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Are you looking for a way to volunteer with your MPI Gulf States Chapter? The Education Committee has some of exciting openings:

Education Committee

Are you interested in being an integral part of successful MPI Education Programs, hobnobbing with our high profile speakers/panelists or making a difference by working on a CSR program? If so, volunteering on the Education Committee will surely be rewarding!

Job Openings:

  • Sponsor Chair- assists VP of Education and Strategic Sponsorships teams by compiling sponsor logos and information for marketing campaigns. Requests in-kind amounts from sponsors pre or post event.  Estimated time commitment: 1-2 hours per program (6 programs annually)
  • Grant Writer- assists VP of Education with compiling information for and writing grant requests.  Typically grants are available from the MPI Foundation twice a year.  Estimated time commitment: 2 hours per grant request
  • Grant Fulfillment Coordinator- assists VP of Education & Grant Writer by coordinating the marketing efforts for a grant program to ensure the grant provider is getting the exposure they were promised.  Compiles documentation and pictures from the grant program to present to the provider post event.  MPI Gulf States typically has one to two grant programs a year.  Estimated time commitment: 2 hours per grant program
  • Education Committee Chair (CMP focused member)- succession position for Director of Education; oversees the Events Industry Council (EIC) Liaison and Speaker Liaison; develops program content for EIC approval. Annual role. Estimated time commitment: 10 hours annually
  • Marketing/Communications Chair- assists with MarCom prior to each Education Program (6 annually) by creating fun and exciting blasts and event descriptions; acts as the liaison between Communications and Education teams and helps to determine new ways to market our education programs.  Estimated time commitment: 2-3 hours per program 
  • Blog Coordinator- assists the MarCom Chair with creating blog posts to drum up excitement and drive event registration. Works with speakers to develop the speaker blog content (when needed).  Estimated time commitment: 1-2 hours per program(6 programs annually)
  • MarCom Coordinator- assists the MarCom Chair with creating vignettes & blasts to drum up excitement and drive event registration.  Estimated time commitment: 1-2 hours per program (6 programs annually)
  • A/V & Decor Chair- assists Monthly Program Chair by coordinating services with PSAV, Event Rentals and other vendors to fulfill speaker & OTP needs; writes show flow. Estimated time commitment:1-2 hours per program
  • A/V & Decor Coordinator- assists A/V & Decor Chair as needed. Estimated time commitment: 1-2 hours per program (6 programs annually)
  • Networking Activities Coordinator- this Committee Member assists the Networking Activities Chair as needed. Estimated time commitment: 1-2 hours per program (6 programs annually)
  • Venue/F&B Chair- assists Monthly Program Chair with coordinating and confirming event venue and menu details such as dietary restrictions and special needs. Estimated commitment: 1-2 hours per program (6 programs annually)
  • Venue Coordinator- this Committee Member assists the Venue/F&B Chair as needed and at events.  Estimated time commitment: 1hour per program(6 programs annually)