Open Board Position: Director at Large - Communications


Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana is seeking an emerging leader to fill a board vacancy seat as the Director at Large of Communications for YLNI. This individual should be someone versed in marketing, public relations (or a related field), with a passion for telling the story of YLNI and Northeast Indiana. Within this role, the Director at Large of Communications will have the opportunity to actively work with the Vice President of Communications to oversee all aspects of communications within the YLNI organization. This person will act as a voice and champion of the organization. As the Director, at Large (DaL), this individual would serve their initial board term under the leadership and guidance of the Vice President of Communications.

Background / Skills

Ideal applicants for this position would have the following background, interests, and strengths:

  • Experience in public relations, marketing, communications, or a related field.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Experience using and/or running social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Experience contributing to, or managing a blog, as well as content creation.
  • Management experience a bonus, but is not required.

Job Roles / Responsibilities

This individual would take the lead to help from a board level with the following:

  • Work directly with the VP of Communications to recruit and manage members of the Communication’s Committee.
  • Create content and execute the distribution of the YLNI Newsletter.
  • Oversee the distribution of any YLNI member emails.
  • Assist with overseeing and managing YLNI social media accounts.
  • Assist with creating content and overseeing the YLNI blog.
  • Attend monthly YLNI board meetings.
  • Attend committee meetings as necessary.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.

Our Mission

YLNI’s mission is to attract, develop and retain emerging leaders through community, professional and social engagement.

Apply Today:

If you or someone you know may be interested in this position, please email a short bio about yourself and summary of why you may be interested to Katie Robinson at All applications due on or before September 21, 2018. Applicant’s resume and board application may be required.

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Fort Wayne, IN  46853

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