Volunteer Opportunities + Interest Form

AMA Triangle is always excited for our members to increase their involvement in AMA by volunteering for our chapter. We have volunteer roles that span all aspects of the chapter, with multiple levels of involvement (one-off, a few hours a month, 1-2 hours a week, etc.). We’re always updating our list of open opportunities, and encourage you to browse the options below and fill out our volunteer interest form to start the conversation with our Director of Volunteers. We look forward to speaking with you soon!

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Current Opportunities

Communications is the hub of the AMA Triangle chapter – nearly everything the chapter does go through communications. It is vital that the Communications Team provides consistency, accountability, and cohesiveness!

The focus of this role is to manage the AMA Triangle Social Media presence.

Duties include:

  • Review social media content assigned to you via BaseCamp.
  • Write and schedule posts from the content list on the AMA Triangle LinkedIn Company Page, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter via our Social Media platform.
  • Monitor social media activity for mentions, likes, and comments and respond in a timely manner.

If you are looking to gain experience in managing social media, this volunteer role is for you!

Time commitment: 3 – 4 hours per month

Are you detail-oriented and love getting people together to be inspired, to network, and to learn? This may be the role for you.

Our AVP/Director of S3 Events works alongside the VP of Programming to coordinate our Signature Speaker Series Events on the third Thursday of each month. This person acts as a sounding board for speaker recommendations, helps with speaker research and takes the lead on logistics with each speaker after they’ve been contracted to speak. This includes sending them a calendar invite with details, sending them a speaker questionnaire covering AV and dietary needs, etc. This role oversees the S3 event logistics manager and is also responsible for following and updating our event playbook with the VP of Programming. 

Responsibilities include:

  • researching potential speakers and fielding requests appropriately
  • drafting event descriptions to be compelling and drive registrations
  • coordinating speaker logistics
  • tracking sponsorship agreements with AVP/Director to ensure we are meeting requirements for hosting events as agreed contractually
  • coordinating food and beverage, dietary needs, etc.
  • attending event with speaker and special guests
  • sending AV needs to our vendor prior to the event
  • Confirm headcount, dietary requests, and food/bev orders with venue if needed
  • ensuring we obtain the speaker slides before the event so they can be tested
  • putting together the AMA slides and combining them with the speaker slides
  • updating the event playbook as needed
  • assisting with all on-site needs
  • identifying and coordinating the  setup/clean up crew for each event

You’ll need to attend events in person (typically begin setup approx 1 hour prior to event start time and clean up 30 minutes after end time) at various locations TBD.

This role averages 3-5 hours a month.

Are you detail-oriented and love getting people together in smaller groups to be inspired, network, and have fun? This may be the role for you.

The Local Meetup Leader works alongside the Director of Local Meetups and VP of Programming to help launch our new program providing regionally-based informal opportunities for local networking and collaboration. 

These free group networking events are a member-only benefit, so membership is required to attend.  Attendees may choose to purchase food/beverage themselves. Time of day to meet, location, and meeting frequency are both flexible and up to the needs of the individual group. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify dates, times, and locations in their local region for get togethers (should be at least every other month; monthly preferred);
  • Share upcoming event details with the Director of Meetups and/or VP of Programming for promotion to membership;
  • Invite non-members who express interest in attending to join AMAT & connect them with VP Membership or VP Programming;
  • Track who attends and share the final attendance numbers of local meetup events with the Director or VP;
  • Identify a backup point of contact if they are unable to attend one of the scheduled events;
  • Create and maintain a digital list of local possible meetup spots (restaurants, brew pubs, coworking spaces, parks, libraries, coffee shops, etc.) along with contact information (address, phone, URL, and point of contact if needed for a location.) 
    • Should a venue express interest in becoming a sponsor of AMA Triangle, please connect them with the VP of Programming or VP of Sponsorships.
  • On behalf of the AMAT, ensure all attendees feel welcomed and seem to engage positively with others during the event. Notify the Director or VP if concerns arise.

You’ll need to attend these meetups in person at various locations TBD.

This role averages 1-2 hours a month.

2022-23 Locations will include:
– Raleigh (OPEN)
– Durham (OPEN)
– Chapel Hill (FILLED)
– Wake Forest (OPEN)
– Greensboro/Triad (OPEN)

Want to help fellow marketers keep up-to-date on the latest trends in our industry—while getting a front-seat view yourself? This role may be perfect for you!

