Chapter Media Relations Bilingual Member

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American Red Cross - Northwest Region

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Red Cross Media Relations volunteers are part of a professional volunteer team that develops and delivers the Red Cross story behind-the-scenes, on-camera, in-person and online through media channels, websites, social media feeds and other content platforms.

  • Be on call during shifts to vet and assess media inquiries, share information on smaller incidents, and notify leadership of need to scale up response.
  • Serve as media spokesperson for local news outlets in person, over the phone or through Skype interviews.
  • Work with chapter and regional leadership to write and pitch local stories to local media.
  • Showcase Red Cross services and programs through earned media outreach at events, training, interviews, etc.
  • Write and distribute media advisories and press releases.
  • Maintain list of subject matter experts to speak with media.
  • Maintain media log of queries, interviews and news stories.
  • Create and maintain media lists.
  • Protect the reputation of the Red Cross by identifying and assessing potential for harm to Red Cross brand, misinformation or information gaps. Work with communications management to develop a strategic approach for responding.

Visit www.redcross.org/volunteer to learn more and apply.

13 More opportunities with American Red Cross - Northwest Region

Community Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

12 Orondo AveWenatchee, WA 98801

(47.423836,-120.30939)
 

SKILLS

  • Journalism
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 hours per week, 6 month commitment

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