The American Red Cross Bloggers and Feature Writers are a part of a creative content volunteer team that creates professionally-written content for news releases, media alerts, and regional platforms including blogs, social media feeds, websites, and other outlets.
Responsibilities: * Follow the Communications calendar to research, perform interviews, write and post blog stories within deadlines. Blog posts are typically 300-500 words and must be cleared by regional communications staff. * Write human interest stories that highlight the work of volunteers, leaders, donors, disaster victims, etc. Feature stories are typically 500-1,000 words and may require telephone interviews or face-to-face interviews. * Develop other written materials such as press releases, presentations, editorials, messaging, speeches, and newsletters. Bank "evergreen" stories for use at a later time.
During Disasters: * Work with Communications team to identify stories, conduct interviews, write and post on a daily basis; focus on client stories and service delivery. * Interview clients, partners, and Red Cross workers. Share story ideas with media relations and social engagement teams. * May be asked to shoot photos with your smartphone if a photographer isn't available. Secure signed information release forms.
Time Commitment: Flexible. Time commitment depends on the needs of the regional communications department.
Qualifications: * Strong writing, editing, research, and interpersonal skills. * Must be familiar with basic computer operations and have the ability to upload content to the blog or by email remotely. * Authentic, creative, funny, and engaging storyteller.
Training: We provide all the training!
"WE ARE LOOKING FOR LOCAL HEROES TO POSITIVELY IMPACT YOUR COMMUNITY"
Sign-up to volunteer today ! Please email questions to Juana Zapata, the Sr. Volunteer Recruiter Specialist, at Juana.Zapata@redcross.org or (951) 205-6689.
About American Red Cross - San Bernardino County Chapter
10600 N Trademark, Suite 406, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730, US
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether it's one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. People like you, serving as Blood Services Ambassadors helping to improve a blood donor's experience or serving as a Blood Driver, transporting lifesaving blood and blood product make a difference every day. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.
Emergency & Safety
Media & Broadcasting
We'll work with your schedule.
10600 Trademark Pkwy N Ste. 406Rancho Cucamonga, CA91730
October 27, 2020
Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
Reading / Writing
Copy Writing / Copy Editing
Social Media / Blogging
Must be at least 19
Orientation or Training
Flexible. Time commitment depends on the needs of the regional communications department. 3, 6, or 12 months with a renewable opportunity
Do you want to IMPACT LIVES by sharing their stories? All the training is done virtually, you do not need to leave the luxury from your home. TURN COMPASSION INTO ACTION!