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Youth Empowered Action Camp: Temp Publicity and Outreach Position

Youth Empowered Action Camp is looking for someone with strong PR, outreach, and communications experience for a month-or-so long gig to promote YEA Camp, our relatively new summer camp for youth who are passionate about activism, social justice and making a difference in the world. Please visit our website at www.yeacamp.org to find out more about our program. Looking for 5-10 hours per week contractor over the next month or so to supplement volunteer hours on this project, which is not proving to be sufficient. Your goal: our camps are full by the end of May. Job Responsibilities:

Creating, prioritizing, and tracking outreach plan to reach target demographic throughout the Bay Area and possibly Oregon as well. Pitching media articles to relevant publications. Contacting progressive organizations, blogs, religious institutions, schools to ask them to publicize. Identifying and contacting online calendars to list us. Identifying events for our volunteers to do outreach at. Following up with interested contacts to send relevant information about camp and ensure publication. Feedback and improvement on existing messaging. Tracking outreach and results of your work through googledocs and phone so that our volunteers can supplement rather than duplicate your efforts. Generating new ideas for how our volunteer team and organization in general can generate greater publicity.

Requirements:  Highly Web- and New Media-savvy Great communication skills - written and oral, including being direct with goals and requests. Integrity - following through on what you say you will do. Experience with messaging and earning various types of media. Adding value to our outreach and communications strategy, while also putting the time in to research, follow up, and track actions.  Contacts in Bay Area and/or Portland, OR. All work will be done remotely. Hours are totally flexible. Start date: asap.

Please send over your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to [email protected].

I'm looking to move quickly here and would like to have someone hired and on the job no later than Wed May 12.

Please forward to those you think may be interested and a good fit -- and help spread the word about camp!