Publicity Communications Manager

Job Description

Committee affiliation: Publicity

Responsibilities

Help the Publicity Committee manager plan and develop publicity for chapter events, competitions, competition, and chapter member news through posts to the Events & News website. Try to develop contacts with local news, TV, and radio stations to let them know about upcoming events and recognitions through press releases. Event information will come from various committees: Competitions, Education, Events and Knowledge University, and others as needed. Information will also come from the Society and related organizations.

Experience and Skills

  • Familiarity with Facebook and Twitter use
  • Familiarity with LinkedIn and other social media outlets
  • Familiarity with public relations (PR) websites where events can be announced
  • WordPress.org 5.8+ Text Editor enough to post announcements
  • Experience working with or willing to learn and use online project management tools such as Basecamp
  • Good time management
  • Strong communication / interpersonal skills
  • An outgoing and friendly personality
  • Good organizational skills
  • Able to meet deadlines and able to identify and report problems with meeting those deadlines; willing to ask for help when needed

Equipment

  • Computer with reliable Internet access
  • Email address (Google is preferred for working with Google calendar, Basecamp, and other tools)
  • Word processing software
  • HTML / CSS / PHP text editor
  • Access to our Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter accounts
  • Access to additional social media sites as needed

Optional items that may be helpful:

  • FAX or scanner
  • Acrobat Pro
  • Adobe PhotoShop
  • Adobe Illustrator

Time Commitment

Approximately 2-3 hours or less per month.

Contact

If you are interested in serving the chapter as a volunteer, please fill in the Chapter Volunteer Signup Form.

Last modified: August 31, 2021
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