Volunteer with the American Marketing Association Phoenix

AMA Phoenix Chapter is always looking for talented volunteers to help our organization continue to be the premiere professional association for marketers in Arizona.

Volunteer Job Descriptions

Hospitality Volunteer – 2024 Spectrum Awards

AMA Phoenix is looking for an Events professional with an interest in joining the Board as a Volunteer. This position requires approximately (6-8) hours a month June-December, and approximately (16) hours per month January-May, and will be reporting to the President-Elect. The Spectrum Awards Hospitality Volunteer will be responsible for venue, decor, catering, av, and registration.

Expectations and Duties:

  • Assist in the selection and management of the venue, decor, and catering.
  • Will be responsible for managing the selected vendors. 
  • Will ensure that the event stays within budget.
  • Assists in the management and testing of audio and visual setup.
  • Oversee attendee registration – maintains accurate headcount, attendance lists, etc.
  • Include or inform the President-Elect of all significant changes in area of responsibility.
  • Attend all Spectrum Awards committee meetings.

Requirements:

  • Background in event management (1-2 years)
  • Excellent time management skills – will need to keep track of project timelines and vendor follow-up.
  • Has the flexibility to follow up with quick turnarounds/deadlines
  • Proficient with G-Suite, Click-Up (Slack preferred)
  • Must attend the Spectrum Awards ceremony – can help to set up, tear down, etc. 

If you want to join a great organization and gain some experience in the non-profit space, join AMA as a volunteer! We host networking events and have opportunities to grow within the organization. Apply now and our Director of Volunteers will be in touch with you soon!

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AMA Phoenix is committed to creating an environment that is diverse, inclusive, and equitable where all volunteers, partners, vendors, and board members are treated with respect and dignity.

We are an organization that celebrates the rich diversity of the Phoenix metropolitan region. We will not tolerate discrimination, biases, harassment, or bullying of any kind. Regardless of race, socio-economic status, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, gender, or marital status, we are an organization that celebrates the richness of our community.

Spectrum Fundraising Activity Manager

AMA Phoenix is looking for (1) Spectrum Fundraising Activity Planner professional with an interest in joining the Board as a Volunteer. This position will require approximately 5 hours a week of your time (20 hour per month), and will be reporting to the VP of Sponsorship, with a dotted line to the Spectrum Chair. The Spectrum Fundraising Activity Planner will be responsible for building and managing a silent auction for our annual Spectrum Awards event in May 2023. This person will be responsible for overseeing donations for the events and managing the event itself day of, in addition to managing any volunteers needed to make this event successful.

Expectations and Duties:

  • Reach out to cold/warm leads to acquire donations for the event
  • Coordinate with the Spectrum Committee to develop fundraising goals and other event objectives
  • Lead all planning and execution of the silent auction and other fundraising events
  • Build and maintain relationships with donors, sponsors, and other stakeholders

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in Events Planning and/or fundraising activities
  • Comfortable with making sales call to acquire donations
  • Ability to work independently within a team environment and to manage and prioritize tasks effectively
  • Comfortable using technology and able to learn new programs/tools quickly. Proficiency in using Google Drive, Microsoft Office, etc. is highly desirable.

If you want to join a great organization and gain some experience in the non-profit space, join AMA as a volunteer! We host networking events and offer numerous opportunities to grow within the organization. Apply now and our Director of Volunteers will be in touch with you soon!

Chair of Membership Acquisition

AMA Phoenix is looking for a Chair of Membership Acquisition with an interest in joining the AMA as a Volunteer. This position requires (8-12)  hours per month of your time, and will be reporting to the VP of Membership. The Chair of Membership Acquisition will be responsible for leading membership recruitment efforts on an individual and group level, developing recruitment plans, and growing the AMA Phoenix chapter’s overall membership.

