Director, Student Member Relations

IABC Ottawa

Position: Director, Student Member Relations

Location: Ottawa

Category: Volunteer, ~5-10 hours per month

Required: Immediate Start

About IABC: 

International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is a chapter based, member-led and member driven non-profit organization providing a professional network for 15,500+ business communications and marketing professionals in over 80+ countries. In Ottawa, the Chapter brings together communications, marketing and creative professionals from private, public and not-for-profit organizations, helping our members to grow in their career and succeed in their jobs.

Description: The Director of Student Member Relations will be in-charge of managing programs and projects to recruit and retain new student members.


  • Work with Membership VPs to recruit and retain new student members
  • Manage and work with student leaders at the University of Ottawa, Algonquin College and Carleton University
  • Work with the professional development team to coordinate student-focused events
  • Provide regular updates to Membership VPs on programs’ success/needs


  • Active interest in the marketing and communications sector
  • Interest in personal development through skills based volunteer opportunities
  • Familiarity, experience and/or interest in IABC Ottawa and its mandate
  • Voluntary or paid experience in business or sales and sales management
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Great presentation skills
  • Willingness to make a long-term commitment (1 year +) and a personal investment in this role
  • Students are welcome!

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