GOT LEADERSHIP MOJO? WE WANT YOU

Looking to get involved and take your leadership skills to the next level? Join an exceptional ensemble of marketing leaders who are building a thriving powerhouse community that leads the Midwest’s most prestigious brands. As a part of our organization, your unique talents and passion will directly contribute to programs and experiences that empower our members and partners to become the masters of their lifelong career. We have multiple position levels across five chapter disciplines – each full of dynamic challenges as well as exciting opportunities to collaborate with others and stretch yourself. Take a look at the brief descriptions below and see our current open needs:

  • Community Programming
  • Membership Relations
  • Strategic Relations
  • Sponsorship Relations
  • Communications & Market Insight

For more information on the qualifications and expectations for stepping into various leadership levels on our team see below:

Leadership Roles

Vice President, Community Programming

You are a dynamic leader with a fierce appetite for bringing unconventional speakers, panelists, topics and more to the Chicago AMA stage. A seasoned marketing vet, you’ve got the executive chops to lead an all-star crew across four community business lines and shape a strong portfolio of premier flagship events and closely collaborate with the Sponsorship Syndicate. We recently found a rock star for this particular position and are now looking for additional talent to join her gang. Drop us a line at volunteermojo@chicagoama.org to learn more.

Director, Up & Comers Community Programs

You’ve got unstoppable drive and passion to see the next generation of marketers rise in Chicagoland. A highly experienced manager, you know how to create a strategic programming blueprint of thought leadership, skills development and mentor & apprenticeship experiences for the 18-30ish crowd and rally the troops to deliver against it. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Director, Boost Community Programs

You’ve got unstoppable drive and passion to help the Windy City’s mid-career leaders build their leadership toolkit and personal brand. A highly experienced manager, you know how to create a strategic programming blueprint of thought leadership, skills development and mentor & apprenticeship experiences for the 30ish-49 crowd and rally the troops to deliver against it. We recently found a rock star for this particular position and are now looking for additional talent to join her gang. Drop us a line at volunteermojo@chicagoama.org to learn more.

Director, Encore Community Programs

You’ve got unstoppable drive and passion to help Chicago’s most senior leaders give back and establish their legacy. A highly experienced manager, you know how to create a strategic programming blueprint of thought leadership, skills development and mentor & apprenticeship experiences for the 50ish and up crowd and rally the troops to deliver against it. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Director, Special Interest Groups (SIGs) Community Programs

You’ve got unstoppable drive and passion to enable marketers across life stages to connect with one another around special shared interests. A highly experienced manager, you know how to create a strategic programming blueprint of thought leadership, skills development and mentor & apprenticeship experiences that draws industry and other communities of interest and rally the troops to deliver against it. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Vice Chair, BrandSmart Program

You are a dynamic leader with a fierce appetite for all things brand, creative and smart. A seasoned marketing vet, you will be the Executive Producer of this premier flagship event and lead an all-star crew to shape and deliver a strong portfolio of unconventional speakers & panelists along with other experiential programming. We recently found a rock star for this particular position and are now looking for additional talent to join her crew. Drop us a line at volunteermojo@chicagoama.orgto learn more.

Vice Chair, CareerSmart Program

You are a dynamic leader with a fierce appetite for all things career, job matchmaking and smart. A seasoned marketing vet, you will be the Executive Producer of this premier flagship event and lead an all-star crew to shape and deliver a strong portfolio of unconventional speakers & panelists along with a one-of-a-kind job matchmaking experience. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Vice Chair, TechSmart Program

You are a dynamic leader with a fierce appetite for all things tech, data and smart. A seasoned marketing vet, you will be the Executive Producer of this premier flagship event and lead an all-star crew to shape and deliver a strong portfolio of unconventional speakers & panelists along with other experiential programming in partnership with our Immediate Past President. We recently found a rock star for this particular position and are now looking for additional talent to join her crew. Drop us a line at volunteermojo@chicagoama.org to learn more.

