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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!

Our values are:

  1. Empowering – we champion and celebrate each other
  2. Inclusive – we encourage diverse perspectives and foster open dialogue
  3. Approachable – we are welcoming and help people connect with each other
  4. United – we are collaborative and share the same vision
  5. Trustworthy – we keep our word and others’ confidence
  6. Respectful – we are mature, transparent, and open to new ideas & feedback

Current Openings

Toronto

+- Videographer (Toronto)

Do you have experience with live streaming events? We are looking for someone who can help us live-stream our events

+- Marketing Lead (Toronto chapter)

The Marketing Lead of the Toronto Chapter will report to the Chapter President and plan and execute the marketing strategy for the Toronto Chapter. The Marketing Lead will work closely with the Chapter President and National Marketing Director, other team leads and the marketing team volunteers to ensure key deliverables and targets are being met. We're looking for someone who is passionate about digital marketing and who has great ideas on how to promote Lean In Canada in Toronto!

+- Sponsorship Committee Member (Toronto)

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.

+- Social Media Manager (Toronto)

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.

Vancouver

+- Day of Event Volunteers (Vancouver)

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.

+- Sponsorship Team Lead (Vancouver)

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

+- Events Team Committee Members (Vancouver)

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.

+- Media Relations Coordinator (Vancouver)

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.

+- Membership Committee | Lean In Circles Manager

- Responsible for supporting and growing the number of Lean In circles across Vancouver - Building and managing content to share with members on how they can start their own circles - Working closely with Member Analytics/Round tables lead to understand how members can be supported

+- Membership Committee | Online Community Engagement

- Working collaboratively with the Marketing Lead to support out 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)

+- Membership Committee | Member Analytics

- Responsible for ensuring the integrity of the member data system so the Lean In Vancouver team can understand our demographic, member needs and future areas for supporting our membership. - Set up and communicate user protocols for uploading new member information. - Following every large event and roundtable the CRM lead will update member profiles with learned/gathered information – including input from other ME team members and other Lean In Vancouver team members. - Identify members who may be interested in a future themed event based on job type, industry, age demographic or other data cut. Provide this list to the ME team lead for outreach purposes.

National

+- Business Development Lead (National)

You will research, connect to, pitch, and negotiate sponsorships for Lean In Canada. You are excited to foster long term relationships with National Sponsors to build 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.

+- 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.

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