Board Member – Marketing/Events
Generation NOW

Private, Cincinnati, Ohio 45217
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Board Member – Marketing/Events

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The mission of Generation Organization is to provide all young professionals with world-class networking, mentorship, and career training.. As the highest leadership body of the organization and to satisfy its fiduciary duties, the board is responsible for • determining the mission and purposes of the organization • selecting and evaluating the performance of the CEO/ executive director • strategic and organizational planning • ensuring strong fiduciary oversight and financial management • fundraising and resource development • approving and monitoring Generation NOW Organization’s programs and services • enhancing Generation NOW Organization’s public image • assessing its own performance as the governing body of Generation NOW Organization


Each individual board member is expected to • know the organization’s mission, policies, programs, and needs • faithfully read and understand the organization’s financial statements • serve as active advocates and ambassadors for the organization and fully engage in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for Generation NOW Organization to advance its mission • leverage connections, networks, and resources to develop collective action to fully achieve Generation NOW’s mission • give a meaningful personal financial donation • help identify personal connections that can benefit the organization’s fundraising and reputational standing, and can influence public policy • prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in board meetings • participate fully in one or more committees Board Member


BOARD MEMBERS ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO • follow the organization’s bylaws, policies, and board resolutions • sign an annual conflict-of-interest disclosure and update it during the year if necessary, as well as disclose potential conflicts before meetings and actual conflicts during meetings
PositionEvent ChairpersonThe Event Chairperson provides the leadership for the entire event planning process. As the leader, the Chairperson will recruit and motivate committee members and event volunteers and act as the spokesperson for the entire group. The Chairperson will orchestrate the overall production, providing advice when needed and will be prepared to make the final decisions after consulting. Experience, Knowledge and Attitude: •The ideal candidate for volunteer service as an Event Chairperson will be great with people! •The chairperson will be an individual who can motivate others and keep many pots cooking at once without burns or over-boiling? •Good organizational and follow through skills will be an added plus for this position. •This person should have an upbeat, can-do attitude. Specific Job Duties: 1) Oversee the entire event and planning process. 2) Appoint and/or encourages volunteers to take responsibility of certain event components. 3) Provide ongoing motivation for committee members, insuring that work is progressing and enthusiasm is high. 4) Ensure that communication between committee members is active, productive and positive. 5) Coordinate ongoing committee meetings and fosters an environment that encourages creativity and the development of new and exciting ideas. 6) Develop work plan and agenda for the committee to stay on task 7) Act as liaison between the Days of Harvest Committee and Promotions Committee 8) Responsible for making event financial decisions with assistance from Generation NOW 9) Develop leaders from within the committee who may be enlisted to chair the event in future years. 10) Send “thank you” letters or notes to all individuals and businesses providing sponsorship, in-kind donations, volunteers, committee members, etc.
Desired skills
Digital Marketing, Diversity/Inclusion, Event Management*, Marketing*, Social Media*
WhenOnce a Month, plus committee meetings
WhereVirtual Meetings for now
Commitment5 to 7 hours/month
DonationWe require a specific amount of “give or get” for all board members.
RequirementsEvent planning experience
On-boardingIntroduction Meeting Invite to Interview, selection committee approves the new board member, send out acceptance letter, board orientation, and board role training.
Our missionTo invite and inspire diverse Young Professionals to visit, live, experience, and stay in our city long-term.
Children, Education, Life Skills, Social Justice & Equality