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Become A Marketing Volunteer

AMA Chicago is among the largest chapters, and our hundreds of volunteers bring our mission to life. Whether you’re looking to make connections, gain hands-on experience or increase your marketing knowledge, getting involved is a direct path to opportunity.

Join us at an upcoming event to see our volunteers in action and learn more from our team.

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Volunteer Skills Needed

AMA Chicago seeks volunteers with these skills:

  • Copywriting
  • Graphic design (Canva preferred)
  • Marketing campaign planning
  • Marketing analytics
  • Google Analytics
  • Event planning
  • Project management
  • Account management
  • Business development
  • Nonprofits, startups, college internships

Ready to share your skills with the Chicagoland marketing community? Complete our simple application.

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The value of volunteering

Professional development

Gain practical hands-on experience to expand or refine your marketing expertise by working hand-in-hand with leaders.

Build deep network connections

Fast track job or business opportunities through deep member, fellow volunteer, and board-level connections.

Volunteer-only special access

Network at committee meetups and socials. Gain opportunities to publish original content and speak at engagements.

Special recognition

Benefits include LinkedIn recommendations, Volunteer of the Year award, professional references, and resume building accolades.

Leadership development

Gain leadership and project management experience. Access to leadership summit, board retreat, and best practices.

Additional event discounts

AMA Chicago and AMA National events (25-60% off member prices) and complementary access for working volunteers.

Volunteer Committees

Community Programs

The community programming committee works on SIGs and all monthly programs. Ideal committee members are seasoned marketing professionals with a large network and a willingness to reach out to those in their network frequently.

Executive Programming

The executive programming committee leads Brand Smart, MarketingTech Smart, CMO Smart and smaller programming developed for executive marketers.

Communications

The communications committee is our chapter’s content marketing engine. This team drives thought-leadership and branding through our editorial, promotional and community content. All committee members participate in a monthly team conference call.

Membership Relations

The membership relations committee handles all aspects of the membership experience and maintains acquisition and retention goals set by the board.

Sponsorship

The sponsorship committee develops partnerships with Chicago-area marketing agencies and service providers to financially support the chapter programming agenda.

Marketing Insight

The marketing insight committee completes all research the chapter conducts, maintains the chapter CRM and provides the board with KPIs and other metrics that show the health of the chapter in all non-financial areas.

Strategic Relations

The strategic relations committee is responsible for outreach to collegiate AMA chapters in Illinois. The end goal is to promote the AMA brand through key partnerships and engagement between AMA Chicago and local AMA Collegiate Chapters, their faculty, and their students.

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