Job Title: Publicist 

Board Member: No

Reporting to: PR Manager & Executive Director 

Requirements as a LymeTV member:

  • Must dedicate a minimum of 10 hours each month as a non board member
  • Must attend all quarterly board meetings and the yearly team meeting
  • Must promote LymeTV in a positive way on social media. If sharing facts on social media that LymeTV posted, the organization must be referenced as a source
  • Must share a minimum of one post in the month of May for Lyme Disease Awareness month to help spread awareness 


  • 1+ years of public relations or journalism experience preferably with a nonprofit organization 
  • Attention to detail with good writing and proofreading skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Detail oriented and self-motivated
  • Ability to deal with the public in a positive, professional, and respectful manner while representing LymeTV at the highest level
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Google Suites
  • Photography or social media communication skills are preferred 


  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with press outlets 
  • Organize press conferences and interviews 
  • Pitch stories to media outlets
  • Prepare and regularly update media kits 
  • Write and edit press materials 
  • Respond to all general press requests for information 

LymeTV is committed to a diverse & inclusive work environment & to provide equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to disability, medical condition, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or military or veteran status.