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CIBC Run for the Cure Committee - Communications Lead
Canadian Cancer Society

Not On Bus Route Not Wheelchair Accessible No Parking Available

Urgency: High

Number of volunteers needed: 1

Minimum Age: 18

Work Location: Sault Ste. Marie (Location TBD)

Police Check: Not Required

Reference Check: Not Required

Vehicle: Not Required

Smoking: Not Permitted

Language(s): English

Sector(s): Health

Work Type(s): Board/Commitee Work
Event Organization and Related Assistance

Duties: This position is on the CIBC Run for the Cure Organizing Committee. Dates and times listed here are placeholders and do not reflect the specific hours or dates required for the position. This position begins in June 2017 and carries through October 2017. Please review the detailed description below prior to applying. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age for this position. As the Communications Lead, you are responsible for local media relations and promotions for the CIBC Run for the Cure. Working alongside your committee and Volunteer Run Directors, you are responsible for generating excitement in your community via media and social media using the PR Toolkit provided by Run staff. You will identify local spokespeople and serve as the primary media contact on event day. You will also be responsible for establishing a distribution and post event pick up plan for promotion materials, if needed.

Skills Expected: •The ability to work independently and as a team •Comfort with social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter. Instagram and Snapchat are a bonus! •Expertise in creative writing, media relations •Passionate about the breast cancer cause •Regular access to a computer with internet and comfort navigating social media

Orientation: We are looking for committee members to help organize the event to make it a success! There are a variety of roles available that can be viewed at http://vhub.at/SSMarie  If you have any questions please contact madeline.kingston@cancer.ca

Benefits: •Contributing to the organization’s vision of creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer. •Developing your marketing and communication skills •Working collaboratively with like minded volunteers in the community •Building relationships in your community

Car Required: No

Comments: If you have any questions please contact madeline.kingston@cancer.ca
Start Date: 06/14/2017
End Date: 11/08/2017
Time Commitment: 2 hours per week
for 5 months.
Time of Day: Variable Time Schedule
Day(s) Needed: No Specific Days
Season(s): Summer
Phone: 705-253-4781

390 McNabb St.
Sault Ste Marie, ON
P6B 1Z1