Public Relations

Job Location

Thurston County, WA

Published By

Our Ark

Type of Job

Part Time Volunteer

Published Date

April 12, 2021, 7:00:00 AM

About the job


    We are seeking a Public Relations specialist who will be responsible for building and maintaining a positive image for our company; establishing and maintaining relationships with consumer, community, employee, and public interest groups by writing press releases and other media communications. You will need excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    Public Relations Responsibilities:

    Establishing and maintaining relationships with consumer, community, employee, and public interest groups.
    Writing press releases and other media communications to promote clients.
    Planning or directing the development of programs to maintain favorable public and stockholder views of the organization's agenda and accomplishments.
    Studying the organization's objectives, promotional policies, and needs to build public relations strategies that influence public opinion and promote products, ideas, and services.
    Preparing and editing organizational publications
    Conferring with managers to identify trends and group interests and providing advice on business decisions.

Requirements

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:


  • Dependable -- reliable than spontaneous

  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects

  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work 

  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work

  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges

  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity


Public Relations Requirements:


  • Experience handling a press conference.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to pitch to media.

  • An ability to work on strategy plans as well as day-to-day tasks.

  • Ability to think both creatively and strategically.

  • Ability to run and deliver measurable results and meet objectives.

  • Deadline-oriented, inquisitive, with great follow-up and reporting skills.

  • Creativity in securing coverage and buzz with traditional outlets.

  • Understanding of social media and solid experience working with bloggers.

  • Project and budget management skills.

  • Responds well under pressure with strict time limit.

  • Quick and enthusiastic learner.

Benefits

  1. On-the-job training

  2. Brings fun and fulfillment to your life.

  3. Developing management skills

  4. Making our communities better to live and love 

  5. Learn how the best in the business do what they do

  6. Get an idea for their future career path

  7. Build self-confidence and develop a sense of responsibility

  8. Learn basic work skills such as putting together a resume, interviewing and working with different colleagues

About us

We are 100% volunteer led team of passionate people who are to support and help the youth on the streets to go from thriving to surviving through care, compassionate, committed adults in our communities. We adhere to our values of Compassion, Community (engaging individuals, building alliances), Commitment, Hope, Trust, Love, Respect, and Integrity. We love to have fun enjoying every moment we have with team members, youth, and our communities. We would love to have you a part of this team.

Address

Olympia, WA, USA