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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:

Vice President

The Vice President of FX is a member of the Executive Board and presides over meetings in the absence of the President. He/she works with and assists Board members with follow-through of their duties. The Vice Presidency is a grooming position for the Presidency, and he/she will be expected to fill the Presidential role come the next vacancy.

Treasurer

The Treasurer of FX is responsible for all things financial, including keeping track of club accounts, including income and expenses, and providing a report at the monthly board meeting. Duties also include making payments, providing refunds, working with the club’s accountant, handling incorporation paperwork, and more. The Treasurer is a member of the Executive Board and helps conduct general management of the club.

PR Chair

The Public Relations Chair works underneath the Marketing 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.

Social Director

The Social Director is responsible for planning and executing social events, including bi-monthly happy hours and coffee meetups. Other events, including holiday parties, summer picnics, sports games, etc., can be planned as well. Duties include securing date, time, location, and food and drink along with providing event information to other board committees to successfully promote. The Social Director is encouraged to share new ideas on how to help our members get to know one another and build relationships.

Special Events Director

The Special Events Director of FX is responsible for planning and executing the annual Portfolio Showcase, Freelance Focus (or Freelance Business Week) and any other special event he/she 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.

Programs Director

The Programs Director of FX is responsible for working with a committee to plan each of the monthly luncheon programs. This includes choosing a topic, speaker, and location (restaurant or online) for the gathering. This individual works to deliver the details to the Secretary, plus Marketing, Communications, Web, and Social Media Directors in order to have ample time to promote each lunch program.

Don't see the right position for you? We're always looking for committee members too! Email us if you're interested in joining one of the following:

Communications Committee

Special Events Committee

Marketing Committee

Membership Committee

Social Committee

Website Committee

E-mail [email protected] for more information or to express your interest.