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515 King StreetSte 420AlexandriaAlexandria, VA22314
ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer is a local non-profit organization dedicated to ending prostate cancer. Our mission is to save lives and stop pain and suffering by advancing research, encouraging action, and providing education and support prostate cancer patients and their families.
ZERO is currently seeking a motivated and dedicated individual to assist our Marketing and Communications Team.
Responsibilities include: Supporting media outreach by coordinating calendar listings, pulling media lists, and drafting pitches; Supporting social media program by maintaining a calendar of events, a list of ideas for posts and tweets, and outreach tactics; Fulfilling store orders and maintaining inventory for marketing and promotional materials; Researching potential opportunities with media sponsors and partnerships; Coordinating photo library; Other tasks as assigned.
Qualifications: Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills; Professional demeanor; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Working knowledge of MS Office; Strong computer skills and a quick learner of new technology; Strong interpersonal skills and judgment; Enthusiastic and self-motivated with a good sense of humor; Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends; and an interest in learning about and sharing in our mission.
Part-time volunteer positions are available between the hours of 9am - 5pm, Monday through Friday. We are flexible with scheduling. ZERO's main office is located in Old Town Alexandria and is accessible by metro (King Street station). ZERO staff and volunteers enjoy a casual work environment. The volunteer period begins immediately.
To apply for this position, interested volunteers should email their resumes and cover letters to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include "Marketing/Communications Volunteer" in the subject line.