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Press and Media Coordinator

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Recruiting Organization: United States Youth Forum

About the job

The United States Youth Forum (USYF) is looking to recruit passionate people who would like to have hands-on experience building a new organization. This is an excellent chance to build a variety of skills in a non-hierarchical setting. Your responsibility is to be the Media Coordinator on behalf of USYF. As the coordinator for media, you will work directly with the Executive Director and leadership team at USYF. You will be responsible for developing social media channels, managing USYF press outreach, and coordinating with USYF volunteers to produce multi-media forms of outreach.

About Us

As the last few years have demonstrated, the newest generation in America contain an incredible passion for making the world a better place and ensuring a more secure future. From leading the global climate movement, to campaigning for common-sense gun reform, to being a part of one of the most politically engaged generations. This generation is highly motivated, committed in their beliefs, and ready to fight for change. In March 2021, in this environment, the United States Youth Forum (USYF) was founded with the goal to amplify youth voices and connect young people together. Our mission is to empower young people to connect with their local communities, as well as to share their perspectives and engage in dialogue with each other.

About You

  • You are passionate about supporting youth
  • You are well-organized and able to work remotely
  • You are willing to bring a variety of skills to the table
  • You find the challenge of working in a new organization exciting
  • You are able to communicate clearly and effectively

Your Tasks

  • Press outreach on behalf of USYF
  • Coordination with the USYF leadership team for interviews and YouTube videos
  • Developing forms of multi-media outreach
  • Assisting with social media outreach
  • Outreach to potential partners and contacts
  • Building a contact list
  • Other various administrative duties

Part-time hours: 10-15 per week

This role is voluntary and requires no prior experience, though previous work in politics, the non-profit sector, and/or communications would be helpful.

The United States Youth Forum is a non-partisan organization and we welcome inquiries from all well-qualified applicants, regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

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Fee Amount: None

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389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.


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Children & Youth, Community, Politics


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