Social Media Club Birmingham Needs Volunteers Like You

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Feb 4, 2010, 10:08:53 PM2/4/10
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Social Media Club Birmingham Needs Volunteers Like You
The Social Media Club Birmingham Area needs your help in shaping the
future of social media in Birmingham. We have identified several roles
that members need to step up and take control of. Please volunteer to
be an important part of the leadership team of the Birmingham group.
None of these positions will take much of your time but if you need
you may split responsibilities with a friend.

Select one primary position and one alternate position and email your
choice to I will contact you soon to schedule
a short organizational meeting.

President –

The President of SMC Birmingham is responsible for:

· Providing support and leadership to board Vice Presidents

· Building and maintaining civic and corporate relationships

· Serving as Liaison to the national organization

· Things that no one else will do

VP of Programs –

At the heart of the Social Media Club are great interactive events.
The VP of Programs manages the activity calendar for the Birmingham
club. This person is responsible for:

· Developing and managing the schedule of events, including
regular (monthly) public meetings and planning meetings

· Identifying topics for upcoming events

· Coordinating with the Partnership Director to secure speakers
and identify venues for each event

· Securing speaker bios

· Preparing the event program for each public event, including
agenda, directions and other special instructions

· Hand off event program to Promotions Director for publicity and
Production Director for planning and coordination of event

VP of Partnerships & Sponsors –
Our activities wouldn't be possible without partners. Since we don’t
yet have dues, this is our only source of revenue. We partner with
other businesses and organizations to find topics, speakers and venues
for future activities. The Partnership Director manages the
relationships with the national Social Media Club parent organization,
other important social media organizations (both national and local),
as well as with local businesses and organizations interested in
sponsoring or hosting upcoming activities. This person is responsible

· Managing relationships with other national and local social
media-related organizations

· Build and maintain relationships with, and identify co-
sponsorship opportunities with local marketing and technology

· Identifying and managing the relationships with past and future
event sponsors, co-sponsors and venues

· Coordinating with the Programming Director to find appropriate
time slots, topics and venues for partner-sponsored events

· Coordinating with the Production Director to identify speaker
and sponsor needs for each event

VP of Promotions –

Promotion is key to the ultimate success of our organization--and the
earlier the better! This person is responsible for:

· Managing the Social Media Club Birmingham web pages, including
the blog, wiki, forums and email list

· Coordinating with Programming Director to secure program agenda
for each event

· Promoting future events through all the above-named channels

· Publicizing future events through online and traditional

· Writing and sending around recaps of each public meeting
Recording, publishing and sharing audio and video from events

VP of Venues –

This person is responsible for all aspects of event execution,

· Assuming responsibility for event program from Programming

· Scheduling and managing planning meetings with event sponsors
and speakers

· Managing on-site signage, video, audio and lighting

· Coordinating food and drink with event sponsors and/or venue

· Staffing and managing event registration

· Maintaining the master member list

· Managing development and collection of feedback forms

· Managing giveaways and all-other on-site activities

VP of Membership –
The membership director is responsible for three important roles:

· Managing the master membership list of the Social Media Club

· Promoting local membership in the national Social Media Club

· Managing the relationship with the national Social Media Club

VP of Records (Digital Scribe) –

· One or more people responsible for recording and blogging
events and posting to the appropriate location.

VP of Speakers Bureau – Ike Pigott

This person is responsible for:

· Recruiting speaker volunteers from SMC membership

· Facilitating the development of the presentation

· Promoting the Speakers Bureau to civic and corporate

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