Public Relations and Communications Specialist

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Stamford Dollars for Scholars

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Is your passion develop creating and compelling social media, print and email communications? Do you enjoy working with non-profits? Stamford Dollars 4 Scholars is looking for a public relations and communications ambassador/super star to help us spread the word!

We are seeking individuals who can become our liaisons to our stakeholders - students, donors, contributors and supporters. We provide local students with scholarships. Funding comes from scholarship sponsors and fundraising events. We maintain multiple social media accounts, utilize email to create engaging communication campaigns, and publish articles, editorials and press releases periodically to inform the public of our milestones and opportunities. We are the largest organization providing local students with scholarships.

Our Public Relations and Communications Team Leader will spearhead developing our external communications. This will begin with understanding our cause, vision and mission in addition to becoming an ambassador of our organization. You have the opportunity to plan and implement ongoing and event specific communications, and design a public relations strategy to "spread the word". Other responsibilities include creating, composing, and delivering the communication collateral and mediums necessary to help our organization succeed.

We welcome creative and tech-savvy minds to deliver our message to the community. The Team Leader will work independently and ensure communication plans are on schedule in line with our events calendar. As an ambassador, you will maintain the highest level of integrity and positive promotional light for our organization.

This volunteer position requires remote work with face-to-face meetings. All meetings and events are held in Stamford. Please join us in our mission!

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About Stamford Dollars for Scholars


PO Box 3559, Stamford, CT 06905, US

Mission Statement

Stamford Dollars for Scholars has a single purpose: to mobilize the community to support students who live or go to high school school in Stamford with scholarships for college/vocational training. We hold fundraising events to fund our general scholarships and provide a clearinghouse for scholarship sponsors who wish to fund scholarships for a particular field, interest or target audience. We manage endowments, one time scholarships, and limited duration scholarship funds. Our recipients are chosen from the local Stamford community - Stamford residents graduating from any high school or anyone graduating from any of the high schools located in Stamford.


Stamford Dollars for Scholars was established in September, 2011 to provide scholarship assistance to Stamford high school students who want to pursue their education beyond high school. We are an all-volunteer-run 501(c)(3) non-profit with a passionate belief that education changes the fortunes of individuals and communities.

Stamford Dollars for Scholars is conceived around a simple idea: together we can step in and help talented and worthy local students secure the educational so necessary to achieveing their goals in today's competitive global work environment. With the high cost of college threatening to derail young aspirations, there's no greater gift we can give our student neighbors-in-need than access to the tools to create a brighter future.

We raise awareness by speaking to local organizations and parent/student groups, exhibiting at college fairs and informing the media. We also raise funds and award scholarships that enable local students to pursue their dreams

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PO Box 3559Stamford, CT 06905



  • Advertising
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Visual Arts
  • Microsoft Office Suite


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • 2+ hours per week depending on events and fundraisers. More when planning events
  • Access Computer, internet, printer (supplied by you). Graphic and publishing software a plus

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