conference executive team positions

Each team consists of 7 members and is in charge of planning two conferences in their region.

general requirements

  • Able to commit for the full year (August 1 to July 31)

  • Will be enrolled in a high school in the region for the 2020 - 2021 academic year*

  • A basic interest in technology (no background required)

 

* With the exception of PTC Waterloo: applications are open to both secondary and post-secondary students in the Kitchener-Waterloo region.

Role-specific descriptions (D), qualifications (Q), and commitments (C) are listed below.

ROLES

co-President

(2)

D
  • Works together to oversee the executive team

  • Establishes a vision for the group to follow

  • Runs committee and subcommittee meetings

  • Leads guest speaker search

Q
  • Detail-oriented

  • Strong leadership and communication skills (oral and written)

  • Prior event planning or management experience an asset

C

~ 5 hours a week

finance 

director

D
  • Develops a regional budget for the operating year

  • Keeps records of regional finances

  • Submit approved expenses for reimbursement to the CFO

  • Manages ticket sales and registration

Q
  • Knowledge in basic accounting principles or keen to learn

  • Detail-oriented, number-oriented

C

~ 1 hour a week

logistics

director

D
  • Secures venue and catering

  • Manages ambassador program

  • Creates conference schedule

Q
  • Prior event planning experience

  • Connections to venue an asset

C

~ 3 hours a week

marketing 

director

D
  • Manages regional social media page

  • Creates advertising campaigns for regional activities

  • Creates media for conference use

Q
  • Interest and skill in graphic design

  • Prior graphic design experience an asset

C

~ 2 hours a week

sponsor-ships director

D
  • Secure sponsors for the conferences

  • Searches and applies for regional grants

Q
  • Strong writing skills

  • Prior sponsorships experience and/or connections an asset

C

~ 2 hours a week

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