Our industry is constantly changing. While marketing fundamentals stay the same, new technologies and changing markets mean people need to stay ahead… or get left behind. To meet this need, AMA Triangle offers two-hour workshops for members and guests on topics like innovation, leadership, public speaking, and more.

As the Director of Workshops, you’ll shape and lead the chapter’s two-hour training workshop.

The volunteer role reports to the VP of Programming.

Responsibilities include:

  • choosing bi-monthly (every other month) workshop topics + speakers, working alongside the partnership team
  • set up the virtual event in Zoom and Eventbrite
  • creating event + social copy for the communications team and working alongside them to ensure that information is available on the website for registration and promotion
    • responsible for submitting the communications brief for each of the workshop events 
  • recruiting and negotiating with speakers/trainers
  • reporting attendance figures to our tracking system

You’ll need to attend at least one workshop (two-hour blocks depending on the time of day) and work with the speakers to coordinate a rehearsal a week before the event. Ideally, you’ll have a flexible schedule—or your boss sees your involvement in training events as a plus for your company.

Are you detail-oriented and love getting people together to be inspired, to network, and to learn? This may be the role for you.

Our Director of Local Meetups works alongside the VP of Programming to launch our new program providing regionally-based informal opportunities for local networking and collaboration. This person will help shape the structure, location, and function of this event format. 

This role will help recruit leaders for local groups, including but not limited to Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Wake Forest, and Triad. This role will ensure that upcoming meetup events are featured on internal and external calendars to drive attendance. These events are free for members and they may choose to purchase food/beverage themselves. Time of day to meet and frequency are both flexible and up to the needs of the individual group. These group events are a member-only benefit, so membership is required to attend.  

Responsibilities include:

  • coordinating/recruiting location leaders for these events in each region
  • creating events on Eventbrite for registration by members only, and verifying with Membership that only current members are registered
  • inviting non-members who express interest in attending to join AMAT – connecting them with VP membership
  • assisting with locating possible venues in each location to provide a list of suggested locations (restaurants, brew pubs)
  • assisting with all on-site needs

You’ll need to attend these meetups in person at various locations TBD.

This role averages 1-3 hours a month.

Are you detail oriented and love getting people together to be inspired, to network, and to learn? This may be the role for you. Coffee Chats are one of our new formats called AMA in the AM Coffee Chat, where members can gather before rather than after work.

Our Director of Coffee Chats works closely with the AMA Board and alongside the VP of Programming to launch our new program providing informal opportunities for topical discussion and local networking and collaboration. This person will help shape the structure, location, and function of this morning event format. 

This role will help coordinate bi-monthly morning chats led by 2-3 AMA Triangle Board members on a variety of topics. This role will ensure that upcoming events are featured on internal and external calendars to drive attendance. Attendees may be charged a nominal fee to attend, guests an additional fee. These are held prior to the workday (7:30am – 9am) so the Director should have flexibility to be available during these times.  

Responsibilities include:

  • coordinating/scheduling board members and topics at these events (currently planned bi-monthly but may become monthly if popular)
  • creating events on Eventbrite for registration 
  • inviting non-members who express interest in attending to join AMAT – connecting them with VP membership
  • assisting with locating possible venues in each location to provide a list of suggested locations (coffee shops)
  • assisting with all on-site needs

You’ll need to attend these meetups in person (estimating 7 am – 9:30 am.)

This role averages 1-3 hours a month.

Description: The Collegiate Relations Project Coordinator supports events, programming, and outreach activities for AMA collegiate chapters. 

Core Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with the Director of Collegiate Relations to plan and support events, programs, and outreach to AMA collegiate chapters
  • Assist as needed with day-of activities for Marketing Jam including welcoming guests, set-up and teardown, problem solving, and communication with vendor/venue staff
  • Assist with developing communications for Collegiate Relations activities and programs
  • Attend bi-weekly Collegiate Relations team meetings 
  • Administrative duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  •   Active AMA Triangle member (required) 
  •   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  •   Ability to work cross-functionally, coordinating across a large, dynamic organization with multiple board members and committees 

Purpose: The CONNECT & INSPIRE Event Coordinator supports the development of programming for current and future program participants. This role will assist with creating, planning and executing bi-monthly activities such as the program kick-off, trainings and social events. Note: The 2020-21 CONNECT & INSPIRE Program will be virtual. As such responsibilities below will be customized for a virtual format. 

Core Responsibilities: 

  • Manage event calendar and coordinates scheduling with partners and venues
  • Collaborate with AMA Triangle program managers to co-develop existing events for program participants
  • Work with the Director of CONNECT & INSPIRE and the VP of Programming to oversee budget management, material purchases, and venue partnerships
  • Maintain event organization details such as venue, food, guest list, entertainment, etc.
  • Assist with supervising events day-of to include welcoming guests, set-up and teardown, problem solving, and communication with vendor/venue staff
  • Attend bi-weekly CONNECT & INSPIRE team meetings 
  • Administrative duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  •   Active AMA Triangle member (required) 
  •   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  •   Ability to work cross-functionally, coordinating across a large, dynamic organization with multiple board members and committees 

It’s the members of AMA Triangle that have helped the chapter become the premier marketing association in the region. Join the Membership Committee to convert members to volunteers so they can build valuable skills, network with fellow marketing professionals, and maximize the value of their membership.

The AVP of Membership, reporting to the VP of Membership is responsible for overseeing membership acquisition activities including national membership awareness drives. The AVP of Membership will be responsible to set acquisition strategy and activities to drive the chapter recruitment goals.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the VP in setting the goals and marketing efforts for monthly member recruitment and national awareness drives
    • Develop marketing plans and direct marketing campaigns
    • Create a comms brief and submit it by the required due date to the Comms team
    • Communicate with the Comms team to ensure execution of the promotional plan
    • Analyze results of monthly acquisition activity, as well as the bi-annual awareness drives
  • Develop strategies and tactics to drive member acquisition in the chapter year.
  • Assist with Membership team engagement in posting on the Linkedin Group Page

Projects may include:

  • Working with the Comms team to develop recruiting materials, where needed.
  • Encourage and facilitate new member recruitment by board members and volunteers
  • Assist, if needed, in the recruitment of companies for AMA group membership
  • Assist, if needed, in member retention efforts

Commitment

  • 3-5 hours per week.
  • Attend, and lead when appropriate, monthly team meetings
  • Attend quarterly Meet & Greet orientation events, and other team programs
  • Collaborate with other chapter teams as needed

Requirements

  • Active AMA Triangle member
  • A minimum of five years of overall marketing experience with a focus on recruitment, program management, direct marketing, or business development, is required.
  • A minimum of two years of leadership experience and one-year chapter volunteer experience are preferred.
  • Experience with communications technology including email platforms, website CMS and social media, preferred
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally – coordinating initiatives across the AMA Board and chapter

It’s the members of AMA Triangle that have helped the chapter become the premier marketing association in the region. Join the Membership Committee to convert members to volunteers so they can build valuable skills, network with fellow marketing professionals, and maximize the value of their membership.

Description: The Director of Membership Operations and Orientation is responsible for managing all aspects of 4 quarterly Meet & Greet events. These events introduce new members to the key aspects of membership and associated opportunities available to them through the AMA Triangle chapter.

Reports to: VP of Membership

Responsibilities of Role:

  • Work with VP, Membership to engage new members and encourage them to become involved in AMA Triangle
  • Responsible for planning 3-4 quarterly virtual Meet & Greet events for new members to familiarize them with AMA resources, programming, volunteer opportunities, Ally program, etc.
  • Work with select volunteers from each AMA Triangle committee to present at each virtual event
  • Collaborate with the Communications team to develop social media and email marketing materials to promote each event to new members

Time commitment is 10-15 hours/month.

Communications is the hub of the AMA Triangle chapter – nearly everything the chapter does goes through communications. 

  • Coordinate with VP of Internal Communications and other AMA Triangle volunteer teams to develop and maintain email calendar.
  • Using source materials such as the AMA Triangle website and Communications Briefs supplied by other volunteer teams, develop content for emails.
  • Create and schedule email communications in iContact in accordance with the email calendar.
  • Monitor and document campaign results (open rate, clickthrough rate, etc.).
  • Attend Communications Committee meetings and conference calls.

Qualifications:

  •   Active AMA Triangle member (required) 
  •   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  •   Ability to work cross-functionally, coordinating across a large, dynamic organization with multiple board members and committees 

The Website Manager, reporting to the VP of External Communications, is responsible for the chapter’s website and leads the execution of updating the website in the various areas. 

Responsibilities 

  • Execute website strategy as outlined in Chapter Plan
  • Manage general website updates and change requests from Executive Leadership Team and VPs
  • Conduct website audits
  • Support Programming Committee’s efforts to promote monthly luncheons and events
  • Manage job board
  • Continually generate ideas for website improvements, working with website sponsor to handle these requests
  • Explore ways to increase reach and engagement of AMA Triangle website through enhancements and value-added content
  • Maintain the image of the Chapter, including the logo, publication design, stationery and letterhead, communication standards, etc.
  • Assist Communications team members with their responsibilities as needed.

Qualifications:

  •   Active AMA Triangle member (required) 
  •   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  •   Ability to work cross-functionally, coordinating across a large, dynamic organization with multiple board members and committees 

It’s the members of AMA Triangle have helped the chapter become the premier marketing association in the Triangle and Gold Chapter of the Year out of 75 chapters! Join the Membership Committee to recruit new AMA members and the chapter leaders of the future.

If you enjoy community engagement, content marketing and recruitment, this volunteer role is for you! The YP Meetup Manager supports the VP of Membership while coordinating between Communications, Programming, and other teams.

The focus of this role is to manage our AMA Triangle YP Quarterly Meetup. 

Reports to: VP of Membership

Duties include:

  1. Positively impact member retention amongst YP members via segment-specific program that caters specifically to the interests of YP’s, both educational and social.
  2. Working with VP of Membership, prepare an annual budget for YP Meetup events (quarterly).
  3. Schedule and coordinate planning of quarterly YP Meetups-either virtual or in-person based on feedback from active YP members. Post dates to chapter events calendar
  4. Recruit new YP members to attend events and Slack YP channel
  5. Manage YP Slack channel, including inviting new YP’s, monitoring activity to align with platform guidelines and by encouraging  channel engagement
  6. Curate and share content relevant to the chapter’s YP’s via Slack YP channel. 

If you are looking to gain experience managing a special interest group and enjoy encouraging member engagement and relationships, this volunteer role is for you!

Qualifications:

  •   Active AMA Triangle member (required) 
  •   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  •   Ability to work cross-functionally, coordinating across a large, dynamic organization with multiple board members and committees 

Description: The Managing Editor, AMA Voices assists the VPs of Communications by facilitating the promotion of AMA Voices content and recruiting content creators for the blog.

Reports to: VP/AVP of Communications

Core Responsibilities :

  • Work closely with the AMA Triangle team to recruit content creators and support the publication of original content for AMA Voices.
  • Coordinate with their assigned team to identify opportunities to support that team’s efforts to incorporate DEI principles.
  • Solicit AMA Triangle members and community partners to partake in the creation and publication of original content for AMA Voices.
  • Cultivate new writers and thought leaders to submit posts for the blog.
  • Manage an editorial calendar taking into account celebratory holidays and months.
  • Periodically review progress of other AMAT functions and make recommendations on opportunities to strengthen the quality of content for AMA Voices.
  • In collaboration with other AMAT committees, recommend policy and practice development within the chapter as part of a strategic planning process.
  • Support recruitment strategy with (but not exclusive to) LGBTQIA, BIPOC, people with disabilities, and other underrepresented groups.
  • Act as an inclusive thought leader and brand advocate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  •   Active AMA Triangle member (required) 
  •   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  •   Ability to work cross-functionally, coordinating across a large, dynamic organization with multiple board members and committees 

Communications is the hub of the AMA Triangle chapter – nearly everything the chapter does goes through communications. It is vital that the Communications Team provides consistency, accountability and cohesiveness for our chapter to maintain its top national ranking! 

Description: The AMA Triangle YouTube Moderator is responsible for managing the AMA Triangle YouTube page, uploading video content, and overseeing engagement. They will also review, manage and process user-submitted content for the AMA Voices community forum page.

Reports to: Director of Social Media

Core Responsibilities Include:

  1. Upload new video content to the AMA Triangle YouTube account and ensure the title and description fields are complete and accurate. Ensure there are captions with videos, as appropriate.
  2. Moderate comments and engagement as appropriate.
  3. Review, manage and process user-submitted content for the AMA Voices community forum page, uploading content to YouTube using the established processes.
  4. Work closely with the AMA Voices Content Moderator to ensure all content is uploaded and published in the proper format and adheres to all guidelines set forth by the AMA Voices team.

Qualifications:

  •   Active AMA Triangle member (required) 
  •   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  •   Ability to work cross-functionally, coordinating across a large, dynamic organization with multiple board members and committees 

Commitment:

  • July 2020 – June 2021
  • <10 hours a month

Qualifications:

  • Active AMA Triangle member (required) 
  • Experience with Basecamp preferred 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Ability to work cross-functionally, coordinating across a large, dynamic organization with multiple board members and committees 

If you are looking to gain experience in managing a social media account and enjoy video production and cross-team collaboration this volunteer role is for you!

Communications is the hub of the AMA Triangle chapter – nearly everything the chapter goes through communications. It is vital that the Communications Team provides consistency, accountability, and cohesiveness for our #1 AMA Chapter in the nation!

The PPC Manager will lead the charge on all paid search campaigns, managing campaign set up, optimizations, and reporting. This role will ensure campaigns meet Google compliance requirements and spending constraints.

This position will report to the VP of External Communications for the AMA Triangle and will receive appropriate guidance.

Reports to: VP/AVP of External Communications

Duties include:

  1. Create and launch new campaigns in alignment with AMA Triangle goals
  2. Maintain the AMA Triangle’s Google Ads account and campaigns
  3. Generate ideas for new campaigns, write ad copy, and test
  4. Optimize existing campaigns and ad groups
  5. Conduct keyword research 
  6. Analyze keyword search volumes to identify new opportunities
  7. Optimize ads for CTR and conversion
  8. Use analytics to ensure campaigns are targeting the optimum demographics
  9. Create reports on campaign success and report progress, success/learnings to AVP of Communications
  10. Help develop strategies to drive online traffic to the organization website
  11. Partner with Director of Analytics to ensure goals are defined and accurately tracking/measuring through Google Analytics

Desired Skills:

  1. Experience managing PPC campaigns
  2. Google Ads certification
  3. Google Analytics certification
  4. Up to date knowledge of Google Analytics and various digital marketing software.
  5. Knowledge of Google Ad Grants compliance guidelines

Qualifications:

  •   Active AMA Triangle member (required) 
  •   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  •   Ability to work cross-functionally, coordinating across a large, dynamic organization with multiple board members and committees 

Description: AMAimpact focuses on three pillars: donating money, donating time, and donating marketing skills. The AMAimpact Program Coordinator (Marketing Skills) coordinates the marketing skills volunteer placement program for AMA Triangle.  

Core Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with the Director of AMAimpact to develop the marketing skills volunteer placement program for AMA Triangle
  • Assist with developing communications materials and campaigns to promote the marketing skills program to AMA Triangle members and to local marketing professionals to get them to donate their marketing expertise to local nonprofit organizations
  • Assist with volunteer events day-of as needed to include problem solving and communication with organization staff
  • Attend bi-weekly AMAImpact team meetings 
  • Administrative duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  •   Active AMA Triangle member (required) 
  •   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  •   Ability to work cross-functionally, coordinating across a large, dynamic organization with multiple board members and committees 

Description:

The Liaison Officer, DEI works most closely with the AVP, DEI. The Liaison Officer assists the DEI team by facilitating alignment and support across all AMAT functions. Each officer will be assigned at least one internal team (e.g. Programming, Membership, Communications, etc.) with which to liaise. 

Core Responsibilities :

  • Work closely with the AVP and DEI team to gain alignment of other AMAT in support of the chapter’s DEI goals.
  • Coordinate with their assigned team to identify opportunities to support that team’s efforts to incorporate DEI principles.
  • Periodically review progress of other AMAT functions towards the chapter’s DEI goals and make recommendations on opportunities to strengthen those efforts.
  • In collaboration with other AMAT committees, recommend policy and practice development within the chapter as part of a strategic planning process.
  • In alignment of the Director of DEI, support recruitment strategy with (but not exclusive to) LGBTQIA, BIPOC, people with disabilities, and other underrepresented groups.
  • Act as a DEI thought leader and brand advocate.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  •   Active AMA Triangle member (required) 
  •   Experience with Basecamp preferred 
  •   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  •   Ability to work cross-functionally, coordinating across a large, dynamic organization with multiple board members and committees 

YES! Even if there is not a role listed that fits you at the moment, our team is always looking for volunteers. Seriously — that is part of the magic of this community. Whether you want to learn a new skill or contribute on something you’re a pro at, we’ll find a place for you. Our volunteer matchmakers love making this happen + are excited to hear from you! Just fill out the form below and we’ll make some magic happen.

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