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Special Olympics North Carolina is seeking a responsible individual to serve as Public Relations & Education Chair in Harnett County. The Public Relations & Education Chair is responsible for developing and implementing activities, materials and media opportunities that will increase community awareness of the Special Olympics movement, and promote the capabilities of people with intellectual disabilities.
Recruit, screen and train new members of the Public Relations & Education Committee
Ensure that an annual Public Relations and Education plan is developed, approved by the Local Program Coordinator and implemented
Submit a final report to the local coordinator to insert into the local accreditation document
Evaluate committee members’ service annually to determine if continued membership is recommended, and whether they should be given increased responsibility, removed from the committee or rerouted to another position
Additional potential responsibilities:
Build and maintain relationships with local news media outlets, working to make Special Olympics coverage as common as coverage of local high school sports.
Attend training, competition, fundraising and social events.