VA: publicity for nonprofit events - Admin Assistant Email Handling Research
We are the Environmental Change-Makers, a nonprofit community group in Los Angeles. Each month, we offer several events and classes to the general public, focusing on "what we can do" about environmental issues. You can learn more about us on our website, Currently we operate with an all-volunteer "staff." We are looking for a VA who will enjoy supporting our efforts who will get the word out to multiple media outlets so that people come to our events. The job is event to get our events posted on community calendars. For each given event, we will provide - both a short and long narrative that describes the event - a listing of 5-15 places where we want you to send notice of the event - the listing will include how each media outlet wants to receive their information You will need to assemble the pieces -- to send certain news outlets the long version, and others the short version, in exactly the format that particular news outlet wants to receive info. And by the press deadline they impose. We have listed this job as "hourly" on Elance, but here's how we'll work. We will give you a time budget for each event that will be based upon how many media outlets we need you to send to. (Example: 5 emails to media outlets x 15 min per = 1.25 hour budget for that particular event. Multiply that by your hourly rate and that's what you get paid for that event.) This process would be repeated for each of our events. If our relationship works out, we would need your services for 3-5 events each month. Over time we plan to gradually expand the number of places our events are publicized. You must have good attention to detail, have very solid web/email skills, and be efficient and accurate. Because you are posting communications on behalf of our organization, you must be absolutely fluent in English, including proper U.S. grammar and punctuation. Native speakers are preferred. Job Description: Your responsibilities: - use our Gmail to draft emails to certain news outlets - save those Gmails in the drafts folder for our review prior to sending - accurately input information into online input forms for other news outlets - update our GoogleCalendar with event details and URL - post details of the event to our YahooGroup - edit Wufoo to collect responses - deliver all within strict press deadlines Your qualifications: - fluent in English, including U.S. grammar - Broadband Internet connection - Strong understanding of Internet and online communication tools - prior knowledge of Gmail, Google Calendars (multiple calendars), YahooGroups, Wufoo, Word, Mail Chimp and Facebook - Ability to meet deadlines - Strong communications skills and attention to detail a must - a complete Elance profile - an established reputation on Elance preferred Desired Skills: Admin Assistant Email Handling Research Keywords: Virtual Assistant
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