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We are powered by 100% volunteers. Founded in 1988, AIGA Baltimore has over 425 professional, associate, and student members from Baltimore and the surrounding area. Our members represent a variety of professions under the umbrella of communication design, ranging from book and type design to interactive design and experience design.

Our board members are passionate, driven professionals who enjoy giving back to the community together through AIGA initiatives as well as local programming, such as our annual Ink & Pixels student conference, our annual Design Week, our recurring informational and social events (Blend, Converse, and Design on Tap), and a variety of special programs geared towards the design and creative communities in Baltimore.

AIGA Baltimore is always looking for excited volunteers and board members in our community that want to give back. Check out some of our open positions below.

Have questions or want to apply your talents to benefit the creative community in Baltimore? Email info@baltimore.aiga.org to get in touch and apply for a board role!

 

WANTED: Programming Chairs
Must love planning! Attention to detail and top-notch time management skills are a must. You should also be able to juggle multiple event issues at once: budget, venue, catering, promotions, speakers, volunteers, etc.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting Programming Director in generating ideas for and planning two large-scale special events each year
  • Ensuring events are attractive to members and add value to their memberships
  • Collaborating with other board members on their event needs

 

WANTED: Community Partnership Chair
Do you strike up conversations with strangers in the check-out line? We’re looking for someone who loves to meet new people and is passionate about building relationships. A strong belief in the purpose and vision of AIGA is an absolute must, as is the ability to articulate the importance of design.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Building relationships within Baltimore’s greater creative community, including individuals, professional organizations, and businesses
  • Identifying potential collaborators, partners, and sponsors for AIGA Baltimore’s various events and initiatives
  • Ensuring that collaborators, partners, and sponsors are acknowledged and thanked for their contributions

 

WANTED: Membership Chair
Must love people! The ability to build relationships and foster connections with our members is required. Having a passion for spreading design love is also a huge plus.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing at least one “members only” event
  • Creating and managing distribution of a welcome packet (digital or printed) to new members
  • Reaching out to members whose memberships have expired or are up for renewal
  • Developing ways to increase and retain our membership

 

WANTED: Education Chairs
You know that a mind is a terrible thing to waste—especially a creative one! And you know that today’s design students are tomorrow’s thought leaders. Ensuring that the next generation of designers gets the support it needs from AIGA will be your number one priority.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Establishing relationships with student group leaders and acting as a liaison between AIGA Baltimore and Student Groups
  • Organizing events and initiatives directed to students, including the annual Ink & Pixels student conference every April
  • Organizes programming fostering professional development for non-students
  • Supporting the Education Director with all education initiatives

 

WANTED: Communications Chairs
Are you a content junkie? Do you live to write and write to live? Are your proofreading skills bulletproof? Then we want you to be one of our resident wordsmiths!

Responsibilities could include:

  • Writing and editing copy for events/initiatives, blog posts, social media, and emails as needed
  • Attending an occasional chapter event to manage social media coverage, taking event pictures and publishing posts to the Chapter’s social media streams
  • Assisting the Communications Director and working with volunteers to ensure quality communications are produced in a timely manner
  • Ensuring that materials are aligned with Chapter guidelines and proofread prior to release

 

WANTED: Interactive Web Chair
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<body style=”font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif”>
<p style=”text-transform:uppercase”>Wanted:</p>
<p>Total web geek. Must love coding pixels to perfection. <strong>Strong organizational and time management skills are essential, along with a love to collaborate with other board members and volunteers.</strong> You will be responsible for maintaining AIGA Baltimore’s web presence and working on web projects, including:</p>
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<li>Chapter website updates and feature projects (using WordPress, HTML, CSS [maybe some PHP, Javascript, and SASS, as needed])</li>
<li>Microsite design & development (as needed)</li>
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If that all makes sense, then we want to hear from you! Please include at least three website examples or a link to your portfolio with your application.
Want to volunteer on a per-project basis? Get in touch with us at communications@baltimore.aiga.org.

 

WANTED: Treasurer
You know your way around a balance sheet like it’s the back of your hand. For some reason, tracking money and overseeing budgets doesn’t mystify you. Oh, and you also don’t mind hanging out with a bunch of design nerds once a month and at the occasional special event.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Tracking spending and watching budgets
  • Approving budget proposals for events and purchases
  • Providing guidance with investments and future purchases

 

WANTED: Apprentice
Want to be more involved with AIGA Baltimore, and don’t see an open position that interests you? Consider assisting a current board member. We are always looking to add talent to our board – so shoot us an email, and let’s see how you can help participate in your design community.

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