2016-2018 The Beacon Network Inc. Board of Directors Open Positions

Chair, Forums and Programs: Strategize on programming for bi-monthly forums by planning events around diversity calendar, soliciting engagements from appropriate speakers, planning work flow of event from start to finish; capturing summary of all forums; tally evaluations received after each forum/program and provide results to the board of directors; groom VC for role transition, identify and capitalize on creative cost effective opportunities to build membership and market The Beacon Network.

Term: 2 years Time commitment: 6-8 hours a month

Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, Forums and Programs: work directly with Chair of Forums/
Programs to support execution of job duties; serve as lead in managing the registration table at all forums and be responsible for recruiting board assistance to ensure efficient flow at each event; prepare for role transition after Chair’s term is over; identify and capitalize on creative cost effective opportunities to build membership and market The Beacon Network.

Term: 2 years Time commitment: 6-8 hours a month

Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, Membership: Work directly with Chair of Membership to recruit members and sponsors for The Beacon Network, support Chair with execution of job duties;
prepare for role transition after VC term is over; identify and capitalize on creative cost effective opportunities to build membership and market The Beacon Network.

Term: 2 years Time commitment: 6-8 hours a month

Chair, Marketing and Communication: Serve as key decision maker and define strategy
regarding Communication Guidelines and other aspects of member communication; assists the Chairperson and other board members with communication to members or contacts via email, postal mailings, print brochures, etc.; serve as Editor-in-Chief of the Beacon Network quarterly newsletter; partners with all board members and members to gather feedback on website and information to continuously improve content, navigation and branding; works with VC of
Membership to develop new marketing strategies/materials to drive attendance and enhance membership benefits offered; offers back-up support with other communication items such as taking photos, etc.; provide oversight for all activities relating to marketing and communication for The Beacon Network, groom VC for role transition at end of term, identify and capitalize on creative cost effective opportunities to build membership and market The Beacon Network.

Term: 2 years Time commitment: 4-6 hours a month

Vice Chair, Marketing and Communication: Design layout and content for quarterly
newsletter emailed out to members using Constant Contact; actively solicit content for
newsletter from members; work with Chair of Marketing and TBN Chairperson for final editing of newsletter; manage distribution and printing of newsletter to be distributed at quarterly meetings and managing all aspects of The Beacon Network website www.beaconnetworkfl.org. Partners with webmaster vendor to update content,, make design enhancements and upgrades as needed; manages LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, website
as needed; prepare for role transition after VP term ends; identify and capitalize on creative cost effective opportunities to build membership and market The Beacon Network.

Term: 2 year Time commitment: 4-6 hours a month

Chair, Mentorship: Provide leadership to the development and implementation of The Beacon Network mentoring program. Establish guidelines and coordinate mentor/protégé relationship processes that include interviewing mentors and mentees to determine interests, experience, and mentoring goals; matching mentors with mentees based on identified preferences; conducting training and providing tools and resources for a successful mentoring experience; encouraging active participation of mentors and mentees; evaluating program and mentoring activities, monitoring and marketing mentorship program to The Beacon Network members on an ongoing basis; groom VC for role transition; identify and capitalize on creative cost effective opportunities to build membership and market the Beacon Network.

Term: 2 years Time commitment: 4-6 hours a month

Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, Mentorship: Work directly with Chair of Mentorship to support execution of job duties; prepare for role transition after Chair’s term ends; identify and capitalize on creative cost effective opportunities to build membership and market The Beacon Network.

Term: 2 years Time commitment: 4-6 hours a month

Chair, Events: Partner with Chair of Communication to distribute information about quarterly
meeting information, and any upcoming events; assist the VC of Forums/Programs on logistics such as content development, material preparation, resource needs, catering needs, A/V needs, parking, etc.; plan annual social event such as “SAK Comedy Lab” or “Rivership Romance” outing; lead in coordination of all details for annual Champions of Change luncheon, groom VC for role transition; perform other duties as needed; identify and capitalize on creative cost effective opportunities to build membership and market The Beacon Network.

Term: 2 years Time commitment: 4-6 hours a month (more during last quarter prior to signature luncheon event)

Vice-Chair, Events: Work directly with Chair of Events to support execution of job duties;
prepare for role transition after Chair’s term is over; identify and capitalize on creative cost effective opportunities to build membership and market The Beacon Network.

Term: 2 years Time commitment: 4-6 hours a month (more during last quarter prior to signature luncheon event)

All board members commit to attending all board meetings (March, May, July, September, November and December). If a board member misses three (3) meetings, they will be presented to the board for consideration of removal. Additionally, all board members must be able to add value by contributing their time, talent and treasure to be an active part of The Beacon Network board of directors.

If you are interested in applying, please email your resume with a letter of interest for the specific board position you would like to apply for toinfo@beaconnetworkfl.org.