Board Members - PR / Social Media / Fundraising
Primary Focus Area
Shenandoah National Park Trust is the official philanthropic partner of Shenandoah National Park. We are headquartered in Charlottesville. We are recruiting board members to fulfill these roles:
1. Public Relations: develop PR plan; cultivate relationships with key media outlets and other communication channels; pitch stories to keep up our organization's name recognition
2. Social Media: identify appropriate social media platforms for our organization; serve as administrator for those platforms (we currently have a Facebook and Twitter presence only)
3. Fundraising: identify major donor prospects; provide entree for executive director; participate in donor visits/solicitations and donor stewardship
Our board members offer a diversity of talents and share a committment to ensuring that Shenandoah remains a national treasure for generations to come.
Public relations, social media or fundraising
Our board meets three times/year at various locations, including in the national park. Each board member serves on at least two committees, which meet/teleconference as needed.
A board position with Shenandoah National Park Trust offers a unique opportunity to work side-by-side with the National Park Service to support a national gem that is right here in our own backyard. Because we provide direct financial support to Shenandoah National Park, our board members and donors get to enjoy, first-hand, the projects and programs they help bring to fruition. The Trust is an active and vibrant organization, offering myriad opportunities for invovlement, including a hiking club, behind-the-scenes events in the national park and more.