Website surfriderpbc Surfrider Foundation Palm Beach County Chapter

"Protecting the oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network"

Position Title: Media Chair

Reports to: Chapter Executive Board

Overview of position:

The role of the Media Chair is to create press releases, update website content, and create social media updates for the chapter and it’s events.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to create word format press releases
  • Ability to understand the needs of the current campaign or program
  • Communicate directly with Chairperson and Executive Board about current campaigns or other important media-relevant events.

Marginal Functions:


Time Required:

1-4 hours per month (depending on the season, and how busy the chapter is.)


  • Deal promptly with requests (with assistance from chapter board as needed)
  • Work well with the Chapter Chairperson and Chapter Executive Board
  • Have knowledge or experience of project goals

Physical/Age Requirements:



Proficiency in Word, WordPress, Adobe

Experience/Training Required:

3 months in media and/or other marketing/media outlets used for various professional organizations.


Have a sense of urgency, and ability to deliver finished projects.

Benefits to the Volunteer:

  • Interact with various high-level Surfrider contacts, including National HQ
  • Gain experience with exposure to local media
  • Resume builder

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