Vice Chair, CMO Smart Series Program

You are a dynamic leader with a fierce appetite for all things C-suite, leadership and smart. A seasoned marketing vet, you will be the Executive Producer of this premier flagship event series and lead an all-star crew to shape and deliver a strong portfolio of unconventional speakers & panelists along with other experiential programming. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Associate Director, Speaker Relations

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Community Programming ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal loyalty development role, ensuring our speaker all-stars receive special recognition and rewards for their contributions to our organization. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Vice President, Membership Relations

You are a dynamic leader with a relentless craving for attracting, welcoming, educating and equipping chapter members to maximize their CAMA experience through networking and volunteering. A seasoned marketing vet, you’ve got the executive chops to lead an all-star squad across three community experiential and storytelling business lines and shape a strong portfolio of premier social events. We recently found a rock star for this particular position and are now looking for additional talent to join her gang. Drop us a line at volunteermojo@chicagoama.org to learn more.

Director, Membership Acquisition

You’ve got unstoppable drive and passion to see more Chicago marketers discover and experience all of the Chicago AMA community goodness. A highly experienced manager, you know how to create a strategic experiential and storytelling value of membership blueprint that will attract both the city and suburban crowds and rally the troops to deliver against it. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Associate Director, CAMA Ambassadors

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Membership Relations ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal membership acquisition role, ensuring both members and guests receive first-class hospitality at all of our events and be responsible for scouting and grooming our elite Ambassador squad. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Associate Director, CAMA Connectors

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Membership Relations ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal membership retention role, ensuring new and returning members get plugged into the Chicago AMA community in their first 90 days and be responsible for scouting and grooming our tour-de-force Connector squad. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Director, Member Value & Engagement

You’ve got unstoppable drive and passion to see our members discover and leverage all of the Chicago AMA community goodness. A highly experienced manager, you know how to create a strategic experiential and storytelling value of membership blueprint that will retain both the city and suburban crowds and rally the troops to deliver against it. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Director, Volunteer Talent Management

You’ve got unstoppable drive and passion to see our volunteers maximize their potential through compelling mission-drive assignments. A highly experienced manager, you know how to create a strategic experiential and storytelling value of volunteering blueprint that will fire up both the city and suburban crowds and rally the troops to deliver against it. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Associate Director, CAMA Sherpas

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Membership Relations ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal membership retention role, ensuring volunteers receive placement guidance and coaching on their development path within our leadership ranks and be responsible for scouting and grooming our elite Sherpa squad. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Vice President, Strategic Partner Relations

You are a dynamic leader with a tireless zest for attracting and engaging strategic partners across academia, non-profit and innovator communities to maximize their CAMA experience through special programs, networking and volunteering. A seasoned marketing vet, you’ve got the executive chops to lead an all-star gang across three partnership business lines and shape a strong portfolio of premier partnership events. We recently found a rock star for this particular position and are now looking for additional talent to join his gang. Drop us a line at volunteermojo@chicagoama.org to learn more.

Director, Startup & Venture Capital Partner Relations

You’ve got unstoppable drive and passion to help our innovation partners and entrepreneurship affiliates maximize their potential through special programs. A highly experienced manager, you know how to create a strategic experiential and storytelling partnership blueprint that will ignite founders while encouraging professionals to seek innovation opportunities and rally the troops to deliver against it. We recently found a rock star for this particular position and are now looking for additional talent to join her gang. Drop us a line at volunteermojo@chicagoama.org to learn more.

Director, Higher Ed & Collegiate

You’ve got unstoppable drive and passion to for young professionals and the future of marketing. A highly experienced manager, you know how to create a strategic experiential and storytelling partnership blueprint that will ignite academics while encouraging young professionals to seek innovation opportunities and rally the troops to deliver against it. We recently found a rock star for this particular position and are now looking for additional talent to join his gang. Drop us a line at volunteermojo@chicagoama.org to learn more.

Associate Director, Giveback Partner Relations

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Strategic Relations ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal partnership development and membership retention role, ensuring pro bono marketing opportunities and special fundraising events abound throughout the year. We recently found a rock star for this particular position and are now looking for additional talent to join her gang. Drop us a line at volunteermojo@chicagoama.org to learn more.

Vice President, Sponsorship Relations

You are a dynamic leader with a tenacious spirit for bringing top brand, agency and marketing service & technology providers to the Chicago AMA spotlight. A seasoned business development vet, you’ve got the executive chops to lead an all-star syndicate across seven sponsor segment business lines and closely collaborate with the Programming Crew. We recently found a rock star for this particular position and are now looking for additional talent to join his gang. Drop us a line at volunteermojo@chicagoama.org to learn more.

