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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

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. 

-Must be 21 years of age
-Must have some background in public relations, marketing, advertising, or other related field 
-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 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: or cell: 612-360-7192.