Volunteer with AMA Cincinnati

Demonstrate your expertise, build credibility, work directly with hiring managers and high-potential candidates. ONLY MEMBERS have the chance to get directly involved in orchestrating, executing and innovating one of the most respected marketing organizations in the world. Committee involvement usually requires 1-3 hours a week, and we are happy to work with you directly to identify or even create just the right role and level of involvement.

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Collegiate & YP Networking / Market Research / MarComm / Member Engagement / Membership / Mentorship & Volunteers / Professional Development – SIGs & Workshops / Programming – Signature Speaker Series / Special Events / Sponsorship / Technology & Operations / Executive Leadership & Administration

Open Positions

Below are a few immediate needs and information to contact committees. Make the most out of your AMA membership today by reaching out to volunteer!

Programming – Signature Speaker Series

Always wanted to rub elbows with the movers and shakers in our industry? Or are you a leader who can help us find other captains of our industry?


  • Content carnivores and/or deeply connected industry pros who can help source, vet and manage high-profile, high-impact speakers
  • Event planners with logistics experience
  • Creative individuals to help position and promote innovative and engaging programming
  • Extroverts who are able to attend events and serve as greeters, networking facilitators and AMA enthusiasts

Commitment: 1-3 hours/week with some additional hours required closer to monthly events

Benefits: Access to industry gurus, high-profile events, skill/resume building, and exposure to chapter leaders and all other committees

Contact: Kelly Everett

Marketing Communications

Calling all creative minds! Know how to turn a phrase? Great with graphics? Well connected on social media or want to build your follower base?

Need: writers, designers and social media mavens

Commitment: 1-2 hours/week

Benefits: Promote Chapter events and yourself at the same time, gain followers on Social Media, show off your skills or gain new ones

Contact: Justine Daley

Content and Engagement

Are you the Content King or Queen? Savvy with Marketing Automation, CRM, Lead/Demand Gen and Social Media?

Need: writers, nurture campaign pros, and social media mavens

Commitment: 2-3 hours/week

Benefits: Show off your skills or gain new ones, gain experience with marketing automation working with Silverpop, build a portfolio of blog content, interact with top speakers and star volunteers

Contact: Megan Smale


Are you a highly-connected business development professional or business owner? Would you relish the chance at a great “excuse” to make new connections with successful businesses in and around Cincinnati?

Need: Established professionals (sales experience a plus) to assist with prospecting and reaching out to potential sponsors for supporting chapter needs and events

Commitment: 2-3 hours/week

Benefits: Grow professional network, enhance selling skills, add to your industry network and resources

Contact: Mitch Tidman


Do you have a little black book of corporate and industry contacts? Or do you need to create one?


  • Sales professionals and/or AMA enthusiasts to serve as event ambassadors, new member development and/or existing member engagement specialists
  • Experience and contacts with corporate and/or agency marketing leaders helpful but not required
  • Extraverts who are able to attend events and serve as greeters, networking facilitators and AMA enthusiasts
  • Experience in Salesforce.com helpful but not required

Commitment: 1-2 hours a week on activities like direct outreach, attending AMA chapter events and networking with attendees to promote engagement


  • Low-time commitment ambassador roles add purpose and opportunity to already valuable event participation
  • Professional networking opportunities
  • Opportunity to gain expertise in Salesforce.com

Contact: Gabrielle Walter

Young Professional & Collegiate Relations

Seeking both the young and also the experienced marketers! We want to put you two together to make beautiful marketing music…
Have fun while you learn, grow, and show your skills!


  • Volunteers to innovate, execute and promote fun social events with some professional development elements
  • Volunteers to work with local higher education institutions to cultivate and grow the collegiate/mentoring program
  • Mentors to share experience and advice with those new to the industry and hungry to learn
  • Some responsibilities can be done from the comfort of your desk, laptop, tablet or even smartphone

Commitment: 2-4 hours/week

Contact: Claire Motz or Lauren Lutz

Technology & Innovation

Are you a technology whiz looking to use or learn or integrate new marketing tools? Exercise your integrations muscles while helping out the chapter?

Need: Volunteers to provide hands-on assistance with CRM tools, marketing automation, analytics and website support

Commitment: 2-4 hours/week

Benefits: Learn and enhance skills with marketing tech such as Silverpop, Salesforce, Google Analytics, Eventbrite and WordPress

Contact: Sanjiv Karani 

Job Transition Shared Interest Group

Everyone has ~or needs~ a job sometimes. Will you help pay it forward?

Need: Recruiters, connectors and/or experienced hiring managers to act as advisors and alternate meeting leaders/moderators with proactive networking between meetings

Commitment: 1-2 hours/week

Benefits: Give back to the marketing community while helping others in their careers.

Contact: Pat Frew 

Special Events & Initiatives

Is event planning your secret super power? Put it to work for AMA Cincinnati to help innovate, plan, promote and execute major chapter events, specifically our Holiday Party (December) and our Annual Pinnacle Awards (May).


  • Event planners with logistics experience and venue/resource and/or high-profile/celebrity contacts
  • Creative individuals to help design, position and promote innovative and engaging programming
  • Award/Nomination program expertise, including collecting and evaluating entries

Commitment: 1-3 hours/week with some additional hours required closer to events

Benefits: Exposure within AMA chapter and across the broader Marketing Community, learn and enhance event planning skills, and innovate for impact and FUN!

Contact: Melissa Askren

Volunteers & Talent Management

Attention bright, outgoing and creative marketing utility players and HR recruiters! Hone your skills and build your network!


  • A few folks to help us identify, recruit and place volunteers in fulfilling roles across the chapter
  • Community involvement pros or enthusiasts to innovate and develop programming around mentorship, outreach and community impact
  • Potential leaders to learn the ropes and bring your skills to the chapter and potentially the board

Commitment: Averages a few hours a month in attending AMA chapter events and networking with attendees to promote engagement and/or to interact with the committee on logistics, etc.

Benefits: Low time commitment with high impact, professional networking opportunities

Contact: Afton Palmer

Open Call

Want to claim your ideal spot? Open to whatever we need most? Don’t see the exact right role, or not sure what is the right fit? We are here to create opportunities and align resources. Fill out a volunteer form with your interests and we will contact you asap!

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