Competition Past Committee Manager

Job Description

Committee affiliation: Competition Committee

This position is filled by the volunteer who was the previous Competition Committee Manager. This role involves a low to medium level of effort from August through April. You will receive instructions on how to handle each of these components, and will work with a team to make the event successful. All to-do items are outlined in the Basecamp project plan.

The Past Competition Manager assists the current committee manager with transitioning into the chapter's annual technical documentation competition.

Responsibilities

  • Stand by to give advice to the Competition Committee when needed.
  • Be available to answer questions relating to entries and winners.
  • Assist the current Competition Committee Manager and other managers to help complete tasks, if needed.

Experience and Skills

  • Previous experience as the Competition Committee Manager
  • Familiarity with Facebook and Twitter use
  • Familiarity with LinkedIn and other social media outlets
  • Experience with online project planning and scheduling (the project is planned out using Basecamp)
  • Ability to post status updates to social meda, the website, or to the administrative council.
  • Ability to lead a team and to work on a team
  • Previous experience managing a committee is a plus
  • Good time management
  • Strong communication / interpersonal skills
  • An outgoing and friendly personality
  • Good organizational skills
  • Able to meet deadlines and able to identify and report problems with meeting those deadlines; willing to ask for help when needed

Equipment

  • Computer with reliable Internet access
  • Email address (Google is preferred for working with Google calendar, Basecamp, and other tools)
  • Word processing software
  • HTML / CSS / PHP text editor

Optional items that may be helpful:

  • FAX or scanner
  • Acrobat Pro
  • Adobe PhotoShop
  • Adobe Illustrator

Time Commitment

Approximately 2-3 hours per month between July / August or November through January depending on the schedule for the competition and about 4 hours per month through mid-May.

Contact

If you are interested in serving the chapter as a volunteer, please fill in the Chapter Volunteer Signup Form.

Last modified: September 5, 2021
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