Public Relations Coordinator

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In Her Shoes Foundation

In Her Shoes Foundation

VOLUNTEER DESCRIPTION

POSITION DESCRIPTION

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

Responsibilities include:

Developing PR strategies and campaigns

Preparing press releases, keynote speeches and promotional material

Building positive relationships with stakeholders, media and the public

Volunteer Description

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.

Responsibilities

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

Requirements

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 inhershoesfoundation@gmail.com and cc: hrdirector.ihsf@gmail.com

Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1580 N Northwest Highway Suite 200Park Ridge, IL 60068

(42.035927,-87.866554)
 

SKILLS

  • Technical Writing
  • Journalism
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-5 Hours per week at least for one year

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