Communications Specialist (contract)
World Changers is an initiative of the North American Mission Board whose goal is to end substandard housing for homeowners by mobilizing youth throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
- Responsible for creating and developing all media relations and communication for each project city resulting in more than 15 television, radio and print broadcasts for student service projects for more than 1,100 participants in total.
- Wrote and designed communication pieces (e.g. news releases, project newsletters, blog, etc.)
- Actualized recruitment initiative through interpersonal communication with program participantsAs Team Leader, responsible for managing team members and actively participated in decision-making with national office
Successfully led and coordinated daily events to ensure activities were completed on time and on schedule such as : video and photo shoots, team building, inventory management and tracking and overall project management for team
- Successfully managed 100-300 volunteers per project which included handling crisis situations involving students, adults that required prompt, careful and thoughtful communication between all levels of leadership and involved parties