Looking for a way to get more involved?
Perks of Serving on the FX Board
• Free membership while in office
• Help shape this community into what you want it to be
• Be top of mind when it comes to referrals
• Rub elbows with other movers and shakers
• Earn an impressive bullet point to add to your bio or résumé
• Enhance your leadership skills
• Fun board socials
• Stand out amongst other freelancers
• Give back to the community that gives so much to you
We have the following Leadership Openings:
The Outreach Director of FX manages efforts to increase the visibility of the club to help us be a top-of-mind resource, both for freelancers and those who hire them. This individual works with a committee to increase engagement in person and online. This includes participating in trade shows, networking with other groups, and meeting with decision-makers, community leaders, agencies and businesses, and resource partners. This individual also oversees the PR Chair and works closely with the Marketing Director.
Special Events Director
The Special Events Director of FX is responsible for planning and executing the annual Portfolio Showcase, Freelance Bootcamp, and any other special event the board sees fit. Duties include directing a committee of volunteers to assist with each event in the capacity of creative, operations, logistics, communications, sponsorships, PR, and any other realm as needed. This person will work closely with the Communications, Marketing, Web and Social Media Directors to ensure a consistent message is communicated.
Social Media Director
The Social Media Director of FX works with a committee of volunteers to maintain each of our social channels: Facebook (page + group), LinkedIn (page + group), Twitter, Instagram, MeetUp and YouTube. This includes setting up events; sharing pictures, stories and videos; engaging with members, prospects and client-types; and promoting upcoming events,
The Public Relations Chair works underneath the Outreach Director and is responsible for all external club communications that promote the club’s events, general information, etc., to various outlets. These should include, but not be limited to, press releases to local and regional media, advertising placement in local publications and with other trade organizations, and announcements in media/community calendars. Press releases shall be sent out to promote each event or club happening in a timely fashion. A committee may be used to assist the Chair, but it is not necessary.
Membership Chair processes applications for membership and notify each applicant within 30 days of acceptance or rejection from the Board of Directors. In addition, this person manages renewals and membership cancellations. The Chair can assist with all membership special projects, including but not limited to: maintaining a database of both current paid members and prospective members (nonmembers), membership drives, welcome packets, new member receptions, membership brochures, working with the Web Director on surveys, and more.