President of the New Orleans Chapter


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


New OrleansNew Orleans, LA 70117

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Women in Comedy is seeking a passionate, independent, bad-ass woman to head up our New Orleans chapter.

Women In Comedy in a nonprofit 501(c) (3) that is headquartered in the Comedy Capital of the U.S. - Chicago. Our work has been featured in ELLE magazine, Full Frontal With Samantha Bee, NY Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, Comcast, and more. We are expanding our outreach to help women all over the country and we need your help!

If you have a passion for leadership, gender parity, love to laugh, and love the idea of empowering women and girls - you will love volunteering with our organization. This is a great resume builder and an exciting experience for the right person.


  • A Leader

  • Independent

  • A team-player

  • Responsive

  • Reliable

  • Outgoing

  • Committed and Passionate about empowering women

  • Comedy enthusiast who is fun to work with

We want to hear from you!


As a leader in our organization, your vital role as President of the New Orleans Chapter will be to carry out our mission statement to empower, connect, and advocate for women and girls seeking paid careers in comedy. The President is the head planner and recruiter for our 3 key events each year (put on in sister cities across the nation in Feb, July, and Dec).

If you are an upbeat, hard-working, and reliable individual with a passion for planning and uplifting women then you will love this role as Chapter President of New Orleans.


  • Will create a chapter in New Orleans and put on 2 to 3 events a year with support from our headquarters in Chicago

    • this role is a 1-year min commitment and is responsible for finding its replacement at the end of 2017

  • Responsible for recruiting 3 other part time volunteers to your chapter board to help with your chapter and meet for bi- monthly meetings (Recommended 2-3 other passionate people on your chapter board)

  • Coordinating event details as delegated by the Executive director of Women in Comedy (Chicago) including logistics, spreadsheets, phone calls, emails, on-site visits, etc.

  • Phone calls, emails, and outreach to build a network

  • 10 hrs of estimated volunteer work per week

    • commitment estimate is based on quality completion of tasks; workload can be lessened by recruiting a committed and reliable team


  • Has access to a computer, internet, and smart phone

  • Has reliable transportation

  • Lives within 30 min of New Orleans

  • Knowledge of online platforms such as google drive and generally tech savvy


  • Get to lead a chapter and have autonomy with whom you chose to fill your executive board

  • Help women in comedy

  • Meet and network with fascinating people

  • Gain skills in Leadership, Event Planning, HR, and Project Management

  • We always hire from within from our pool of dedicated volunteers

  • You get to be part of an entertaining, exciting, and unique community

Start date Feb 1st, 2017


  • Networking
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Management

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 20 hrs a week for 1 year

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