The Lead Facilitator is responsible for facilitating the committee chairwomen in their pursuits and the communication with Claris International Inc. Additionally, the role oversees the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The Lead Facilitator will appoint committee leads as appropriate with the Boards Approval. The Lead Facilitator will appoint a Nominating Committee Lead in February of each year. The Lead Facilitator is the head of the Board of Directors and also acts as chair of the Finance Committee and is elected by the membership.
The Non-Profit Lead shall keep accurate records of the acts and proceedings of all meetings of the General Members and the Board. The Non-Profit Lead shall have general charge of the records of Women Innovating Together. The Non-Profit Lead shall sign such instruments as may require a Secretary’s signature and, in general, shall perform all duties incident to the office of a Secretary. The Non-Profit Lead will review annually this Constitution and Bylaws, maintaining the official copy, keeping it current and recommending changes that meet the needs of the organization. The Non-Profit Lead will file and keep all state and federal forms up to date, keeping the organization in good standing.
The Scholarship Lead is responsible for the documentation and communication of the scholarship submission and selection activities of WITfm. The Scholarship Lead is the primary officer of the committee and provides the links between the committee, members and outside agencies. The Scholarship Lead should be a good communicator, maintain confidentiality on relevant matters and have the ability to delegate tasks and supervise others. Tasks include preparation of the scholarship application, guidance of the application reviewal process, communication with applicants as needed, receive and disseminate correspondence to and from the scholarship committee.
The Membership Lead shall be responsible for: developing strategies for attracting and welcoming new members and retaining existing members; recommending membership policies and requirements to the Board; following through with guests at meetings and with prospective members; and maintaining the database of current members.
Fund-Raising / Donor Relations Lead
The primary duties of the Donor Relations Lead are to oversee WITfm’s fundraising efforts for the year, including drafting the annual fundraising message, seeking the feedback/approval messaging from the Marketing Lead and the Lead Facilitator, as well as distributing the messaging in a variety of ways throughout the year, including, but not limited to: PPT/keynote presentations, correspondence to past donors, potential donors and alumni, MailChimp, and FileMaker meet-ups. The Donor Relations Lead works with the Scholarship committee to set fundraising goals for the year and presents this goal to the Lead Facilitator for approval. During the year, the Donor Relations Lead monitors the campaign’s progress and reports results/trends at quarterly meetings. The Donor Relations Lead explores and develops ways to continually strengthen revenue streams to support WITfm’s missions.
The Donor Relations Lead manages the various revenue-generating streams/venues, including, but not limited to: Donation website (e.g. GoFundMe or CWP solution), Recurring Memorial Scholarship Donations, Collection of Direct Donations (as opposed to via website, e.g. GoFundMe). The Donor Relations Lead is charged with keeping WITfm’s hosted FileMaker solution, DevCon Booth Buddy, updated with the most current donor and donation information.
The Donor Relations Lead also oversees the appointed position, Alumni Relations. Alumni Relations: The Donor Relations Lead guides the Alumni Relations position to work cooperatively with Marketing and Scholarship committees to cultivate, curate, document and distribute alumni stories as part of the organization’s ongoing success narrative.