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Inaugural Concordia Lexington Summit Seeks UK Student Volunteers

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 4, 2022) — The 2022 Concordia Lexington Summit is looking for University of Kentucky students to volunteer to help with social media and other communications efforts at the event happening on April 7-8. The Summit will take place in-person at the Lexington Marriott City Center. There is also an online option. 

The volunteer opportunities include:

  • 2022 Lexington Summit Report — Concordia seeks eight strong writers to attend the Lexington Summit, watch mainstage sessions and write up summaries, which will be used for the official 2022 Lexington Summit Report. Candidates have the option to attend in-person or virtually. Interested students must be strong writers, be able to multitask and in possession of a laptop. A 30-minute training call will be provided ahead of time and writers will be publicly attributed in the report.  
  • Social Media — Concordia requests four volunteers to attend the Lexington Summit and create social media content for Concordia’s channels. Candidates have the option to attend in-person or virtually. Tasks would include live tweeting, creating copy and captions that summarize key messages, designing Instagram stories and scheduling. Interested students must be strong writers, be able to multitask and in possession of a laptop. A 30-minute training call will be provided ahead of time.

If interested in either opportunity, please send an email outlining your interest and a short sample of your written work to rlockheart@concordia.net.

The 2022 Lexington Summit will assemble a variety of voices across the political spectrum and across sectors to advance discourse and understanding between the different socioeconomic world present in the U.S. The Summit will create impactful partnerships that not only address drivers of division and improve economic empowerment for all, but that also address the future of technology, trade, environmental sustainability and much more. Learn more here.

For more information about the 2022 Lexington Summit, visit https://www.concordia.net/americas/2022-lexington-summit/.

About Concordia

Concordia is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that builds meaningful partnerships for positive social impact. As equal parts convener, campaigner and idea incubator, Concordia is actively fostering cross-sector collaboration to create a more prosperous and sustainable future. Concordia was founded in 2011 by Matthew A. Swift and Nicholas M. Logothetis.

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