Public Relations Coordinator

Opportunity ID: 2408

Organization Details
Organization Name: Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue
Address: Winnipeg, MB
Website: http://www.manitobamutts.org/
Organizational Description: We are a 100% volunteer run dog rescue based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. We take in dogs from all over Manitoba who have been abandoned, abused or surrendered at no fault of their own. At Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue (MMDR), we believe every dog deserves to be treated as a cherished member of the family, and we do our best to provide as many dogs from our province with this experience. MMDR strives to be a leader in Manitoba's dog rescue network. We work hand in hand with Manitoba communities, local organizations and the general public to improve animal welfare in Manitoba.

Our focus is to give dogs in need a second chance for a happily ever after. We aim to show Manitobans the lighter side of dog rescue and to do away with the sadness often associated with it. We want to create a sense of community among our supporters and for people to realize that fostering is a fun, rewarding experience and adopting a rescue dog is something to be proud of.

Manitoba Mutts Dog rescue is a registered charity and non-profit.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: -Respond to requests for interviews or appearances regarding MMDR (includes for fosters, events, programs etc).
-Participates in interviews/supplying information, or "preps" people to be interviewed/supply information
-Brainstorm for unique ways to have the programs and work of Manitoba Mutts stand out in the community
-Finds and manages all free postings available for Manitoba Mutts. eg directories, partner's websites, community calendars, faceboook groups, weekly contest, and radio opportunities.
-Responsible for researching other opportunities to promote Manitoba Mutts
"pitch" to venues to promote our events for free or in exchange for something that has no cost (e.g. promote on our website, social media channels)
Skills Required: - marketing or communications diploma/degree an asset.
Experience:
Marketing
Participating in interviews
With media/social media

Skills:
Research - for PSA opportunities
Strong communication skills
Familiar with "on camera"
Organized
Time management
Team member

Abilities:
Seek out opportunities to share information (postings)
Coordinate information and projects
Coach people for interviews.
Build strong organization relationships
Follow instructions for submissions
Understand values and mission of MMDR
Skills Gained/Related Careers: - teamwork
- media/communications
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
commitment would vary, depending on event
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: recruit@manitobamutts.org
Closing Date: Jun 30, 2019
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