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Public Relations Coordinator
LEAP Housing Solutions is a Boise-based 501c3 non-profit that is dedicated to developing and preserving affordable housing in the Treasure Valley. Our vision is to see communities transformed by hope, connection, and stable housing. To make the vision a reality, LEAP seeks professionals from all sectors. In the last several years, LEAP has grown in popularity receiving press coverage from national publications like USA Today, dozens of local publications and accolades from government officials. To capitalize on the impressive momentum built by the LEAP team and its community of donors and supporters, LEAP is seeking a Public Relations Coordinator. The Public Relations Coordinator will play a key role in helping LEAP build the network necessary to achieve its five-year plan: building or preserving 1000 homes by 2026.
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Member Duties : Help plan for and organize public events and create a system that helps LEAP routinely create major and minor events that drive mission outcomes. Support fundraising efforts via social media and grassroots awareness. Engage media and build a process that helps LEAP know when it should interact with local, regional or media. Cultivate relationships with radio, broadcast and newsprint outlets in select geographies. Develop upwards of 20 press releases and distribute releases to media outlets. Increase the strength of LEAP’s existing partnerships through co-sponsored materials, events and media and work alongside fundraising teammates to build a system for reporting successes to key funding partners or prospective partners. Develop a social media strategy that manages LEAP’s online reputation and dovetail social media tactics to enhance goals in event coordination, media engagement and partner engagement. Lastly, Build a network of influencers and distribute news as appropriate.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance . 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Public Relations Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
10/16/2021  -   10/15/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations IDAHO  

Accepting Applications
From  08/03/2021  To  10/08/2021 

Contact Tracy Cochran
1220 S Vista Ave
Boise   ID   83705

Listing ID 105076