Board Nominations

AMA Minnesota is seeking nominations for individuals to serve on the Board of Directors. If you are interested in getting more involved with the local marketing community, we encourage you to fill out the application and submit it with a copy of your resume via email to office@amaminnesota.org. A nomination committee will carefully consider each application.

Board terms are two years. Anyone elected to the board must be (or become) a member of AMA. Channel your passion and serve on the AMA Minnesota Board of Directors. Board members:

  • Influence the direction of AMA MN
  • Acquire new leadership skills
  • Network with other marketing professionals

Applications are currently being accepted for the following positions:

VP of Programming

The VP of Programs, reporting to the President, is responsible for developing, implementing and executing the chapter's overall monthly program strategy aligning with the budget, as well as managing and leading a committee to implement all programs and special events.

Duties: 

•    Develops and implements chapter monthly program plan and budget.
•    Plans monthly programs including recruiting speakers and all details to ensure a successful program.
•    Recruits and interfaces with monthly speakers, who are required to be senior marketing leaders with a particular expertise, to ensure successful programs.
•    Manages programs committee, as well as recruiting volunteers, to ensure all logistics are handled according to best practices in event planning to ensure successful programs. 
•    Works collaboratively with VP of Sponsorship (or committee designee) on program sponsorship needs, as well as ensuring companies sponsoring program are supported with items detailed in their agreement.
•    Collaborates with VP of Communications and VP of Membership to ensure all program communications are delivered and executed.
•    Negotiates with all vendors to ensure the organization is paying competitive, group or non-profit rates.
•    In conjunction with other teams, optimally positions and promotes event to ensure organization meets attendance and financial goals.
•    Creates a succession plan for VP position, as well as any other programs documentation.
•    Keeps President and President-Elect informed on programs and any other necessary committee updates.
•    Monitors and tracks committee budget.

Assumes the following responsibilities during the program year:

•    Attends chapter programs and events.
•    Attends monthly board meetings.
•    Oversees volunteer committee who assists with function of programming.
•    Provides monthly board report and dashboard numbers to President-Elect before each board meeting.

Preferred Qualifications:

•    Active chapter membership (required).
•    Degree in marketing, advertising, communications or related professional experience.
•    Experience negotiating and implementing high profile events.
•    Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
•    Successful track record of building, motivating and managing a committee.
•    Ability to work cross-functionally, coordinating across a large, dynamic organization with multiple board members and committees.

AVP of Programming

The AVP of Programming assists the VP of Programming, and is responsible for developing, implementing and executing the chapter's overall monthly program strategy aligning with the budget.

•    Plans monthly programs including recruiting speakers and all details to ensure a successful program.
•    Recruits and interfaces with monthly speakers, who are required to be senior marketing leaders with a particular expertise, to ensure successful programs.
•    Manages programs committee, as well as recruiting volunteers, to ensure all logistics are handled according to best practices in event planning to ensure successful programs. Specifics of event: must be locked in a minimum of 60 days in advance (venue in place; announcement finalized, on website and turned over to Communications Committee).
•    Works collaboratively with VP of Sponsorship (or committee designee) on program sponsorship needs, as well as ensuring companies sponsoring program are supported with items detailed in their agreement.
•    Collaborates with VP of Communications and VP of Membership to ensure all program communications are delivered and executed according to communications and programs timeline and ensure events are widely publicized through all channels.
•    Negotiates with all vendors to ensure the organization is paying competitive, group or non-profit rates.
•    In conjunction with other teams, optimally positions and promotes event to ensure organization meets attendance and financial goals.
•    Keeps President and President-Elect informed on programs and any other necessary committee updates.
•    Monitors and tracks committee budget.

For more information feel free to connect with any of the current board members.