa.

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 Ride for Kids.

Position summary: The Marketing Chair assists in the planning and implementation of the Ride for Kids event in Philadelphia 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 Ride for Kids community outreach projects and tasks
  • Work with PBTF communications staff to obtain and Ride for Kids media sponsor and coverage in web, print, radio and TV outlets
  • Add Ride for Kids 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 monthlyRide for Kids 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 Ride for Kids through daily professional activities
  • Attend and provide volunteer leadership at Ride for Kids

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

Thank you!


  • Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

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