BOARD OF DIRECTORS ROLE: VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: United Nations Association, Northern New Jersey Chapter

ABOUT THE BOARD ROLE

The World needs the UN. The UN Needs YOU.

The United Nations Association of the USA, Northern New Jersey Chapter is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to building understanding of and support for the ideals and work of the UN among the American people. Its education, policy and advocacy programs emphasize the importance of cooperation among nations and the need for American leadership at the UN. Through discussions, partnerships, and action-oriented initiatives, UNA-NNJ offers its members a platform for education, advocacy, professional development in international affairs, and the opportunity to volunteer in international service.

The UNA, Northern New Jersey Chapter covers the counties in the northern part of the state which include Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Union, and Warren counties.

Position Overview

We are seeking a dynamic and results-oriented professional to serve as an active and collaborative member of the board of directors. The VP, Marketing and Communications will oversee all aspects of marketing and communication made to the public and the Chapter membership. This includes all online, and social media presence as well as direct communication to the Chapter’s membership. VP Marketing and Communications are encouraged to work alongside the President, Membership and Programming VPs to assist with retention efforts, in addition to highlighting the efforts of the Chapter throughout the year.

Description and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing a marketing plan around membership growth and retention in concert with the Membership Director.
  • Responsible for coordinating all social media activity and exploring new channels of digital marketing for the group.
  • Responsible for marketing plans on upcoming events, including flyers and other marketing materials, and using the EventBrite ticket system to ensure we are reaching the right audience.
  • Use data and feedback from our membership base to determine which United Nations goals we should be focus programming around.

Benefits of serving as Board Member

There are numerous benefits to serving on the UNA-NNJ Board, including:

  • Build your leadership skills.
  • Strengthen your professional network by getting connected to a global network.
  • Develop strong relationships with members from leading organizations in international affairs and key figures from the United Nations systems.
  • Exercise your creative side by planning innovative events.
  • Establish yourself outside of your current workplace and interact with like-minded individuals.

´╗┐Responsibilities and Time Commitment

  • The UNA-NNJ board meets every other month to plan and report on activities for about 1-2 hours on a weekend morning (starting at 10 a.m. or 12:00 p.m.). Meetings are conducted in-person month and generally take place on the first Saturday of the month.
  • Board members are expected to participate, as appropriate, in discussions and decision-making processes that take place by email in between monthly Board meetings.
  • Board Members are expected to attend at least half of the UNA NNJ Chapter events produced by fellow colleagues.
  • Board Members are expected to submit and present reports at monthly Board meetings.
  • Board of Director roles serve a two year term.
  • Board Members are expected to abide by the chapter code of ethics.

Selection/ Nominating Criteria for Board of Director roles: At least one year of volunteer service to our chapter is required for Board of Director roles. Eligible candidates *new* to our chapter are encouraged to apply to chapter BOD roles and, if selected, will be appointed for a temporary one-year term. Upon successful completion of their provisional term, candidates will then be eligible to apply for the three-year term BOD positions.

Important Considerations: this is an unpaid, volunteer position. As we anticipate a high level of interest in this position, please note, we may not be able to respond to all applicants.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter describing how your qualifications suit this position and why you are interested in serving in this role, a current resume, and the contact information for three references. Note: One or more of your reference (s) must be a current UNA Northern New Jersey Chapter member in good standing.

Please submit the entire application to elections@unausannj.org and include "Vice President of Marketing & Communications" in the subject line.

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UNA Northern New Jersey Chapter is committed to inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply.

UNA Northern New Jersey Chapter provides equal opportunity to all volunteers and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.laws.

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