Position: Chair, Partners

The Chair, Partners will oversee and be responsible for the evolving partner program that offers valuable benefits and resources to both partners and members. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing and executing the yearly partnership strategy
  • Identification and recruitment of new companies with a product or mission that will benefit members and alumni in higher education.
  • Fostering relationships with existing companies and organizations to develop mutually beneficial resources for members and their unique programs
  • Liaising with the conference committee to communicate conference sponsor packages to partners  
  • Continuous process improvement and streamlining efficiencies
  • Executing partner educational webinars (as requested by partners)
  • Coordinating with partners to include information or blog/articles in the newsletter
  • Collaborating with the various committees to increase the value of partner benefits
  • Maintaining up to date partner information on the website for members to access

Committee Members: 4

If this role is of interest to you, here are some additional skills we are looking for:

  • Strategy development and execution
  • Client relationship management
  • Business development
  • Marketing communications skills (writing, developing campaigns, developing messaging)
  • Event planning

As a result of your commitment, the skills you will learn are:

  • Business development
  • Client relationship management
  • Strategy development and execution
  • Leadership and managing a team
  • Cross-functional collaboration