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Communications Director

The Communications Director is responsible to promote ICF Austin, our members and ICF credentialing, in partnership with the board and their volunteer committees. Coordinating and/or maintaining any chapter communications including presence on the ICF - Greater Austin chapter website, emails to members, coaching community, and social media.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Social media presence; Facebook public and private, Twitter and LinkedIn, with the assistance of ICF Monday Twitter Ambassador email and other innovative engagement such as photos from events, marketing Monday, monthly focus topics
  • Creative ideas to increase engagement of all stakeholder through communication
  • Recommended attend Monthly Chapter meetings and network with members
  • Board Retreat(s): 1 board retreats, typically 4-6 hours of fun, planning, contribution, and celebration
  • Monthly Virtual Board Meeting every second Monday from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Central Time with board report due by the previous Friday on Google Drive

Responsibilities, in partnership with appropriate board members

  • Website Content; page creation, content, updates, event postings (e.g., Programs), design and navigation in conjunction with the board
  • Event posting on Facebook public page as an “event”
  • Chapter Emails to members and contacts, as required and directed by board members
  • Technology supporting communication process to increase efficiency with board and membership communications (e.g. MeisterTask)
  • Support monthly meeting check-in process in conjunction with Treasury (may be more appropriate on Treasury role description)

Process Areas to Expand Impact

  • Assistance on internal board communication processes
  • Takes the lead on communications-related projects such as website update and content creation/management
  • Manage generic email addresses to allow for easy transfer between board member transitions (Go Daddy free email forwarding addresses)

Potential Enhancements for Membership Engagement

  • Collaborate on alternative meeting modalities; tele-conference, webinar, etc.
  • Coordinate monthly value-added content article via social media posting
  • Oversee a newsletter including design, content and frequency and purpose.
  • Coordinate monthly Featured Member article (e.g. Membership driven)
  • Coordination of blog posting from membership (e.g. Membership driven)

Skills Recommended

  • Familiar with or willing to learn Buffer (social media automation)
  • Comfort with or willing to learn Wild Apricot or other similar pre-packaged web delivery software (Wild Apricot Tech support and online tutorials are exceptional)
  • Comfort with Google Drive and Docs
  • Willing to use task management tool: Meistertask
  • Estimated Time Involvement: 10 – 14 hrs/month (varies based on projects and the person's unique passionate commitment)


Apply to Serve on the Board

Qualifications

  • Willingness and ability to complete responsibilities outlined above
  • Must be an ICF Global member and ICF Austin Chapter member in good standing
  • Have a genuine interest in the mission of the organization
  • Time and energy to commit to executing requirements of role

Please make sure you log-in to your ICF Austin account first before you hit the button.

Complete the Board Nomination Form




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