Milton Relay For Life Marketing/PR Lead

(Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office, Cancer Support Services)

Position ID: V-HVC0956 Last Full Update: 15 Nov 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsThis is a wonderful opportunity to create a meaningful event in Milton that celebrates those who have lived, are living, and moving past cancer. The Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life event brings neighbors, friends, and community influencers together, united by the common goal of creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer. The experience of cheering on survivors, walking the track, and joining in a range of trackside activities at Relay For Life creates an unforgettable evening!
ContactSandy McDonald, Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement, Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office; Phone: 905-634-6893 ext 3163; Email: smcdonald@ontario.cancer.ca
DutiesExecute a social media and marketing campaign that promotes Relay for Life and communicates the importance of Relay within community. Promote the Relay for Life (and team events) via posters, announcements, Twitter, Instagram, Businesses/Club visits. 
Create awareness around the immediate community about the event through media releases, online community boards, post event media releases and more.
BenefitsThis opportunity provides you with a platform to use your skills and increase your competencies and build on your portfolio. 
You will provide the opportunity for those affected by cancer to come together and draw support while raising funds for critical, life-saving cancer research and programs.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Couples ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Community Outreach ; Computers & IT (Software Related) ; Customer / Sales Services ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Marketing & Promotions ; Social Interaction ; Social Media ; Telephone Communication ; Writing / Editing
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Web & IT ; Writing & Editing ; This is a wonderful opportunity to create a meaningful event in Milton that celebrates those who have lived, are living, and moving past cancer. The Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life event brings neighbours, friends, and community together, united by the common goal of creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer. The experience of cheering on survivors, walking the track, and joining in a range of trackside activities at the Relay For Life creates and unforgettable evening!
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) - from November 2019 to June 2020 ; Event takes place on Friday, June 12, 2020 at Country Heritage Park in Milton
Number of PositionsMilton: 2 individual(s) 
 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
Start DateOn or after 15 Nov 2019
End Date26 Jun 2020
Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office, Cancer Support Services
Office Phone905-634-6893
Toll Free PhoneCancer Information Service 1-888-939-3333; 
Quit Smoking Helpline 1-877-513-5333
E-Mailhalton@ontario.cancer.ca
Websitewww.cancer.ca
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Burlington, ON L7L 5K6
 
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