Marketing Volunteers – Opportunities
Volunteers are always needed across many American Marketing Association New York functions. Our organization runs on the time and expertise donated by our dedicated leaders and members. Volunteering is a great way to get involved, enjoy rich networking opportunities and showcase your expertise to leaders in the marketing community.
Help at Events
Both members and non-members are encouraged to volunteer at our events. Duties include checking in attendees, distributing promotional material, collecting exit surveys, guiding attendees and performing other logistical responsibilities. In exchange for your help, event volunteers attend the events for free of charge and can participate once their event responsibilities have been completed. Sign up to be an Event Volunteer.
Lead a Shared Interest Group
Serving as the Chairperson of a shared interest group is a good an excellent way to get started on a leadership path in the chapter or become a thought leader in your area of expertise. You can put your event management and networking skills to task to connect with others in your field, specialty, or peer group to share ideas, knowledge and experiences with people who have common interests. Find out more about our SIGs.
Serve on a Committee
Our committees need the manpower and brainpower of marketing volunteers. They are a great way for members to give back to the community, advance your career, expand your network and showcase your expertise. Look for open positions.
The strength of our organization is built by the expertise of our community. We are looking for expertise and insights to share with our members. Opportunities include guest blogging, sharing white papers and presentations, and hosting professional enrichment events. Download writer’s guidlines and SEO basics. Start a conversation on how you can enrich the marketing community with new knowledge, tools and insights. Learn more.
Become a Mentor
Whether you are a seasoned professional, just starting out in marketing or somewhere in between, jump start your career into high gear by participating in the AMA New York mentoring program. This program matches members with less marketing experience with more experienced member professionals for career advice, guidance and support. The program was designed around our member’s needs. It is designed to ensure all participants get value from participating. Learn more about the mentoring program.
What makes a great volunteer? Energy, passion, flexibility, creativity, team player, integrity, reliability and commitment. Volunteers are the heart of our organization and that’s why we want to show our appreciation. Each quarter we recognize outstanding committee members who have at least six months of volunteer service that supports our mission to celebrate brilliance in marketing with two awards.
Volunteer Spotlight Award: Up to three volunteers will be nominated and selected to receive the AMA New York Certificate of Appreciation. Along with recognition within our social media channels, the recipients will earn free admission to a chapter event.
Volunteer of the Year Award: Two volunteers will be selected to receive the AMA New York Volunteer of the Year Award. Recipients will be featured on our website, blog, and social media channels and be a featured guest at our Annual Holiday Party. Along with free admission to our most prestigious event, The Marketing Hall of Fame, recipients will receive AMA New York chapter endorsement for the AMA National Volunteer of the Year Award.