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Chapter Engagement Coordinator

Summary:

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi seeks a Chapter Engagement Coordinator for its national headquarters office in Baton Rouge to create, execute and manage proactive chapter engagement functions through strategic volunteer management, event planning, and communication. The ideal candidate should have a background in membership-based organizations with a focus on communication or event planning, be passionate about volunteers and higher education, be a self-starter with a high level of energy and autonomy, and be dedicated to exceed expectations.

The Chapter Development Department works collaboratively with 1500+ faculty serving as chapter officers on 300+ campuses across the United States. The position involves regular communication with chapter officers; support and nurture of volunteer leaders; logistical and administrative event planning; and deliberate communication methods for engaging and developing volunteers in support of the strategic initiatives of the Society.

Submit a résumé and cover letter with references to Traci Payne, Senior Chapter Development Officer, at tpayne@phikappaphi.org. Salary is commensurate with experience. Phi Kappa Phi offers an excellent benefits package. Review of applications will begin Nov. 3 and continue until the position is filled. Phi Kappa Phi is an equal opportunity employer.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Serve as the activities and resource coordinator to a diverse group of 1500+ chapter officers
  • Act as primary contact for chapter officers
  • Regularly engage with chapter officers on programs and promotion of the Society
  • Train, monitor and foster chapter officer utilization through various electronic platforms
  • Coordinate logistics for, promotion of, and registration for all Chapter Development or Society events
  • Coordinate all department engagement initiatives
  • Collaborate with the Sr. Chapter Development Officer and Communications Director to create and implement all chapter communications
  • Provide project and administrative support to the Sr. Chapter Development Officer

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required plus 2 – 3 years of professional experience working with associations,   meetings and/or committees
  • Previous experience in volunteer outreach, event management, or communication preferred
  • Previous experience in higher education and/or not-for-profit organizations a plus
  • Proven ability to coordinate, organize, initiate, and complete events in a timely manner
  • Comfort operating in online social communities
  • Strong organizational and project management skills

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operations, functions, and programs of 300+ chapters
  • Advanced knowledge of various computer applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite) and the ability to learn new software platforms such as a website content management system and membership database
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills including excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with chapter officers, members, and board of directors
  • Commitment to providing quality customer service to volunteers at all levels
  • Able to proactively schedule and manage time and projects
  • Able to interpret and apply program rules and regulations
  • Able to adapt interpersonal and communication style to interact effectively with a wide variety of people
  • Collect, compile, analyze, and evaluate data both qualitatively and quantitatively and translate into recommendations



Member Engagement Manager

Summary:

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi seeks a Member Engagement Manager for its national headquarters office in Baton Rouge to grow, execute and maintain an aggressive, proactive engagement plan that fosters enrollment, retention and participation of members. Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, the Member Engagement Manager recruits and manages various strategic partnerships and develops relationships with large corporations and like organizations to secure job postings, benefits and sponsorships that strengthen the Society’s overall value proposition. S/he also is responsible for all aspects of the Society’s mentoring program and large-scale online community platform. The Member Engagement Manager is expected to work collaboratively across the organization to support strategic initiatives related to membership and engagement.

Submit a résumé and cover letter to Traci Navarre, Chief Marketing Officer, at tnavarre@phikappaphi.org. Salary is commensurate with experience. Phi Kappa Phi offers an excellent benefits package. Review of applications will begin Oct. 15 and continue until the position is filled. Phi Kappa Phi is an equal opportunity employer.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Develops and executes an effective member enrollment, retention and engagement plan
  • Works with the Chief Marketing Officer and Communications Director to oversee member communications
  • Regularly monitors membership to track growth and identify trends
  • Manages current member benefits program and researches and develops new benefit opportunities
  • Monitors and fosters member utilization of the Connected Community, Mentor Match and job board platforms
  • Works with marketing staff to raise awareness and use of various benefits
  • Acts as primary contact for corporate partners and other benefit providers
  • Answers all member correspondence related to member benefits

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 – 5 years of relevant professional experience in higher education,  membership-based associations and/or not-for-profit organizations
  • Successful track record of contributing to an organization’s recruitment and retention strategy preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service and willingness and ability to work in team environment
  • Outstanding communication skills, including oral and written communication
  • Comfort operating in online social communities
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, including demonstrated ability to juggle multiple priorities and tasks
  • Excellent grasp of technology – including Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to learn new software platforms such as a website content management system, presentation software and membership database

 


 

Programs Coordinator

Summary:

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi seeks a Programs Coordinator to administer its national awards programs. Headquartered in Baton Rouge, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. It distributes more than $500,000 in awards each year to students and members. The Programs Coordinator will organize all aspects of the Society’s numerous awards programs. Responsibilities include updating and distributing promotional materials; vetting, processing and disseminating applications to review committees; fielding questions from applicants and stakeholders; assisting in the preparation of the annual awards edition of the Society’s magazine; and serving as staff liaison to several volunteer committees.

Submit a résumé and cover letter to Traci Navarre, Chief Marketing Officer, at tnavarre@phikappaphi.org. Salary is commensurate with experience. Phi Kappa Phi offers an excellent benefits package. Review of applications will begin Oct. 15 and continue until the position is filled. Phi Kappa Phi is an equal opportunity employer.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Manages the Society’s online awards application and review platform
  • Vets, processes and disseminates applications to review committees
  • Updates and distributes promotional materials
  • Reviews and updates awards information on the Society website to keep accurate and current
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual awards edition of the Society’s magazine
  • Prepares letters to various stakeholders such as award recipients, university/college administrators, and selection committees
  • Oversees general awards-related administrative duties
  • Serves as staff liaison to several volunteer committees
  • Works with marketing staff to raise awareness of and participation in Society awards
  • Answers all member correspondence related to awards

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 – 3 years of relevant professional experience required
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service and willingness and ability to work in team environment
  • Outstanding communication skills, including oral and written communication
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, including demonstrated ability to juggle multiple priorities and tasks
  • Excellent grasp of technology – including Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to learn new software platforms such as a website content management system, custom awards submission and review program, presentation software and membership database


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