Education and events department

Dedicated to: education and events 

Scope: strategic planning around regional educational priorities and virtual/in-person events; coordination/oversight of all region/chapter event types and regional event execution 

Tasks and focus areas: 

Events: regional/chapter coordination of all event types and virtual event execution support

  • Management and maintenance of global planning calendar, incorporating all regional/chapter events of all types (educational, networking and recruitment) and proactively working to coordinate and avoid event/scheduling conflicts. Annual program planning and coordination.
  • Tracking event stats and revenue to ensure plans and targets are met
  • Work cross-functionally to build relationships with the regional CR team and Marketing team to effectively deliver on event sponsorship and promotion of education and events
  • Networking event innovation brainstorming and coordination to enhance networking opportunities across the region and all chapters
  • Provide guidance on event planning best practices as needed across the region and chapters
  • Virtual event execution support across the region/chapters:
    • Maintenance of regional Zoom license and virtual event scheduling on the platform (license admin/payments handled by HBA Central)
  • Assignments of dedicated technical support volunteer (or two for more complex events) for each regional/chapter virtual educational event to lead the technical rehearsal and handle all live tech support/platform hosting 

Education: coordinate educational priorities across the region and develop virtual events to fill educational gaps

  • Oversight of educational event topics across the region to ensure a robust menu of development opportunities across the full geography
  • Virtual events/education:
    • Topic tracking and comparison in global planning calendar to:
      • avoid duplication/competition
      • look for cross-regional opportunities for collaboration
      • look for existing events that may appeal to AGs/member groups in your region
      • ensure quality in programming offered to members
    • Execution and planning of virtual events as needed to fill educational/topic gaps
    • Educational trend scouting

Conferences: as needed based on regional conference offerings

See also role descriptions for: