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Director Events

The Director Events is responsible for coordinating and supporting events management for the Board. This role requires approximately 4-5 hours per month (plus additional time leading up to the keynote event) and attendance at board meetings.

Responsibilities

  • Develop events strategy and calendar for the year
  • with President and/or Vice President, liaise with corporate members and sponsors to ensure input into the events program
  • working with other Board Members to help them plan and coordinate membership events, including: 
    • project management for major events proactively seeking speakers and topicscoordinate or write the promotional piece and activities for each event (pre and post)report on profitability and value of each event
  • lead event logistics for midweek mingles, including venue, numbers, catering, etc
  • oversee project management for the annual keynote event
  • manage IABC branding collateral, including banners
  • oversee Eventbrite ticketing platform, including setting up events, monitoring registration numbers and downloading reports.

Skill requirements

  • Event management skills
  • Collaboration
  • Project management or strong organisation skills

Professional development opportunity

This position offers the opportunity to work with a team of fellow communications professionals to manage the chapter events, one of the key ways we engage our members and extended industry community. In addition, you will have the opportunity to run events yourself and lead a broader team.

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