Expectations and Duties:

  • Lead and execute recruiting efforts to drive member acquisition through the chapter’s various programs.
  • Develops and updates recruitment plans and marketing campaigns in conjunction with AMA membership drives.
  • Recruits companies for AMA group membership.
  • Will manage chapter data including but not limited to prospect lists in conjunction with other Board members as appropriate.
  • Must have working knowledge of MS Office and G-suite
  • Coordinate with other committees and committee members as necessary to achieve organizational goals.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of (2) years overall marketing experience, preferably with a focus on program management, account services, or business development.
  • Must be able to commit 2-4 hours per week ensuring that KPIs are being met.
  • Will be flexible and accommodating to attend (1) monthly committee meetings. Day and time TBD depending on collective availability.

If you want to join a great organization and gain some experience in the non-profit space, join AMA as a volunteer! We host networking events and have opportunities to grow within the organization. Apply now and our VP of Volunteers will be in touch with you soon!

AMA Phoenix is committed to creating an environment that is diverse, inclusive, and equitable where all volunteers, partners, vendors, and board members are treated with respect and dignity.

We are an organization that celebrates the rich diversity of the Phoenix metropolitan region. We will not tolerate discrimination, biases, harassment, or bullying of any kind. Regardless of race, socio-economic status, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, gender, or marital status, we are an organization that celebrates the richness of our community.

Chair of Membership Engagement & Retention

AMA Phoenix is looking for a Chair of Engagement & Retention with an interest in joining the AMA as a Volunteer. This position requires (8-12) hours per month of your time, and will be reporting to the VP of Membership. The Chair of Engagement and Retention will be responsible for leading membership engagement and retention  efforts on a member-to-member basis, developing retention plans, and growing the AMA Phoenix chapter’s overall membership engagement efforts. 

Expectations and Duties:

  • Develops and executes the organization’s membership retention strategy.
  • Develops membership engagement activities and efforts. 
  • Will manage chapter data including but not limited to prospect lists in conjunction with other Board members as appropriate.
  • Follow up on all current member inquiries.
  • Must have working knowledge of MS Office and G-suite.
  • Coordinate with other committees and committee members as necessary to achieve organizational goals.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of (2) years overall marketing experience, preferably with a focus on program management, or account/customer service and success.
  • Must be able to commit 2-4 hours per week ensuring that KPIs are being met.
  • Will be flexible and accommodating to attend (1) monthly committee meetings. Day and time TBD depending on collective availability.

If you want to join a great organization and gain some experience in the non-profit space, join AMA as a volunteer! We host networking events and have opportunities to grow within the organization. Apply now and our VP of Volunteers will be in touch with you soon!

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AMA Phoenix is committed to creating an environment that is diverse, inclusive, and equitable where all volunteers, partners, vendors, and board members are treated with respect and dignity.

We are an organization that celebrates the rich diversity of the Phoenix metropolitan region. We will not tolerate discrimination, biases, harassment, or bullying of any kind. Regardless of race, socio-economic status, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, gender, or marital status, we are an organization that celebrates the richness of our community.

Membership Coordinator

AMA Phoenix is looking for a Membership Coordinator with an interest in joining the Board as a Volunteer. This position only requires approximately (4) hours per month of your time, and will be reporting to the VP of Membership. The Membership Coordinator will be responsible for assisting the Membership Director(s) and VP with new membership activities and retention efforts.

Expectations and Duties

  • Works closely with the VP of Membership and the Membership Directors to develop membership retention events and activities.
  • Assists in the planning and execution of new member events.
  • Must have working knowledge of MS Office and G-suite.
  • Coordinate with other committees and committee members as necessary to achieve organizational goals.

Requirements

  • (2) years of experience in marketing or related field.
  • Must be able to commit (1) hours per week ensuring that KPIs are being met.
  • Will be flexible and accommodating to attend (1) monthly committee meeting. Day and time TBD depending on collective availability.

If you want to join a great organization and and gain some experience in the non-profit space, join AMA as a volunteer! We host networking events and have opportunities to grow within the organization. Apply now and our Director of Volunteers will be in touch with you soon!

