At ChickTech, we believe every girl and woman has the right to fulfill their true potential.
We are dedicated to retaining women in the technology workforce and increasing the number of women and girls pursuing technology-based careers. We facilitate hands-on technology-centric events to empower, support, and increase the confidence of women and girls. Through our events, ChickTech builds community, empowers participants to see themselves as leaders, and provides networking and mentoring opportunities in the rapidly growing high tech industry.
We are looking for a Chapter Communications Director for the local chapter of ChickTech. This volunteer role is responsible for external chapter communications and marketing, with the help of a volunteer team. Your role is to l et the community know all about the great things we’re doing and that we need their support to succeed. This will include encouraging people to come to and volunteer at our events, securing PR opportunities, being active on social media, sending out newsletters, and keeping our web presence updated. You’ll also work with the Chapter Development Director to craft great messages and materials to raise funds.
Our ideal candidate will have:
Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to spot original branding opportunities.
Understanding of social media and web
Experience with mailing campaigns
Ability to work well with others
Management experience a plus
Key responsibilities include:
Build and manage a volunteer communications team
Increase ChickTech brand recognition throughout local community
Drive participation in and knowledge of ChickTech events
Develop and document marketing and communications strategies for the chapter
Oversee implementation of the above marketing strategies, including campaigns, events, digital marketing, and PR
Work closely with the rest of the leadership team to define marketing materials and marketing needs
Manage social media presence to improve social media reputation and recognition
Work with the Chapter Development Director to promote any fundraising events and provide materials to acknowledge and sustain our relationships with donors
Create and maintain newsletters to keep our students, volunteers, and mentors up-to-date with news and events within ChickTech
Ensure website is accurate, up to date, and reflects current chapter activities and needs
Create flyers and other marketing collateral as needed for events and programs
Expected time commitment: 5-10 hours/week, but may vary. We ask that all leadership team members commit to one year of being on the team if possible, although less can be negotiated! Please be honest about your time commitments--while we realize it is difficult to forecast what you may be doing four or five months out, we ask potential leadership team members to try their best to upfront with any conflicts, either work or personal. Thank you for your understanding!
- Social Media / Blogging
- Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- 5-10 hours per week
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