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Board Member, Director of Development & Partnerships

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ORGANIZATION: ACCELERATOR MEDIA

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Company Description

Accelerator Media is a nonprofit educational media organization dedicated to inspiring the next generation of STEM leaders. Our vision is to be a source of inspiration for individuals aspiring to solve the world's greatest challenges. Our mission is to provide engaging digital content that stimulates curiosity about STEM fields for students, professionals, and lifelong learners. Through projects like STEM Pathways, we aim to raise awareness of STEM occupations by showcasing organizations addressing global challenges and highlighting diverse STEM careers.

Role Description

This is a volunteer remote role for a Board of Directors Member, Director of Development & Partnerships. We are seeking a highly experienced and connected individual to join our international Board of Directors. As a Board Member, you will play a crucial role in helping us build relationships with government agencies and large organizations in the science, technology, and engineering spaces. Your expertise and connections will enable us to develop strategic relationships with decision-makers in these organizations, furthering our mission to inspire the next generation of STEM leaders. There is no time-commitment requirement, however we ask that you dedicate a reasonable amount of time to this board position. In general, 1-2 hours per week is adequate.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with government agencies and large organizations in the science, technology, and engineering spaces
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for partnerships, collaborations, and sponsorships with these organizations
  • Connect with decision-makers and influencers in these industries to promote our mission and content
  • Provide strategic guidance on our programs and initiatives
  • Participate in regular Board meetings to provide feedback and guidance
  • Collaborate with our team to develop and implement outreach and engagement strategies
  • Represent Accelerator Media at industry events and conferences (occasionally)

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience in a leadership role in government, industry, or a related field
  • Strong connections with government agencies and large organizations in the science, technology, and engineering spaces
  • Proven track record of building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with the nonprofit sector and educational media a plus

What We Offer:

  • The opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the next generation of STEM leaders
  • A chance to work with a talented and dedicated international team of board members
  • Professional development and networking opportunities
  • Recognition as a valued member of our Board of Directors

How to Apply:

If you are a highly experienced and connected individual with a passion for STEM education, please submit your resume through LinkedIn or contact us through our website.

More opportunities with ACCELERATOR MEDIA

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About ACCELERATOR MEDIA

Location:

32023 SE PIPELINE RD, GRESHAM, OR 97080, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to produce engaging educational multimedia content for a global audience. Our goal is to be a source of inspiration to current and future generations by feeding the natural curiosity intrinsic to all humans. We Value: Curiosity Exploration Discovery Centuries Thinking

Description

Our primary focus right now (besides board recruitment) is on launching our first project; the production of STEM Pathways - a career profile video series focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). The purpose of STEM Pathways is to broaden participation in STEM fields by raising awareness of and stimulating interest in a variety of STEM-related occupations while demonstrating the education and training pathways to those occupations.

Our current six-member board is made up of four creatives with a combined 90 years of experience in multimedia production, a senior research scientist specializing in robot perception, and an engineering undergrad attending university in the Middle East .

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Media & Broadcasting
Education & Literacy, Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Development
  • Networking
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • There is no time-commitment requirement, however we ask that you dedicate a reasonable amount of time to this board position. In general, 1-2 hours per week is adequate.
  • Board meetings are held monthly over Google Meet and we use Slack for regular communication.

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