Join the Harvardwood Board of Directors - January 2016

The Harvardwood Board of Directors is coming up on elections for its next term, and we are looking for some energetic individuals to fill a few great positions! The Harvardwood BOD is the managing body that oversees the volunteer efforts of Harvardwood members worldwide and has worked to create an impressive array of events, programs, and online resources over the past fifteen years. As a member of this dynamic team, you will play a large role in determining the priorities and setting the course for the entire organization. 

Below is a list of Board positions we are looking to fill. Each Harvardwood Board member holds office for a period of two years, until his or her successor is elected and qualifies. Board members should have a strong interest in fostering career education and networking among Harvard University alumni and students, and candidates have either completed a degree program at Harvard University or have a strong enough affiliation to Harvard as determined by a majority of the existing directors. Board members must be of the age of majority in CA and should be able to attend quarterly board meetings in the Los Angeles area (Board members in other locations can participate via conference call, but please note that for some positions, a presence in LA is preferred).

To be considered, please submit your resume and a brief statement of qualification (1 or 2 paragraphs) to [email protected] by January 15, 2016. Please be sure to write your statement in the body of your email, not as a separate attachment. Thank you!

Open Harvardwood Board of Directors Positions

Associate Director, Harvardwood Writing Program — Features 

The Associate Director of HWP Features will assist the Director in overseeing this ongoing program that serves feature screenwriters in Los Angeles, NY, Boston, other cities, and/or online as the need arises. HWP groups meet regularly to discuss and critique original material and to hear from experienced guest speakers in different fields. 

Associate Director, Harvardwood Summer Internship Program 

The HSIP Associate Director assists the Director in producing this summer career development program for current Harvard students. The HSIP provides a list of summer internship opportunities in the arts, media and entertainment to interested Harvard students. In addition to organizing this list, the Director and Associate Director coordinate career-related activities throughout the summer for participating students and companies in NYC and LA (and/or other cities in which there is critical mass).

Associate Director, Membership Experience

The Associate Director of Membership Experience will aid the Director in determining why people become Full Members and implement strategies for keeping members engaged in the organization. This person will serve as one of the points of contact for current members on how to best utilize Harvardwood. He/she will assist the Director in relaying information to the Board about what is important to members and how to make the overall membership experience better. The ideal candidate for this position is personable, approachable, and enthusiastic about Harvardwood’s potential for service. 

Associate Director, Harvardwood Music

The Associate Director of Harvardwood Music will assist the Director in fostering networking, professional development, creative collaboration, and exposure for all musicians affiliated with Harvard. This person will also assist with the organization and administration of the Harvardwood Radio station and the annual online Harvardwood Karaoke Contest. The Associate Director of Harvardwood Music must reside in Los Angeles.

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