National Philanthropy Day Chair

Position Title: National Philanthropy Day Chair

Capacity: Board Member

Reports to: Vice President of Communications

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organizes and chairs Committee meetings
  • Recruits and enlists committee members; monitors the work of volunteers to ensure timely completion of assignments
  • Works with Board to set strategic goals and objectives for the National Philanthropy Day Awards Celebration
  • Develops detailed timeline and calendar for all related National Philanthropy Day activities
  • With Event Planner and Vendor, structures, coordinates and oversees implementation of all aspects of National Philanthropy Day including:
    • Pre-, day-of, and post-event print and marketing materials
    • Stage Management and day-of logistics
    • Theme, food and décor
    • Video production
    • Script writing
    • Signage
    • Photographer
    • Emcee
    • Event run-through
    • Seating arrangements
    • Event slide show
    • Post-event follow-up, acknowledgements, invoices, etc.
  • Works with appropriate Committee Chairs and Chapter Administrator to ensure events tasks are accomplished and goals and objectives are met; upholds open lines of communications
  • Serves on or selects Committee Member to serve as a liaison to the NPD Nominations Committee and Sponsorship Committee
  • Issues RFP for event vendors and as the liaison with vendors
  • Seeks information from AFP Global on National Philanthropy Day best practices
  • Produces a smooth-running, inspiring event that will honor the award recipients, raise the visibility of philanthropy in the community, and showcase the professionalism of the Central Ohio AFP center
  • Develops and submits a budget to the Treasurer by designated deadline; monitors committee income and expenditures
  • Provides timely and up-to-date content to Chapter Administrator and Marketing Chair for website and digital publications
  • Works to successfully achieve goals outlined in Chapter Strategic Plan
  • Ensures there is a succession plan to cultivate a new chair to take his/her place as needed
  • Celebrates success; ensures that celebration includes expressions of gratitude to volunteers
  • Adheres to policies and Board responsibilities as adopted by the Board of Directors
  • Upon leaving office, transfers all records to successor