Requirements

  • Must be a Women in Business Member
  • Ability to meet weekly during Winter quarter* and the first two weeks of Spring quarter up until the conference Mondays at 7:00am (start your week off right!)
  • Availability the weekend of the Spring Conference April 14-15, 2017

Questions?

 

Application due by Sunday, January 15th at 5:00pm

*Potentially more often for Committee Heads and Assistant Directors

 


assistant positions

 

Assistant to the Conference Director

The Assistant to the Conference Director is a key player in the planning and execution of the Conference. They will be working directly with the Conference Director, Annie deBruynkops.

Responsibilities include:

  • Attending and running all meetings with Conference Director

  • Actively involved with the status of all committees

  • Assisting with speaker organization (keynote, breakouts, panel)


Assistant to Director of Sponsorships & Company Partnerships

 

An instrumental component of the Women’s Leadership Conference in April is seeking out sponsorships to fund the event. The AD of Sponsorship and Company Partnerships will be connecting with industry professionals and companies to raise capital and will be working directly with WIB executive board member, Kathy Phi, in preparation for the Conference.

Responsibilities include:

  • Fundraising locally and statewide

  • Managing conference budget

  • Maintaining corporate relationships

Assistant to the Director of High School Partnerships

 

One of the goals of the Women’s Leadership Conference is to directly involve young women from local high schools in the event, and the High School Partnerships Directors will facilitate this involvement. Will be working directly with WIB executive board member, Annie Wilson, in preparation for the Conference.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting outreach to local High Schools

  • Creating and polishing program proposals

  • Interfacing with Executives and Cal Poly Admissions to select and plan High School Workshops at the Women’s Leadership Conference

  • Facilitating day-of logistics pertaining to the visiting high school students

committees

Each committee will include 2-4 members

Marketing Committee

The Marketing Committee is responsible for managing all brand presence for the Conference. They will collaborate on multiple creative elements including, but not limited to, overall brand design, social media posts, general marketing concepts, promotional and event planning.

Members of this committee needs to be capable of generating creative, captivating content that appeals to correct target audiences while
ensuring content and visuals are aligned with overall WIB marketing strategy and the WIB brand.

Responsibilities include:

  • Generating content (both visual and written) for promotional material

  • Developing strategies for social media campaigns

  • Developing strategies for on campus marketing for events

  • Planning and booking for marketing events

  • Acting as the point of contact for all external inquiries regarding use of promotional materials, or requests for promotional material creation

Skills:
Preferred, but not necessary

  • Knowledge of Facebook page management and strategy

  • Experience in Adobe suite


Student Scholarship Committee

Female leaders at Cal Poly will have the unique opportunity to apply for and receive monetary scholarships at Women In Business’s Spring Conference in April. This team will be working directly with WIB executive board member and Director of Sponsorship, Kathy Phi to manage this process start to finish.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with corporate sponsors to create Scholarship Applications (Winter Quarter)

  • Marketing these Scholarships to students (Creating promotional materials - Winter Quarter, Facilitating Marketing - Spring Quarter)

  • Managing application process start to finish

  • Organizing applications and working with Executive Board to decide recipients

Catering & Facilities Committee

If you are interested in learning how to manage and run a large scale event, this is the commitee for you! Event planning is a valuable skill that is best mastered by practice, and this is the perfect opportunity to assume a role without an incredible amount of time commitment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Aiding in the organization and logistics of the conference (creating programs and signage, managing check-in for students and professionals, organizing catering, managing day-of volunteers (20+ students/ community members), facilitating transitions, ect.)

  • Having a role in communications with other campus and outside entities (i.e. campus dining, UPD, local restaurants, etc.)


Networking Session Committee

 

Work with sponsoring companies to facilitate a career and networking session at the Spring Conference. The Networking Session Head will be working directly with the Assistant to the Director of Sponsorships and Company Partnerships.

Responsibilities include:

  • Organizing all corporate sponsors for the networking session, including communicating directly with professionals and local and national corporations.

  • Running all logistics of the career and networking session day-of Conference

Pre-Conference Event Committee

The Pre-Conference Event Committee is responsible for all planning and logistics of the pre-conference social dinner. This is the perfect opportunity to assume a role of planning a much smaller-scale event (60 people) without an incredible amount of time commitment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Organizing all logistics of the Pre-conference event

  • Running and managing event day-of

  • Communicating with outside entities (i.e. local restaurants)

  • Communicating with attendees of the event

    • Sponsors, advisory board, out-of-town attendees