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Sun Apr 15, 2018 - Wed May 01, 2019


Chicago Metro AreaChicago, IL 60614



The National Director Of Events is a volunteer role that reports directly to the board and CEO of Women In Comedy. Along with a group of their peers, this role is responsible to oversee the implementation of 3 successful live events in all chapter cities over the course of one year. The goal of these events is to bring funny women together in order to empower, connect, and advocate for them.


  • Self motivated
  • Able to motivate and inspire others
  • Queen/King of getting sh*t done
  • Goal Setter and Achiever
  • Independent
  • Organized
  • Expert in google drive
  • Ability to delegate to large groups of people
  • Chief Operating and Logistics Officer of national events
  • Chief Budget approver for National events
  • Chief Graphic Design/Marketing Material Approver for National Events
  • Chief Document/Data creator and updater
  • Great people skills
  • Expert communicator and Liaison between chapter cities
  • Ability to hold chapter cities accountable in a kind but firm way


  • Responsible for maintaining accountable chapter cities of passionate volunteers while implementing timelines for 3 key events across all chapter cities
  • Responsible for hosting and running weekly national virtual calls with all chapter cities
  • Responsible for document creation/maintenance, event timelines, setting deadlines, and assigning tasks for each role in each city to ensure the successful implementation of events
  • Responsible for creating a Chapter City online and real life welcome pack complete with documents, approved marketing materials/graphics (including business cards, banners, and more) for each city and distributing
  • Responsible for ensuring the uniformity of events across all cities
  • Responsible for communicating and approving clear budgets, guidelines, and fundraising goals for each city and holding them accountable as they implement their events
  • Responsible for communicating any conflicts within chapter cities to national
  • Responsible for checking in with assigned tasks of chapter cities weekly
  • Prepares and sends out weekly agendas to all chapter cities 48 hrs prior to virtual meetings
  • Delegates/recruits a volunteer assistant as needed
  • Helps recruit replacement volunteers for the next year’s roles


This volunteer role consistently contributes 10 hrs per week of volunteer time. This number of hours may fluctuate and be higher the week prior to the live event.

  • 1-2 hrs per week virtual weekly meetings with all chapter cities
  • 3-4 hrs per week with check-ins/agenda and document preparation
  • 3-4 hrs per week independently completing necessary tasks within required deadlines


  • Help execute 3 successful events across all chapter cities in tandem with headquarters utilizing all Women In Comedy documents, timelines, and assignments.
  • Set the schedules for all events in the season
  • Create and improve upon any necessary documents, timelines, and deadlines for all events.
  • Provide and hold accountable each city for any necessary legal filings for each city’s chapter to operate (VP of each city is responsible)
  • File all annual financial reports and feedback forms and send reports to info@womenincomedy.org
  • Host an initial orientation for all chapter cities and their committees.


  • Order and send proper marketing materials to each city 3 weeks prior to their event
  • Create documents and web page with links for each event/city
  • Request feedback from all volunteer members at the end of each event
  • Create one page feedback reports upon completion of events to info@womenincomedy.org
  • Schedule meetings with CEO to brief and discuss post event successes, improvements
  • Update and re-create forms and links as needed implementing feedback from events


  • Event Design & Planning
  • Event Management
  • People Skills
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Management

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • 10 hrs per week

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