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Leadership Volunteer Wanted! PanCAN NYC Affiliate -Communication Chair

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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (NY/NJ)

  • 5 people are interested

The Communication Chair plays a critical role in raising awareness of the world's toughest cancer and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) via earned media placements in their local communities. In alignment with PanCAN's strategic goal to be the "go to" organization for pancreatic cancer.

The Communication Chair has three main focuses: PurpleStride, Advocacy Summit and November Awareness.

This position will build and cultivate relationships with local NYC media. Identify, pitch and flag story opportunities that could generate local and national media coverage. Secure local media coverage around PurpleStride, Advocacy Summit and November Awareness (PanCAN provides resources). Actively recruit (if needed) and effectively manage a Social Media Chair and Marketing Chair. Partner with Affiliate Leadership and Committee Chairs (Affiliate Chair, Advocacy Chair, PurpleStride Chair, November Awareness Chair, Mission Chair, etc. )

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About Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (NY/NJ)



Mission Statement

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is a nationwide network of people dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer. Founded in 1999, the non-profit Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's national office is in Manhattan Beach, California, with offices in Washington, D.C. and New York City, and volunteer leadership in more than 90 communities around the country.


Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is a national organization creating hope in a comprehensive way through research, patient support, community outreach and advocacy for a cure. At the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, our community network is the driving force behind progress. Join thousands of volunteers, survivors, healthcare professionals, researchers and donors who are making a difference in the pancreatic cancer community. Get involved today!

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We'll work with your schedule.


300 Park AveNew York, NY 10022



  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Community Outreach




  • 7-10 hours a week depending on the campaigns going on
  • Experience with public relations, journalism, advertising, marketing and/or social media is a plus. Strong leader and motivator; commitment to PanCAN's mission, knowledge of community and media

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