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A number of volunteer roles are available, offering you flexibility to fit your needs and availability. Some positions come with one hour or less of commitment per week, and some are remote roles that can primarily be carried out via web or phone.

Plug in to IABC Saskatoon by taking on a small job, or serve as a portfolio manager, or board member.

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IABC CommuniCon Volunteer Assistant

Responsibilities Assist with volunteer recruitment and coordination duties Support the Volunteer Coordinator with ongoing volunteer communications Maintain a database of volunteers and ensure all information is correct and up-to-date Re...

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Responsibilities

  • Assist with volunteer recruitment and coordination duties
  • Support the Volunteer Coordinator with ongoing volunteer communications
  • Maintain a database of volunteers and ensure all information is correct and up-to-date
  • Respond to questions from potential and current volunteers
  • Assist in the development of a volunteer recognition program
  • Assist in creation of volunteer feedback survey, tracking and data analysis
  • Attend meetings as necessary
  • Report any financial requests to Volunteer Coordinator for approval
  • Submit any financial receipts to Volunteer Coordinator for processing using the Expense Form
  • Develop the functions and responsibilities of the Volunteer Assistant role as necessary
  • Other volunteer-related duties as assigned

Time Commitment:  8 – 10 total hours (~1.5 hour per week)

Position type: Volunteer, non-board role, IABC Communicon pre-event role

Term: September 1 – October 27, 2018

Primary reporting relationship: IABC CommuniCon Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteers are the key to the success of the first ever IABC Saskatoon CommuniCon. We have a number of important volunteer positions leading up to and during the conference. As a volunteer, you will receive:

  • FREE All-Access Conference Pass
  • Instagrammable Meal
  • Celeb-Worthy Networking Opportunities
  • Volunteer Shout-Out
  • Another Bullet point for your Resume
  • New Friendships with People Who Understand Your Grammar Peeves
  • And More!

Email hello.saskatoon@iabc.com to apply now!

IABC CommuniCon Sponsorship Assistant

Responsibilities Support the Sponsorship Coordinator with specific sponsorship-related activities Assist the Sponsorship Coordinator with preparing and assembling sponsorship kits Assist with the development of sponsorship recognition mate...

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Responsibilities

  • Support the Sponsorship Coordinator with specific sponsorship-related activities
  • Assist the Sponsorship Coordinator with preparing and assembling sponsorship kits
  • Assist with the development of sponsorship recognition materials, including collected required logos and forms of assigned sponsor(s), and creating sponsorship appreciation gifts
  • Effectively communicate with assigned sponsor(s) to ensure all relevant information is provided and understood, including responding to sponsor questions
  • Maintain a database of sponsors and ensure all information is correct and up-to-date
  • Attend meetings as necessary
  • Report any financial requests to Sponsorship Coordinator for approval
  • Submit any financial receipts to Sponsorship Coordinator for processing using the Expense Form
  • Develop the functions and responsibilities of the Sponsorship Assistant role as necessary
  • Other sponsorship-related duties as assigned

Time Commitment:  8 – 10 total hours (~1.5 hour per week)

Position type: Volunteer, non-board role, IABC Communicon pre-event role

Term: September 1 – October 27, 2018

Primary reporting relationship: IABC CommuniCon Sponsorship Coordinator

Volunteers are the key to the success of the first ever IABC Saskatoon CommuniCon. We have a number of important volunteer positions leading up to and during the conference. As a volunteer, you will receive:

  • FREE All-Access Conference Pass
  • Instagrammable Meal
  • Celeb-Worthy Networking Opportunities
  • Volunteer Shout-Out
  • Another Bullet point for your Resume
  • New Friendships with People Who Understand Your Grammar Peeves
  • And More!

Email hello.saskatoon@iabc.com to apply now!

IABC CommuniCon Communications Assistant

Responsibilities Assist in implementing the IABC CommuniCon marketing plan Assist in developing a content calendar for all marketing channels (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, MailChimp, etc.) Assist in production and proofreadi...

