Public Relations Coordinator
Public Relations Coordinator
In Her Shoes Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization that is dedicated to making a positive impact on society by empowering women and girls. Our vision is to empower and inspire every woman and girl to be her personal best. Our mission is to embrace the potential of all women and girls by providing: Positive Influences, Learning Opportunities, Community Partnerships and Leadership Development. In Her Shoes Foundation’s core values form the foundation of how we conduct ourselves as an organization. These are also the qualities we value and encourage in our members and volunteers. We are: Accountable, Empathetic, Intentional, Authentic and Inclusive.
Reporting to: Marketing Committee and Executive Director
Developing PR strategies and campaigns
Preparing press releases, keynote speeches and promotional material
Building positive relationships with stakeholders, media and the public
We are looking for a Public Relations Coordinator to organize and oversee PR activities and ensure effective communication with stakeholders, media and the public.
As a PR Coordinator, you should be an organized and cool-tempered professional who is able to handle a crisis. We expect you to have a creative mind and excellent communication skills. If you are also confident in your public speaking and project management abilities, we’d like to meet you.
Your goal will be to cultivate a positive organization image working with the Marketing Committee.
Develop PR campaigns and media relations strategies
Collaborate with internal teams (e.g. marketing) and maintain open communication with senior management
Edit and update promotional material and publications (brochures, videos, social media posts etc.)
Prepare and distribute press releases
Organize PR events (e.g. open days, press conferences) and serve as the company’s spokesperson
Seek opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships and advertising
Address inquiries from the media and other parties
Track media coverage and follow industry trends
Prepare and submit PR reports
Manage PR issues
Proven experience as a Public Relations Officer or similar PR role
Experience managing media relations (online, broadcast and print)
Background in researching, writing and editing publications
Proficient in MS Office and social media
Familiarity with project management software and video/photo editing is a plus
Strong communication ability (oral and written)
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to work well under pressure
Creativity and problem-solving aptitude
BS/BA in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications or a related field
How to Apply
In Her Shoes Foundation is run entirely by volunteers. If you have the passion for this program and a mission driven mind-set, please submit a personalized cover letter on why you connect with our mission, vision and core values and a CV/ resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and cc: email@example.com
Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted.
We'll work with your schedule.
1580 N Northwest Highway Suite 200Park Ridge, IL 60068
- Technical Writing
- Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
- Public Relations
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- 3-5 Hours per week at least for one year