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Public Affairs Officer - Multiple Statewide

Position Level: Relevant civilian experience required.

Estimated Time Commitment: 5 hrs/week

The Rhode Island Wing is currently seeking dedicated volunteers to serve as Public Affairs Officers. Typical duties of the Public Affairs Officer position include:

  • Edit and publish unit newsletters and bulletins.
  • Take photographs and videos of unit events.
  • Manage unit social media pages and website, as applicable.
  • Maintain a current list of local media contacts and develop relationships with local media agencies.
  • Publish press releases related to unit activities.
  • Work with the commander on all public affairs matters.
  • Other duties as required.

Required Experience:

  • Meet basic requirements for CAP membership.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong social media skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Basic photography and videography skills.

Preferred Experience:

  • Professional experience in journalism, media, photography or related field.
  • Experience with advanced editing software such as Photoshop.

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