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Lean In Canada is a volunteer-run community of professional women empowering each other to build purposeful and fulfilling careers. We are affiliated to LeanIn.org, an initiative of the Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation. Our volunteer engagement focuses on the following critical elements:

Meaningful Work – Our volunteers have broad and thoughtful accountabilities that leverages skills and stretches learning. We believe in creating an environment where our volunteers are encouraged to think outside the box and try new roles

Trust – Our volunteers are given authority to make decisions and act within the accountabilities of their roles

Diversity – We are committed to an open environment which encourages differences and focuses on advancing women in all facets of their life, professionally and personally

If you want an engaging, meaningful volunteer experience and feel connected to our mission, please join us!

Current Openings

Toronto Chapter

+- Sponsorship Committee | Sponsorship Committee Member

You will research, connect to, pitch, and negotiate sponsorships for Lean In Canada. You are excited to foster long term relationships with Regional Sponsors for the Toronto Chapter, with the goal of building renewable partnerships for Lean In Canada. Attend monthly (or more frequent if needed) team meetings to ensure cohesion and key deliverables are being met. We're looking for someone who is passionate about partnerships and who is a motivated connector to promote Lean In Canada. Apply Here

+- Marketing Committee | Social Media Manager

The Social Media Manager will be responsible for : - Supporting Marketing lead in developing social media guidelines and updating as required - Being the liaison for the local chapter social media leads to ensure consistency across national and local pages and ensure brand standards are being met - Sharing LIC announcements and sponsored content - Posting about upcoming events - Attending Toronto events to capture live coverage during events - Responding to questions from the community and group pages - Engaging with the community to build brand awareness Ideal candidate should be familiar with Hootsuite, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn. Available 1-3 hours a week. Apply Here

+- Marketing Committee | Videographer

Do you naturally capture candid animated moments? Can you also produce short-second videos? Lean In Toronto's marketing team is looking for a videographer to help capture content at our events and create some animated social media footage. If you've got the equipment and passion for joining a great team you're what we've been looking for. Time commitment can vary between 5-10 hours a month depending on if event footage needs editing. We hope you're eager to join a team of women empowering women. Apply Here

+- Marketing Committee | Graphic Designer

Do you have natural instincts on what looks good on social? Can you make our Instagram POP and stand out in someone's feed? Lean In Toronto's marketing team is looking for a graphic designer to help produce social media assets. We need someone who can follow our brand guidelines and has a keen creative eye. Time commitment can very, but is usually 5-10 hours a month. There are other graphic designers on the team to help you share the load with. We look forward to creating with you! Apply Here

Calgary Chapter

+- Sponsorship Committee | Head of Sponsorship

The Head of Sponsorship shall assist the Calgary Chapter President and the VP of Partnerships in the development and execution of its sponsorship plan in order to build productive relationships and gain buy-in from sponsors, ensuring the long-term financial viability of the organization. The Head of Sponsorship shall also actively manage the expectations of local and national sponsors (coordinating with Toronto Lean In Canada Sponsorship committee) to ensure smooth sponsorship operations across Canada. Responsibilities The Head of Sponsorship shall build and lead a volunteer committee that will: - Develop and execute a comprehensive sponsorship strategy that will be ratified by the Board - Create compelling sponsorship materials that promote Lean In Canada’s services while attracting aligned sponsors - Establish criteria and standards for sponsors and sponsorship levels - Seek out, assess and recommend potential sponsors and grants to the Board - Find and build relationships with sponsor leads to advocate for sponsorship of Lean In Calgary (Regional Sponsors) and Lean In Canada (National Sponsors) - Build a portfolio of financial sponsors, in-kind sponsors (eg. raffle prizes, services, etc.), and grants to ensure a comfortable cash flow position and take advantage of cost-saving opportunities - Work with Program Committee to ensure sponsors are accurately presented on site at events. - Work with Marketing Committee to ensure sponsors are accurately presented through marketing collaterals online and offline. Qualifications - Experience in sponsor development a plus. - Proficiency using Microsoft Office, iWork, Google Docs and Slack. Time Commitment: - 5-7 hours a month – more in start-up phase and year one Apply Here

+- Events Committee | Events Lead (Co)

The Events Lead shall lead a committee in the planning and execution of Lean In Calgary member events. The goal is to create a supportive environment where members and attendees are provided with exceptional opportunities to network, learn career-enhancing skills, share perspectives, and hear inspiring stories, in a warm and safe environment. Responsibilities The Events Lead shall build and lead a volunteer committee that will: - Develop and execute a comprehensive events plan – in collaboration and consultation with the Head of Programs and the National Events Lead. The events program will be ratified by the Calgary Leadership Team and the National Board. - Produce engaging events measured by participation and the amount of social media activity pre, during and post event. - Work closely with the Marketing and Sponsorship Directors to generate promotional buzz for the programs and sponsorship funds. - Seek out, assess and recommend potential speakers and event venues to the Board - Working with the Head of Programs, prepare the speakers with pre-event touch base sessions to review presentations, key talking points to ensure within time limit and presentation content is relevant to our attendees. - Ensure a consistent quality and welcoming environment at programs in alignment with the Lean In Canada brand and values Qualifications - Experience in event planning and event design mandatory - Proficiency using Microsoft Office, iWork, Google Docs and Slack. Time Commitment: - 20-30 hours/month – during event months (4x year) - 10-15 hours/month during non-event months Apply Here

Vancouver Chapter

+- Events Committee | Day of Event Volunteers

Interested in events but not sure how much time you can commit? Day of volunteers are needed in Vancouver to help setup, help with registration, and take down events once a month. Apply Here

+- Sponsorship Committee | Sponsorship Team Lead

Building out sponsorship strategy and overseeing implementation with monthly (or more frequent if needed) team meetings to ensure key deliverables are being met. Apply Here

+- Events Committee | Events Team Committee Members

Assists Events Team Lead in event planning execution. Scouting event venues, securing catering for events, setting up event day of, preparing event budget, working with event marketing team to ensure timely event marketing communications to member base. Apply Here

+- Marketing Committee | Media Relations Coordinator

Outreach to local press and media to invite them to attend our events. Secure placements for our programs and member offerings in the press. Establish and maintain positive relations with the press. Work with marketing team to create press messages as required. Apply Here

+- Membership Committee | Online Community Engagement

- Working collaboratively with the Marketing Lead to support our member base online through Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn using creative and engaging marketing campaigns - Generate new content or find content to share to engage members in our online community - Ensuring all members of our online communities are aware of and adhere to our community policies (safe, welcoming space) Apply Here

National Board (toronto-based)

+- Marketing Committee | Content Manager (2 roles open)

The Content Manager will be responsible for: - Supporting Lean In Canada in developing content strategies and creating content to build the overall brand and online presence to connect with the Lean In community - Writing, editing and proofreading content to support National Events, Local Events and develop content to support the storytelling of our sponsors, circles and mentorship program - Supporting in writing copy for emails and newsletters to ensure consistency across platforms and build the Lean In tone and voice. - Leverage Lean In.org content to repurpose for Canadian audience. ** Note: there are two roles available duties can be broken up between the two roles. Ideal candidates have excellent written communication skills, experience with social media managements, ability to create and develop original content, ability to develop content that encourages engagement and builds overall brand. Apply Here

"I’ve been exposed to an amazing community of great women whom I’ve relished the opportunity to get to know, network and build relationships with."

- Monique Ashpole

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