We’re looking for new Board Members We invite you to apply for an open Board position for the 2022 AIGA Triad NC Board. All positions are volunteer positions. The term is January 2022 – November 2023.
Being a designer is not a requirement to apply. Our board is an eclectic group of professionals who value design, diversity, collaboration and the local community. Join us in our mission to bring together an inclusive community, create change, empower one another and elevate design within the Triad.
About Us Founded in 1914 as the American Institute of Graphic Arts, AIGA is now known simply as “AIGA, the professional association for design.” In 2007, a group of Triad Area designers formed AIGA Triad NC, the first local chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. AIGA Triad’s purpose is both integral and complementary to the national organization: to provide the highest standards within the profession and the business community and to stimulate interest and understanding of graphic design and visual communication through lectures, exhibitions, and other activities.
We recognize diversity through professional backgrounds, years of practice, areas of professional experience, economic level, cultural background, age, ethnicity, place of origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, and cognitive and physical abilities.
AIGA is the profession’s oldest and largest professional membership organization for design—with more than 70 chapters and more than 18,000 members—we advance design as a professional craft, strategic advantage, and vital cultural force.
Interested in one of the open positions listed below? Apply here *Deadline to Apply—12am Wednesday January 5th 2022*
Board Member Roles & Requirements Maintain an active AIGA Membership throughout entire term Completion of a full term (2 years) Positive representation of AIGA in our community Attendance at monthly Board Meetings (currently virtual) Attendance at 80% of AIGA Triad events
Communications Director The Communications Director is responsible for keeping our membership and community informed about the happenings of the Chapter and AIGA. They oversee all outgoing Chapter communications from printed materials to web content to social media. The Events Team relies heavily on the Communications Director to properly promote upcoming Chapter events with their Communication Team.
Duties include: – Manage a communication strategy/schedule for the Chapter – Coordinate with the Web Coordinator and Event Committees to plan and execute effective marketing for each event – Manage Chapter’s Mailchimp and Social Media accounts
Events & Programming Director The Programming Director works with all Board members to plan an annual calendar that reflects the Chapter’s activities. They develop and produces quality and profitable programming; works closely with fellow board members to produce successful programs; oversee and assist Programming Chairs with planning of their events, particularly establishing and tracking of event budgets (work with Bookkeeper), and time management; and assist in securing speakers, sponsors and venues when needed.
Duties include: – Guiding the direction of the Chapter’s Events – Oversee Events Coordinators – Work with Treasurer to develop and oversee event-related budgets – Lead the development of events schedule for the year – Create an event summary for each event
Events Coordinator The Events Coordinator is in charge of planning and executing our events at a local level. These events are created to give our membership an inside look at the design industry in their particular city and throughout our state. The Events Coordinator works closely with the Programming Director.
Secretary We are looking for a secretary to foster communication and ensures proper management, documentation, and utilization of important records for the term of 2022-2024. Your job is to keep us organized and scheduled. You will be primarily responsible for recording meeting minutes (taking notes) at monthly board meetings. Minutes are important organizational documents that provide date, time, location, those in attendance of meetings and key information such as board actions, elections of officers or directors, and monthly reports from board members.
Who you are: – An efficient note taker who focuses on the big picture and assigning action items – You love being organized and knowing where everything lives – A planner, you know what needs to be done and who needs to do it
Duties include: – Record the minutes of all meetings of the Board and the Members – Maintain a board binder containing the governing documents, key governance policies, minutes of board meetings, and written consents – Schedule board meetings (currently via Zoom) giving ample notice to board members of the date and time – Distribution of agendas before meetings