The Great Lakes Chapter is always looking for members who want to be more involved with the chapter. This is a great way to support the growth of the chapter and earn valuable PDUs for re-certification. We are currently in need of volunteers for a number of committee projects in progress. In an effort to match your interests and skills with the Chapter's needs, we need some information from you. If you are interested in helping out on one of our committee projects, please fill out the Chapter Volunteer Information Form and send it to our Director of Volunteer Program  and you will be put in touch with the committee chair.

Thank you for your interest in the GLC!

 

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Twitter Manager

Job Posting: May 18, 2020

Reports to: Director of Social Media

Role: Responsible for implementing, optimizing, moderating and maintaining the chapter Twitter account in line with the chapter’s social media policy, communication/marketing plan, and PMI’s Social Media Guidelines and brand standards for chapters.

Responsibilities include:

  • Follow the chapter’s social media strategy and social media policy
  • Ensure compliance with PMI’s Social Media Guidelines and brand standards for chapters
  • Provide leadership to other committees on the most effective methods of using the chapter social media presence for their needs
  • Stay abreast of social media trends and technology and advise the chapter if and how to leverage them
  • Learn about tools and applications that can enhance and/or automate social media activities

    Content creation as necessary, including tweets, pictures, infographics, videos, multimedia

    Curate content, finding and sharing information of interest to the chapter’s audience while respecting copyright laws
  • Respond to social media comments, concerns, and complaints in a professional manner
  • Advise on the best way to integrate social media in the chapter’s website, marketing campaigns and content publishing
  • Create and manage social media campaigns tailored to the specific needs of the chapter
  • Elevate the profile of the project management profession by disseminating PMI’s thought leadership and research to a regional audience

Qualifications:

  • Member in good standing with PMI.org and PMIGLC.org.
  • One-year minimum role term length.
  • Submit your resume, bio, and headshot along with your volunteer application.
  • Previous PMIGLC volunteer experience is preferred.

Contact Information:

Kent Potts, director.volunteermangement@pmiglc.net

One-day Gig

Job Posting: Jan. 23, 2019

Description

  • One-Day volunteer support roles with PMIGLC are available, as-required, and on a FCFS basis based on project headcount needs.  In addition to the event one-day, the project team will likely have planning meetings leading up to the event that you will be required to call-in to.  If you'd like to be considered for a One-Day Volunteer Gig like Symposium, PDD, or another event, please complete a volunteer application and indicate that role.
  • Keep in-mind that PMIGLC has many full-year volunteer roles that require no more than an hour per week time committment to fulfill.  However, sometimes work schedules and life demands inhibit a year-long volunteer role for a brief period of time. 

Contact Information

Kent Potts, director.volunteermangement@pmiglc.net

Manager, Symposium

 

Role Description

●       Member in good standing with PMI & PMIGLC

●       Time requirements are roughly 3 hours per week.  Time requirements rise and lower as event dates near.

●       Follow the lead of the Director, Symposium.

●       Promote the project management profession through the planning and coordination of special events, as identified by the chapter board, designed to enhance and expand the skills and knowledge of project managers

●       Incorporate feedback, suggestions and recommendations as necessary to enhance effectiveness and value delivered to the audience and chapter as they relate to the logistics of events/programs

●       Responsible for coordinating all activities for the Spring Symposium.  Also involved with planning and executing Professional Development Day, and any seminars that the PMIGLC chapter initiates throughout the year.

●       Attend regular monthly meetings, bi-weekly PD conference calls, and specific event conference calls

●       Work closely with Directors to Identify, Plan, Execute, Monitor & Control, and Close all tasks related to each event

 

Non-inclusive list of activities:

●       Develop a schedule for accomplishing all the tasks for the event

●       Coordinate all efforts in sync with the theme established by the BoD

●       Develop an agenda for the event

●       Plan for food for the event

●       Identify all Event-Day volunteer positions needed

●       Coordinate with the VP of Marketing to market the event

●      Coordinate with the VP of Communications for publishing the event

●      Coordinate with the Director Volunteers to obtain sufficient Event-Day volunteers for each event

Provide information to members and nonmembers on events when solicited

 

Contact Information

Kent Potts, director.volunteermangement@pmiglc.net