Public Relations Assistant (Volunteer) - WhoWhatWhy (Wantagh)


: $76,590.00 - $127,870.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Nonprofit

Public Relations Assistant (Volunteer Position)

Note: the following is a volunteer, unpaid, part time position requiring consistent but flexible hours and a long term commitment. Please DO NOT APPLY if you are only seeking work.

The nonprofit news organization WhoWhatWhy is looking for a volunteer Public Relations Assistant. You will work remotely and on your own schedule, though we ask for a minimum commitment of 5-8 hours a week.

Who We Are

We are a remarkable news organization and community that is making a difference, setting a new standard, and innovating on every front. A nonprofit that accepts no advertising, WhoWhatWhy is staffed largely with skilled volunteers dedicated to elevating public awareness and fostering a more vigorous democracy.And while we do depend on volunteers, as our public fundraising permits, we aspire eventually to offer compensation wherever possible. Future prospects in this regard depend also on the value each person brings to this collaborative venture.


You will work remotely and on your own schedule, though we require a minimum commitment of 5-8 hours a week. Because our staff is spread throughout the world, we communicate mostly through email. All staff are required to respond to emails on a daily basis.


  • Bachelor's in Communications, Marketing or related field
  • Interest in PR with a can do attitude!
  • Newsroom experience a plus
  • The ability to work independently, in a virtual team environment
  • A creative mindset
  • Charismatic, outgoing personality and strong determination
  • Responsibilities

  • Contact other news organizations to promote our work and accomplishments
  • Analyze our brand footprint and help us improve it
  • Work closely with other team members to create clever, catchy PR campaigns
  • To Apply

    Please send us a resume and carefully reasoned,customized cover letterthat outlines your experience and skillset, and shows that you have studied what we do at WhoWhatWhy. Our mission must resonate deeply with you.We will not review applications that appear to be mass submissions.You must confirm your understanding that this is a volunteer position.

    Associated topics: business development, design, marketing manager, media, public affairs, public relations, public relations specialist, relation, reputation, sponsored * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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