VICE PRESIDENT OF PARTNERSHIPS AND SPONSORSHIP

The Vice President of Partnerships & Sponsorship is responsible for identifying Chapter needs that may be supported by corporate partnerships and sponsorship as well as coordinates programs to involve the business community in Chapter affairs.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend all Board meetings
  • Prepare a preliminary budget and submit to the President
  • Secure partnerships/sponsors to support events, including all processes associated with monetary sponsorships, in-kind services and the benefits afforded the chapter

Search for and secure new annual sponsorship needs:

  • Includes revising/creating contract and collecting signed copy from sponsor.
  • Includes gathering high-res jpg. of logo from sponsor and giving to the appropriate individuals.

Search for meeting sponsorships for monthly luncheons:

  • Includes Speaker Sponsors (cash) for relevant programming/speaker partnership
  • Includes Monthly Meeting Sponsors (in-kind) for added value to meeting attendees.
  • Collect logos for monthly meeting sponsors and give to VP Communication for postcard, VP Programs for the meeting PowerPoint, and Design Sponsor for creating ads to be placed in local media (includes specs for the ad)

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.

Send out thank you notes to each sponsor throughout the program year as well as:

  • Develop and update Annual Sponsorship Plan
  • Develop Sponsorship Committee
  • Determine sponsorship levels and benefits for strategic partners and sponsorships
  • Identify Chapter needs that may be supported by corporate partnerships/sponsorship and coordinate programs to involve the business community in Chapter affairs
  • Develop, update, and maintain all materials necessary to support recruitment of partners and sponsors
  • Develop prospect lists for both cash sponsorships and in-kind services with the assistance of committee members
  • Complete calls for the purpose of obtaining strategic partnerships and sponsorships
  • Ensure partners/sponsors receive benefits in a timely manner
  • Keep accurate records of all donations and in-kind support and report activity monthly to the Treasurer
  • Work closely with VPs of Programming and Membership to find sponsorships for events
  • Responsible for measuring sponsorship dollars and in-kind donations generated

Requirements:

  • Active chapter AMA membership (required)
  • Degree in marketing, advertising, communications or related professional experience
  • Sales and marketing background
  • Successful track record of building and leading a team
  • Ability to coordinate the diverse efforts of the organization for successful development
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Successful track record of building, motivating and managing a committee.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally, coordinating across a large, dynamic organization with multiple board members and committees.
  • Ability to attend 1+ Ama Phoenix events per month, either in-person or virtual
  • Ability to attend monthly board meetings

This position requires approximately 4 hours per week of your time, and will be reporting to the President and President-Elect.

If you want to join a great organization and gain some experience in the non-profit space, join AMA as a volunteer! We host networking events and have opportunities to grow within the organization. Apply now and our Director of Volunteers will be in touch with you soon!

VP of Collegiate Relations

AMA Phoenix is looking for a VP of Collegiate Relations to join the board as a Volunteer. This position will require approximately 1-2 hours a week of your time and will be reporting to the AMA Phoenix President. The VP of Collegiate Relations will be responsible for representing AMA Phoenix to the local student chapters and encouraging membership post-graduation. The VP of Collegiate will act as a mentor to AMA student members and will work cross functionally with other AMA Phoenix committees to provide resources and programming to the student chapters.

Expectations and Duties

  • Develops and takes ownership of the collegiate plan, budget, and metrics reporting
  • Communicates with collegiate leadership to ensure collegiate members understand the benefits of AMA Phoenix membership in conjunction with their collegiate membership
  • Encourages collegiate participation in AMA Phoenix events and programming. Tracks student participation in the chapter.
  • Communicates to non-AMA colleges on the benefits of starting a collegiate program and helps execute the new program(s) and connects them with appropriate Support Center resources and contacts
  • Continually works to recruit and retain students’ post-college to continue with an AMA membership. Working with the Membership committee when applicable.
  • Creates and organizes collegiate programming during the board year
  • Develop mentorship program for AMA Student Chapters
  • Work with the Faculty Advisors to ensure Student Chapters have the necessary resources.

