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DC Net Impact Board of Directors - VP of Communications

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About DC Net Impact:

DC Net Impact (DCNI) Professional Chapter inspires, educates, and equips the Washington DC metro community to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.


We leverage our unique position in the Washington DC metro area to cultivate sustainability within the private, nonprofit and public sectors. We contribute to the growth and development of professionals throughout their careers by providing high quality events and workshops that facilitate networking and create learning opportunities in the areas of corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, international development, green business management, environmental sustainability and other related fields.


Net Impact, our parent organization, is an international nonprofit whose mission is to empower a new generation to use their careers to drive transformational change in the workplace and the world.




DCNI Board of Directors

DCNI is entirely volunteer-run. The Board of Directors is the governing body of the organization and is responsible for creating and executing organizational strategy and providing quality programming to our membership. Serving as board member is an excellent professional development opportunity and a way to support an important cause.We are looking for a motivated individual with a strong interest in social impact who would like to take a leadership role with our chapter and help further our mission.


As a DCNI Board member you will:




  • Dedicate 10 - 20 hours per month to DCNI activities for a 1-year renewable term
  • Perform the duties and responsibilities of your specific board position (see below)
  • Decide on important DCNI governance matters such as organizational budget, strategic plan, recruitment of new board members, overall programming strategy and other
  • Attend monthly board meetings
  • Represent the Board at DCNI events and serve as a DCNI ambassador in the community




VP of Communications

The VP of Communications is responsible for refining and delivering DCNI’s messaging to our members. The VP sits on the Marketing and Engagement committee



  • Manage and write DCNI’s bi weekly e-newsletter featuring upcoming events, job opportunities and other related news.
  • Post and promote DCNI events to Eventbrite, Facebook, Meetup and on our website
  • Manage and keep to date the DCNI website using Squarespace
  • Manage Content Calendar for Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter in collaboration with the VP of Social Media
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Engagement committee to regularly refine DCNI’s messaging and communications framework




Board Perks and Benefits

Serving on the DCNI Board is a serious commitment and also a rewarding experience. Here are the main benefits you will enjoy:


Professional development:



  • Gain leadership experience
  • Build new skills / refine existing skills / apply existing skills in a different setting
  • Professional development opportunities (e.g. US Chamber of Commerce Foundation conference)


Relationship building:



  • Build key relationships with like-minded people
  • Access and connect with a vast, diverse professional network


Community service:



  • Serve on a nonprofit board
  • Support a great cause


Internal:



  • Attend DCNI events for free (except events priced at $20 or more)
  • Enjoy an annual Board Retreat


NI Central:



  • Additional discount (25%) to NI annual conference
  • Chapter Leader Session of conference

About DC Net Impact:

DC Net Impact (DCNI) Professional Chapter inspires, educates, and equips the Washington DC metro community to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.


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Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
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    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
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    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
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    Recurring
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    Training Provided

Location

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Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
Washington, DC, United States

How to Apply

To apply, please complete our Board Application Form and email your resume to Alissa Kirby, President of the Board at president@dcnetimpact.org


Applications reviewed on a rolling basis from June -July of 2022

To apply, please complete our Board Application Form and email your resume to Alissa Kirby, President of the Board at president@dcnetimpact.org


Applications reviewed on a rolling…

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