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Public Relations Coordinator

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Volunteering Untapped Chicago

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VU Chicago is looking for a Public Relations Coordinator to help get the word out about all of the great work that we are doing. The responsibilities are as follows:

- Lead all communication between the organization and news/media outlets
- Foster and develop relationships with reporters/journalists/figureheads in order to remain top of mind
- Aid in developing press releases and official communications for VU Chicago
- Build out a PR team, if necessary

Committee Responsibilities:
- Communicate via Slack with all VU Chicago board and committee members, as an open forum and method of organization
- Participate in quarterly Leadership team meetings. This is typically a 1 hour commitment 4 times a year outside of normal business hours (~6pm start time)
- Arrive at monthly events early and stay late to assist with set up and clean up of events
- Attend a minimum of 10 monthly events a year

Please apply here: https://forms.gle/F9bYTf7uJ9U4EV147

If you have any questions, please reach out to Jessie at contactus@volunteeringuntappedchi.org.

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About Volunteering Untapped Chicago

Location:

2707 N Mildred Ave., Chicago, IL 60614, US

Mission Statement

Improving Chicago through increasing volunteerism.

Description

Chicago possesses compassionate individuals who care about their communities and want to make a change. Up until now though, those individuals and their individual talents have been underutilized.

That’s where we come in. We strive to "untap" resources and opportunities in Chicago for those we serve. There’s a huge group of talented young professionals in the city who want to volunteer. We connect those volunteers with a wide array of nonprofits in the Chicagoland area, whether directly through our events, or through connections we help cultivate outside the structure of our program.

Community is central to our organization. After volunteering on the second Saturday morning of every month, we reward the hard work of our volunteers by tapping beers at the bar, tapping into new connections with other young people, and tapping into new opportunities and relationships through giving back and inspiring change in our communities.

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Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Approximately 1-3 hrs/week, flexible to your own schedule.
  • Reach out to learn more or apply here: https://forms.gle/F9bYTf7uJ9U4EV147

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