Times of day
Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
A Free Bird is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization based in New York City. Our focus is to provide children, ages 4-18 who are patients or survivors of juvenile cancer, the opportunity to explore their artistic passions and give them the strength to fight their disease. We believe that artistic expression is critical for healing! A Free Bird supports children affected by cancer in their exploration of art, music, acting, poetry, writing, singing and any other artistic passion they may have.
Responsible for the Public Relations activities within the organization. Develop relations associated with press releases, and utilizing multi-media outlets to its fullest extent. Overseeing and meeting goals within the department to ensure growth is being met.
-Identifying stories within A Free bird organization and and creating awareness to the public and media.
-Creating a relationship with media outlets, maintaining that relationship and also welcoming new relationship with other media outlets.
-Develop strategies that help promote our organization always pertaining to our Mission statement.
-Working directly with the President of the organization to ensure goals are being met, media outlets are being reached out to, and growth is continuing within the department.
-Prepare or edit organizational publications for internal and external audiences.
-Respond effectively to requests for information from the media or designate another appropriate spokesperson or information source.
-Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with representatives of community, consumer, employee, and public interest groups.
-Attends all meetings of the Organization at least weekly.
-Must support and maintain mission goal and statement of organization.
-Must have a college degree or working towards a bachelors degree within their school.
This include an English major, or Communications Major.
-Excellent writing skills.
-Proactive goal setter.
-Understanding and basic knowledge of google docs, Microsoft Office, including word, powerpoint, excel, access.
-Be able to know basic functions of social media including, but not limited to instagram, facebook, twitter, pinterest, vlogs, blogs, vine, etc.
**Please send resume to Volunteer@afreebird.org, please make sure in subject line you put Idealist Ad (What you are applying for)**