Requirements

  • Must be a current AMA Phoenix member, or be willing to obtain membership
  • Degree in marketing, advertising, communications or related professional experience preferred
  • 7+ years of experience on Marketing
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally, coordinating across a large, dynamic organization with multiple board members and committees
  • Ability to attend monthly board meetings and weekly/bi-weekly committee meetings

If you want to join a great organization and gain some experience in the non-profit space, join AMA as a volunteer! We host networking events and have opportunities to grow within the organization. Apply now and our Director of Volunteers will be in touch with you soon!

Graphic Design Volunteer

AMA Phoenix is looking for a Graphic Design professional with an interest in joining the Communications Committee as a Volunteer. This position only requires 4-6 hours per month of your time, and will be reporting to the Director of Brand. The Graphic Designer  will be responsible for developing and designing graphics for social media, web pages, and other marketing materials as needed. 

Expectations and Duties:

  • Develops graphics to promote monthly programming, to be used on the AMA Phoenix website, Eventbrite, social media sites, and in email marketing.
  • Follows the AMA Style Guide
  • Routinely communicates with Communications committee members about timelines and availability
  • Works closely with the Director of Brand to ensure all designs adhere to overall AMA guidelines and are in-line with AMA Phoenix’s messaging
  • Works cross functionally with other committees creating graphics as needed for various event promotions, webinars, etc. 

Requirements:

  • A background in graphic design, with a portfolio or work samples that you can present for consideration
  • Proficiency working with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and WordPress
  • Experience working with Print vendor and preparing files for print
  • Weekday availability is essential – project deadlines may fall on any day of the week
  • Must already be a member of AMA Phoenix or are able to procure membership prior to joining
  • Ability to attend regular committee meetings
  • Exceptional communication and attention to detail

If you want to join a great organization and gain some experience in the non-profit space, join AMA as a volunteer! 

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AMA Phoenix is committed to creating an environment that is diverse, inclusive, and equitable where all volunteers, partners, vendors, and board members are treated with respect and dignity.

We are an organization that celebrates the rich diversity of the Phoenix metropolitan region. We will not tolerate discrimination, biases, harassment, or bullying of any kind. Regardless of race, socio-economic status, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, gender, or marital status, we are an organization that celebrates the richness of our community.

Chair of Volunteer Recruitment

AMA Phoenix is looking for a Chair of Volunteer Recruitment to join the Volunteers & Career Development committee for the 2023-2024 board year. This position requires 2 to 3 hours a week of your time, and will be reporting to the VP of Volunteers and Career Development. The Director of Volunteer Recruitment will be responsible for interviewing potential volunteers and developing volunteer descriptions with committee VP’s as needed.

Expectations and Duties:

  • Screen all Volunteer applications from the AMA Phoenix website
  • Set up 30-minute (max) screening calls with potential volunteers
  • Makes recommendations to committee VPs and coordinates follow-up interviews
  • Provides onboarding resources to all incoming volunteers
  • Meets with committee VP’s and executive leadership to develop high-priority volunteer descriptions
  • Meets monthly with Volunteer & Career Development committee members to report on volunteer activities

Requirements:

  • Has experience conducting high-level interviews either in a recruitment or middle-management capacity
  • Is available to take interview & onboarding meetings as needed during weekdays with potential and confirmed volunteers
  • Must already be a member of AMA Phoenix or are able to procure membership prior to joining
  • Ability to attend regular committee meetings
  • Communication skills, both written and verbal

If you want to join a great organization and gain some experience in the non-profit space, join AMA as a volunteer! We host networking events and have opportunities to grow within the organization. Apply now and our Director of Volunteers will be in touch with you soon!

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AMA Phoenix is committed to creating an environment that is diverse, inclusive, and equitable where all volunteers, partners, vendors, and board members are treated with respect and dignity.

We are an organization that celebrates the rich diversity of the Phoenix metropolitan region. We will not tolerate discrimination, biases, harassment, or bullying of any kind. Regardless of race, socio-economic status, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, gender, or marital status, we are an organization that celebrates the richness of our community.

Apply to Volunteer with AMA Phoenix Today!

If you want to join a great organization and gain some experience in the non-profit space, become an AMA Phoenix volunteer! We host regular events and have opportunities to grow within our organization. Apply now and our Director of Volunteers will be in touch with you very soon!

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