SCOPE OF JOB DUTIES
Our Marketing Committee is seeking an individual interested in volunteering to manage our public relations strategy in coordination with our Marketing Director, and to take on additional projects if desired. Applicants should have a comprehensive understanding of childhood cancer and family awareness.
You will be responsible for coordinating public relations efforts around our annual camp, year-round family services, and large fundraising events and campaigns. Strong candidates for this position will be able to create original, relevant and timely press releases to distribute to our local news contacts.
Committee members are supported by the Director of Marketing, and meet virtually one to two times per month with regular communication via email and Asana. Hours are very flexible, and a minimum of 3 hours per week is preferred for this position.
Please describe your interest in volunteering with Camp Casco in regards to public relations and how your previous experience will help you move forward Camp Casco’s public relations in this role. For more information about Camp Casco, visit www.campcasco.org. We look forward to hearing from you!
The successful candidate must possess the following core skills:
Mass communications, journalism, or liberal arts education and/or relevant internship experience
Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
Experience writing press releases, bylines, blog posts, and other content marketing materials
Ability to thrive with minimal direct supervision in a remote work environment and adapt to changing priorities quickly
Excellent attention to detail
Superior time management skills
Other preferred skills:
- Knowledge of cancer research or family awareness
- Previous experience with health awareness in marketing
- Experience with managing team members is a plus
REQUIREMENTS & COMMITMENT
Applicants should be at least 21 years old, and willing to commit between 3-4 hours per week. All volunteer work can be done remotely throughout the year.
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