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Public Relations Volunteer (Bilingual)

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American Red Cross

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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.
Responsibilities:

  • Speaking with the Latino community and promoting volunteering with the American Red Cross
  • Be on call during shifts to vet and assess media inquires, 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.
Requirements:
* Fluency in Spanish and English *Media relations education and/or experience * Background in Red Cross response (training provided), branding & messaging * Submission of a portfolio of news releases, video clips of on-camera work or equivalent work samples



Email, Call or Text: Karla Legorreta, Recruitment Specialist at Karla.Legorreta@redcross.org(714) 380-7263

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About American Red Cross

Location:

600 Parkcenter Dr, Santa Ana, CA 92705, US

Mission Statement

to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Community
Emergency & Safety
Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

600 Parkcenter DriveSanta Ana, CA 92705

(33.75021,-117.83655)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible and dependent on individual projects and local disaster responses. Time commitment is determined by the needs of the regional communications department. May be 4-12 hours per day during disasters.
  • 3 online training courses

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