Director, Corporate Brand Relations

You’ve got unstoppable drive and passion to help our brand partners maximize their potential through special programs. A highly experienced manager, you know how to create a strategic business development blueprint that will ignite brand owners to engage in sponsorship opportunities and rally the troops to deliver against it. We recently found a rock star for this particular position and are now looking for additional talent to join his gang. Drop us a line at volunteermojo@chicagoama.org to learn more.

Director, Agency and Marketing Tech & Service Vendor Relations

You’ve got unstoppable drive and passion to help our agency, marketing technology & service partners maximize their potential through special programs. A highly experienced manager, you know how to create a strategic business development blueprint that will ignite agency, tech & service owners to engage in sponsorship opportunities and rally the troops to deliver against it. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Associate Director, Market Research Firm Relations

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Sponsorship ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal business development role, ensuring market research leaders maximize their potential to reach highly coveted influencers through special sponsorship programs. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Associate Director, Recruitment & Staffing Firm Relations

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Sponsorship ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal business development role, ensuring recruitment & staffing leaders maximize their potential to reach highly coveted influencers through special sponsorship programs. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Associate Director, Venue Relations

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Sponsorship ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal business development role, ensuring Chicago’s hottest venue owners maximize their potential to reach highly coveted influencers through special sponsorship programs. We recently found a rock star for this particular position and are now looking for additional talent to join her gang. Drop us a line at volunteermojo@chicagoama.org to learn more.

Associate Director, Job Board

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Sponsorship ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal business development role, ensuring our Chicago marketing community has access to the hottest job opportunities in the Midwest. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Associate Director, Boutique Service Relations

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Sponsorship ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal business development role, ensuring print, video, photography and other boutique service leaders maximize their potential to reach highly coveted influencers through special sponsorship programs. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Vice President, Communications & Market Insight

You are a dynamic leader with a killer instinct for crafting and delivering potent brand and product messages that make their mark. A seasoned marketing vet, you’ve got the executive chops to lead an all-star posse across four marketing business lines and shape a strong portfolio of premier thought leadership, brand, experiential and programming content through multiple channels supported by strong analytics, market research and CRM. We recently found a rock star for this particular position and are now looking for additional talent to join his posse. Drop us a line at volunteermojo@chicagoama.org to learn more.

Director, Content Marketing

You’ve got unstoppable drive and passion to drive best-in-class thought leadership, brand, experiential and programming content editorial. A highly experienced manager, you know how to create a strategic marketing blueprint that will fuel our chapter communications, engage content makers and rally the troops to deliver against it. We recently found a rock star for this particular position and are now looking for additional talent to join her gang. Drop us a line at volunteermojo@chicagoama.org to learn more.

Associate Director, Brand Content Marketing

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Communication & Insight ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal communications role, ensuring our brand storytelling content is making its mark with all segments in partnership with the Membership Squad. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Associate Director, Experiential Content Marketing

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Communication & Insight ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal communications role, ensuring our experiential content is making its mark with all segments. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Associate Director, Thought Leadership Content Marketing

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Communication & Insight ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal communications role, ensuring our blog and other thought leadership content is making its mark with all segments. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Associate Director, Program Content Marketing

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Communication & Insight ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal communications role, ensuring our blog and other thought leadership content is making its mark with all segments. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Associate Director, Program Content Marketing

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Communication & Insight ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal communications role, ensuring our programming content is making its mark with all segments in partnership with the Programming Crew. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Director, Channel Marketing

You’ve got unstoppable drive and passion to drive best-in-class web, mobile, e-mail, social and traditional channel marketing. A highly experienced manager, you know how to create a strategic marketing blueprint that will spice up our chapter channel delivery, wow subscribers and rally the troops to deliver against it. We recently found a rock star for this particular position and are now looking for additional talent to join her gang. Drop us a line at volunteermojo@chicagoama.org to learn more.

Associate Director, Web Marketing

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Communication & Insight ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal communications role, ensuring our chapter content is making its mark with all segments through our website. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Associate Director, Mobile Marketing

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Communication & Insight ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal communications role, ensuring our chapter content is making its mark with all segments through our mobile app. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Associate Director, E-Mail Marketing

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Communication & Insight ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal communications role, ensuring our chapter content is making its mark with all segments through our e-mail subscriptions. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Associate Director, Social Media Marketing

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Communication & Insight ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal communications role, ensuring our chapter content is making its mark with all segments through our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social channels. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Associate Director, Traditional Marketing

You are a rising star looking to deepen your understanding of the Communication & Insight ropes. A solid marketing manager, you will serve in a pivotal communications role, ensuring our chapter content is making its mark with all segments through our print materials, SWAG and other traditional channels. Got your engine going? Great, we have an open seat and you just might be the person we’ve been looking for! Drop us a line at leadershipmojo@chicagoama.org to submit your creds.

