Don’t Sit on the Bench!

Get the most from your AMA membership by getting involved with your organization and serving on a committee. It’s unquestionably best way to make new professional contacts and expand your business network. Whether you’re interested in pitching in on a specific committee or aren’t sure what you’d like to do, contact a the committee chair as detailed below to find out how you can get involved.

For more information or to apply please contact volunteers@amapittsburgh.com.

Open Volunteer Opportunities:

Sponsorship Committee

Manager of Sponsorship Fulfillment/Retention
(8 – 10 hours per month)
Job Description: The Manager of Sponsorship Fulfillment ensures the delivery of promised sponsorship benefits as outlined by sponsorship contract. Seamless delivery is key to the retention of sponsors over time.

Responsibilities

  • Make sure all sponsors are aware of their benefits and reminded of their benefits.
    • Includes reminding them of upcoming events and activities that they will be involved with (are a sponsor for) as well as inviting them to upcoming events.
  • Make sure all annual sponsor logos are positioned where they are supposed to be in respect to the sponsors’ level of donation.
  • Track the statistics of the events and share with sponsors.
  • Send out thank you notes to each sponsor throughout the program year.
  • Assist search for new annual sponsorship needs.

Qualities of a good Manager of Sponsorship Fulfillment volunteer

  • Sales and marketing background (helpful but not required).
  • Highly organized.
  • Can be an entry-level position into AMA Leadership team for highly motivated person.

Event Sponsor Coordinator
The sponsorship committee needs help identifying and securing sponsors for specific events such as the half-day summits and “hot-topic” luncheons. This volunteer would have the opportunity to network with many companies in the Pittsburgh area and help them gain exposure through the chapter.


Communications Committee

Social Media Manager
(4-6 hours per month as social never sleeps)

Manage and grow the AMA Pittsburgh’s footprint across social platforms. Our chapter is looking for a social media manger who can develop an effective social strategy to build the AMA brand for the region’s marketers, providing thought leadership and an open line of communication. We are looking for someone who dreams in 140 characters and does social for a living and want to do more. Candidate would have experience with many social platforms and HootSuite.

Responsibilities

  • Promote chapter and chapter events on social accounts
  • Create strong resource for marketers by developing social accounts as thought leader
  • Provide strong branding through regular postings and interactions across social platforms, with activity every 2-3 days
  • Develop social content to help board and committee members promote events
    • Create invite in Facebook
    • Promote event on LinkedIn and Twitter
    • Create/use hashtag during events
    • Post pictures to social accounts during/after event

Programming Committee

Registration Table Volunteers
We need help registering guests at our events: Special Interest Groups, Summer Mixers, Special Events, Marketer of the Year, Digital Marketing Summit, Boot Camp & Luncheons. The volunteer will have the opportunity to network with marketing and business professionals from the Pittsburgh region.

Programming Agenda Volunteer
This position is a perfect fit for a creative thinker who has knowledge of today’s marketing trends and a growing network of professional colleagues. It involves finding engaging speakers and topics that are relevant to today’s marketing challenges. The volunteer will work directly with the VP of Programming and programming committee. It also involves scheduling and event planning, along with the support of the committee.


Membership Committee

New Member Recruitment
Employ your Marketing skills to drive new member recruitment efforts for the Pittsburgh chapter.

Customer Service Manager
Build interest among members with approaching renewal dates to encourage renewal of AMA membership. Network one-to-one with members and discover what AMA membership
means to them and how the Chapter can address their needs more effectively .

Membership Survey Director
If technology is your thing, help us find out what our chapter is doing well for our membership and what it can improve by creating and implementing member surveys.

New Member Ambassador
All you event planners out there, we need your help to plan, coordinate and execute quarterly events for our new members, providing information and welcoming them to the AMA.

Event Greeters
Bring out your social side and greet all of our members, new members and guests at our events, helping them with any questions they might have on the AMA. Be a friendly face for those that have never been to an AMA event.