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Public Relations Coordinator

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Pikes Peak Children's Museum

Purpose of Volunteer Position: To help create and maintain a presence with the local media in the community.

Number of hours: 2-12 hours per month

Location: Remote or in person

Reports to: Currently, the Executive Director

Works Closely with: The Executive Director, Content Creator and other Social media volunteers

Volunteer Responsibilities:


  • Create and maintain relationships with the media to ensure that news pertaining to The PPCM is shared in a timely manner.
  • Proactively pitch stories to the media. This includes writing and distributing press releases and other messaging

(including social media outreach) about The PPCM and responding to media requests generated as a result of these efforts.

  • Help to make sure events are listed on different calendars in print and online
  • Assist in coordinating and hosting press events for all aspects of the museum
  • Maintain & grow our media database
  • Ability to be a spokesperson for PPCM as needed and your schedule allows for
  • Be a part of the Marketing Committee and be able to meet in person or Zoom 1x a month

Volunteer Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Can do most work from home, but will need to be available for certain events as needed
  • Understand and promote PPCM’s mission
  • Be a part of the Marketing Committee - meets 1-2 hours monthly; in person or Zoom
  • Be an ambassador for PPCM
  • Help to educate the community about PPCM

Recommended Volunteer Qualifications:


  • At least 18 years old
  • May work remotely, but should be here in Colorado Springs
  • Have experience in Public Relations or related field
  • Be outgoing and comfortable in the spotlight
  • Advanced writing skills and experience writing press releases
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships and work well with others as part of a team.
  • Superior written and verbal communications skills, including public speaking skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet computer applications (Excel/Microsoft Word skills
  • required).
  • Understanding of social media platforms.
  • Spanish language skills are a plus.
  • Professional image representative of nonprofit image.

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About Pikes Peak Children's Museum

Location:

2565 Airport Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80910, US

Mission Statement

PPCM is a community-built, hands-on educational destination that engages ALL children and their grown-ups by sparking creativity through purposeful play.

Description

VISION:

Our vision is to be a trusted, growing educational resource, and a community collaborator who offers opportunities to inspire children to reach their unique potential.

The express objectives of PPCM are to provide:
  • A dynamic hands-on, engaging and fun educational experience focused on the age group 0-10.
  • A place for this demographic to encounter boundless opportunities for discovery and imagination, sparking a passion for life-long learning.
  • A compelling environment to nurture wonder and creativity, encouraging children’s innate desire to explore the world around them.
  • An indispensable resource for children, families, the community at large and elementary-level educators as a mutually beneficial connecting point.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2565 Airport RoadColorado Springs, CO 80910

(38.82471,-104.78233)
 

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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