Public Relations Director - Volunteer



Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


New Castle
United States


The ARISE Africa Foundation is a nonprofit organization that is working to increase the number of Nigerians that get tested and treated for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD). By Actively Raising Interests in Sexual Epidemics (ARISE), we hope to contribute to Nigeria's attainment of the United Sustainable Development Goals 3 and 5, which include: ensuring good health and well-being as well as gender equality respectively. Overall, our work focuses on education, leveraging the power of the media to instigate change and providing a means for Nigerians to get tested and treated for STD.

The Public Relations Director is responsible for developing and managing strategies to create and maintain ARISE’s public image. He/she is responsible for overseeing all external communications activities. He/she works with members of the media, government, business organizations and public to identify collaboration and funding opportunities. The Public Relations Director oversees the Public Relations Assistant and other communications interns.


·       Researches, identifies and forms working relationships with organizations, government and the media

·       Identifies corporate sponsors or partnerships

·       Organizes events and fundraising activities

·       Oversees public relations assistant and communications interns

·       Oversees all external communications related activities (including content writing – newsletter, SM, press releases etc.)


·       Experience in a nonprofit setting, communications, journalism or public relations

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills (including public speaking)

·       Strong organizational skills

·       Proficient use of social media tools

·       A self-starter who can work independently and can also be a resourceful team player

·       Passion for ARISE Africa Foundation’s mission




Language/Cultural Support Available

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