eBlast Content Manager

Description

The website is the primary source of information for the chapter members, however, certain time-sensitive information is pushed through eBlast. eBlasts are known to have a significant impact on ticket sales for Events and on recruitment for training classes. The Chapter uses a bulk-mailing service to reach its members in the form of an attractively-formatted email.

Every week a team member is the designated editor and publisher, they are accountable for the update and edition of the week’s eBlast. There is also a designated proof-reader, responsible for a detailed revision of the eBlast contents and formatting before publishing.

Requirements

  • An eye for the details and patience to look for them.
  • Work with fellow eBlast team members, share ideas, develop and document processes to improve the effectiveness of eBlasts.
  • Learn how to use the tools so that you are knowledgeable enough to take your turn in leading the publication process.
  • Coordinate your personal schedule so that the deadlines are strictly followed.
  • Be a self-starter who initiates action and works with fellow volunteers to improve the portfolio's (and the Chapter's) operational efficiencies.
  • Good sense of humor and team spirit.

What you will do

  • With minimal supervision, take responsibility for proof-reading or publishing eBlasts according to established deadlines.
  • Communicate with your team members, director, VP and other Board Members as necessary if deadlines are at risk due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • Form and maintain relationships with other volunteers, particularly in the Marketing portfolio.
  • Participate in team conferences (virtual or presential).
  • Use your knowledge and skills to facilitate Chapter-related communication.

Must-Haves and Nice-to-Haves

  • Must be fluent in spoken and written English, especially spelling and punctuation.
  • Absolutely team and collaboration-driven.
  • Focus and attention to detail are very important for this position.
  • Appetite for innovation and new ideas is very welcome
  • Working knowledge of design is a great advantage.
  • Working knowledge of HTML is a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in Mailchimp, Joomla or similar tools is an advantage.

Rewards:

All privileges and benefits applicable to Chapter Volunteers 

For PMPs the ability to earn PDUs for time spent on performing volunteer work.

Commitment

An average of 6-8 hours per month

Must be a Member in good standing in the CWCC PMI Chapter

 

How to apply: Please submit your interest and your resume to VP, Programs at Programs@pmi.bc.ca.