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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Volunteer Director of Public Relations - HOBY



Needed: Volunteer to be the Director of Public Relations for non-profit Minnesota Hugh O'Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Organization

Overview:
Hugh O'Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership is an international youth leadership organization that works towards empowering high school sophomores.  HOBY Minnesota is the state-run entity that works towards promoting this HOBY International goal of empowering these students in their communities through volunteer service.  HOBY Minnesota is in the need for someone to build a strong public outreach base that will help build a strong relationship with Minnesota schools, potential Minnesota donors, and the Minnesota general public. 

Requirements: 
-Must be 21 years of age
-Must have some background in public relations, marketing, advertising, or other related field 
Or
-Must be studying public relations, marketing, advertising, or other related field

Dates of Position:
August 2014 through June 30th, 2015, or longer if you choose to volunteer for another year

 Position Description:
-Overseeing all forms of outreach to the public including, but not limited to, social media, monthly newsletters, TV, radio, and newspapers
-Overseeing the Social Media Coordinator and other coordinating positions that fall under the realm of public relations
-Creating a HOBY Minnesota brand that is universal across all outreach platforms (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
-Coming up with a long-term public outreach plan for the HOBY Minnesota Organization
-Finding new ways to effectively advertise the HOBY Minnesota Brand
-Working with the HOBY Minnesota Corporate Board, Leadership Seminar Team, Director of Fundraising, Director of Recruitment, and other HOBY Minnesota teams, as a bridge between HOBY Minnesota and the public
-Keeping the www.hobyminnesota.org webpage up to date with pictures and events
-Being sufficiently versed in purpose of HOBY Minnesota
-Requires approximately 10-15 hours of work per month, and requires being available for a 1 to 2 hour meeting once per month.

For further information about this volunteer role and HOBY MN, contact HOBY Board member Steve Jewell, VP Membership Outreach: Steve.jewell52@gmail.com or cell: 612-360-7192.