Director, Analytics, Performance Measurement, & CRM

You’ve got unstoppable drive and passion to drive best-in-class analytics and data-driven marketing practices. A highly experienced manager, you know how to create a strategic marketing blueprint that will ensure our communications, programming and financial achieve optimal performance and rally the troops to deliver against it. We recently found a rock star for this particular position and are now looking for additional talent to join his gang. Drop us a line at volunteermojo@chicagoama.org to learn more.

Director, Market Research

You’ve got unstoppable drive and passion to drive best-in-class market research practices. A highly experienced manager, you know how to create a strategic marketing blueprint that will ensure our focus groups and surveys achieve optimal performance and rally the troops to deliver against it. We recently found a rock star for this particular position and are now looking for additional talent to join his gang. Drop us a line at volunteermojo@chicagoama.org to learn more.

Still looking for the right role to build and flex your leadership muscles? We’ve got plenty more opportunities not listed here – fill our our volunteer application and our volunteer manager will contact you to discuss how else you can get involved and serve alongside your fellow marketers.

Chicago AMA Leadership Role Qualifications

Taking on a leadership role for our chapter is an honored privilege and responsibility to serve your fellow marketers in empowering their professional and personal development journey. Interested candidates should thoughtfully consider the qualifications and expectations guidelines for each leadership level and specific position scope before submitting their LinkedIn profile, resume and brief narrative on why they wish to be considered for the role.

These terms 
are an 18 month commitment, beginning in March 2016, and finishing in
 September 2017.

Vice President Level Qualifications

Vice Presidents are formal chapter officers and members of the Board of Directors for the Chicago AMA. The preferred candidate should possess proven executive leadership and management skills and served in a Director-level or above marketing role for an organization and/or founder for a business with combined industry experience of at least eighteen years. Individuals in these roles should be seasoned experts in their respective discipline, accomplished business strategists and comfortable managing large teams through influence and collaboration. He or she will have a capacity to spend an average of 8-10 hours per week and flexibility to attend morning and/or evening events as appropriate.

Director Level Qualifications

Directors are formal members of the Board of Directors for the Chicago AMA. The preferred candidate should possess proven senior leadership and management skills and served in an Associate Director-level or above marketing role for an organization and/or founder for a business with combined industry experience of at least twelve years. Individuals in these roles should be seasoned experts in their respective discipline, accomplished operational planners and comfortable managing large teams through influence and collaboration. He or she will have a capacity to spend an average of 5-8 hours per week and flexibility to attend morning and/or evening events as appropriate.

Associate Director Level Qualifications

Associate Directors are NOT formal members of the Board of Directors, rather serve as Junior Leadership Associates for the Chicago AMA. The ideal candidate should possess proven management skills and served in a Manager-level or above marketing role for an organization and/or founder for a business with combined industry experience of at least eight years. Individuals in these roles should have good working knowledge in their respective discipline, be highly adept executors and comfortable managing small teams through influence and collaboration. He or she will have a capacity to spend an average of 3-5 hours per week and flexibility to attend morning and/or evening events as appropriate.

Vice Chair Level Qualifications

Vice Chairs are NOT formal members of the Board of Directors, rather serve as Senior Leadership Associates for the Chicago AMA. The ideal candidate should possess proven executive leadership and management skills and served in a Director-level or above marketing role for an organization and/or founder for a business with combined industry experience of at least fifteen years. Individuals in these roles should exude gravitas, be highly adept program managers and comfortable managing large teams through influence and collaboration. He or she will have a capacity to spend an average of 5-8 hours per week during peak season and flexibility to attend morning and/or evening events as appropriate.

CAMA Leadership Role Expectations

All Chicago AMA Leaders are expected to represent the chapter as brand ambassadors throughout the Chicago marketing community and be the CEO of their position. Chapter Officer Board Members are elected and required to attend monthly board meetings along with other leadership sessions as determined by the chapter operations calendar. All chapter leadership position terms are typically one year in duration, beginning at the start of the fiscal year in July. If a leader is unable to complete his/her term of service, they are expected to notify the Executive Committee and help transition their responsibilities to the successor.

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