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Responsibilities

  • Assist in implementing the IABC CommuniCon marketing plan
  • Assist in developing a content calendar for all marketing channels (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, MailChimp, etc.)
  • Assist in production and proofreading of marketing materials and literature, such as web content and press releases
  • Assist in evaluating campaigns by tracking and analyzing the results
  • Attend meetings as necessary
  • Report any financial requests to Communications Coordinator for approval
  • Submit any financial receipts to Communications Coordinator for processing using the Expense Form
  • Develop the functions and responsibilities of the Communications Assistant role as necessary
  • Other marketing-related duties as assigned

Time Commitment:  8 – 10 total hours (~1.5 hour per week)

Position type: Volunteer, non-board role, IABC Communicon pre-event role

Term: September 1 – October 27, 2018

Primary reporting relationship: IABC CommuniCon Communications Coordinator

Volunteers are the key to the success of the first ever IABC Saskatoon CommuniCon. We have a number of important volunteer positions leading up to and during the conference. As a volunteer, you will receive:

  • FREE All-Access Conference Pass
  • Instagrammable Meal
  • Celeb-Worthy Networking Opportunities
  • Volunteer Shout-Out
  • Another Bullet point for your Resume
  • New Friendships with People Who Understand Your Grammar Peeves
  • And More!

Email hello.saskatoon@iabc.com to apply now!

IABC CommuniCon Operations Crew

Responsibilities Assist with setup and take-down of conference, and assist with event-day troubleshooting Set up and take down of signs, tables, chairs, etc. before and after conference Serve as room monitor for educational sessions to ens...

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Responsibilities

  • Assist with setup and take-down of conference, and assist with event-day troubleshooting
  • Set up and take down of signs, tables, chairs, etc. before and after conference
  • Serve as room monitor for educational sessions to ensure all equipment is in proper working order, and resolve any logistical issues that may arise
  • Handle multiple activities such as running unexpected errandsAttend pre-event training session
  • Develop the functions and responsibilities of the Operations Crew as necessary
  • Other operations-related duties assigned

Time Commitment:  8 total hours

Position type: Volunteer, non-board role, IABC Communicon pre-event role

Term: October 25, 2018

Primary reporting relationship: IABC CommuniCon Event Coordinator

Volunteers are the key to the success of the first ever IABC Saskatoon CommuniCon. We have a number of important volunteer positions leading up to and during the conference. As a volunteer, you will receive:

  • FREE All-Access Conference Pass
  • Instagrammable Meal
  • Celeb-Worthy Networking Opportunities
  • Volunteer Shout-Out
  • Another Bullet point for your Resume
  • New Friendships with People Who Understand Your Grammar Peeves
  • And More!

Email hello.saskatoon@iabc.com to apply now!

Sponsorship Manager

Position type: Volunteer, non-board role Primary reporting relationship: Director of Finance/Sponsorship Key Responsibilities / Deliverables Assist in developing an annual sponsorship plan aimed at garnering sponsorships in support of IABC...

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Position type: Volunteer, non-board role

Primary reporting relationship: Director of Finance/Sponsorship

Key Responsibilities / Deliverables

  • Assist in developing an annual sponsorship plan aimed at garnering sponsorships in support of IABC, which includes research, objectives (monetary and in-kind needs), tactics, approaches for evaluation and preparing a budget;
  • Develop and monitor signed agreements for every sponsor (in-kind and monetary) that outlines the relationship, payment due date, benefits and cancellation terms;
  • Prepare and maintain an annual sponsorship package for presentation to potential sponsors;
  • Develop a tracking system to ensure that all contract deliverables are timely and complete;
  • Trains successor.

Skills Learned

  • Communication planning
  • Budgeting

Director of Educational Relations

Term: Two years, up to three terms. Key Responsibilities Develop an annual strategic plan aimed at actively student members which includes research, objectives, approaches for evaluation and preparing a budget; Develops and nurtures relat...

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Term: Two years, up to three terms.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop an annual strategic plan aimed at actively student members which includes research,
    objectives, approaches for evaluation and preparing a budget;
  • Develops and nurtures relationships with local post-secondary institutions;
  • Seek student volunteers from local business schools;
  • Collaborate with student board members to create and implement plan to recruit student
    members and prospects;
  • Identify and execute on opportunities to have IABC representation at job fairs or similar events;
  • Celebrate annual winner of IABC Saskatoon Student Award at the U of S;
  • Organize call for IABC Saskatoon Student Award (open competition between U of S
    and SaskPolytech);

    • Includes drafting and revising award criteria;
    • rafting ruberic for grading student award submissions;
    • coordinating award judges;
    • coordinating a celebration event for the successful student winner;
  • Supports student members within the chapter;
  • Train successor.

Key Deliverables

  • Increase number of students attending IABC events;
  • Increase number of student members;
  • Increase number of students who apply for the IABC Saskatoon Student Award.

Skills Learned

  • Networking
  • Event planning
  • Communications planning

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