Knox Pride Board Positions
Please contact Knox Pride if you are interested in any of the positions listed below. Nominations are due by the September 10th with elections taking place on October 8th. Application deadline is Oct 1st.
Board positions require a commitment of one public and one working meeting per month in addition to attendance at all fundraising events for 3 years. Officer positions also require attendance at Executive Board meetings. Positions are all volunteer, non-paid roles open to the LGBTQ+ community and our Allies. Please submit a resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Supporting the local and surrounding LGBTQ+ community
2 VIP Tickets to Pridefest
VP, Festival Coordinator
As an Officer of the Board, the Festival Coordinator oversees the organization's annual festival and parade.
Review potential festival sites and present pros, cons and costs to board
Work with vendor partners to organize festival and parade needs
Meet with city officials and file required forms
Attend monthly City of Knoxville Special Events meetings
Present budget to Executive Board for review
Obtain invoices and provide to Treasurer for vendor payment and record keeping
Build committee to assist with planning and execution of festival and parade
Review budgets presented by Committee Chairs/Event Coordinators and make recommendation to Executive Board
As an Officer of the Board, the Secretary maintains agendas, meeting minutes, emails and forms.
Create and publish monthly meeting agenda
Announce quorum at start of all meetings
Maintain meeting minutes according to Roberts Rules of Order
Provide meeting notes to all board members within 5 business days
Create and publish organizational forms
Assist President with designated tasks
The Development Coordinator will oversee fundraising goals (capital campaign and sustainability campaign) and assist with public outreach opportunities.
Review prior fiscal year’s fundraising and set annual goals
Conduct research and propose opportunities for local donor engagement
Organize and maintain CRM database, preferably Salesforce non-profit platform
Assist with long term strategic planning of organization goals and grassroots fundraising
Develop and cultivate donor relationships through presentations and proposal materials
Local grassroots fundraising, regional opportunities, and corporate sponsorship growth
Adventures with Pride and Dine Out Committee Chair
This Committee Chair position oversees Knox Pride's Adventures with Pride and Dine Out series. you are responsible for coordinating these events and making sure other board members are signed up for the events to there is always a few Knox Pride representatives at each event.
Adventures with Pride - This series is a monthly event designed to offer the LGBTQ+ and Ally communities of all ages an opportunity to meet others with like interests. i.e. - Bowling, hiking, etc.
Dine Out with Pride - This is a series of nights hosted by local restaurants in support of Knox Pride.
Coordinate and represent Knox Pride at all Adventures with Pride events
Organize all Dine Out with Pride events with local restaurants
Schedule board members for each event and maintain list
Issue reminders of events and assigned board members via Slack
Consult with Marketing Committee on event announcements and calendar updates
The Volunteer Coordinator position oversees organization of volunteers for all Knox Pride events and quarterly partnership opportunities.
Recruit volunteers throughout the year via social media, website and in-person engagement
Attend major events from set-up through tear-down
Schedule all volunteers needed for each event
Research and present selection of community partnership events - one each quarter
Ability to multitask, maintain volunteer database and speak in public
General Board Member
General Board Members will be assigned duties based on skill set.
Special Events Coordinator
The Special Events Coordinator will oversee all fundraising events except Pridefest. Coordinator will assist Pridefest Chair in planning and execution of event.
Coordinate all facets of each event
Determine marketing needs of each event and coordinating with Marketing Chair
Maintain vendor relationships - i.e. venue, catering, etc.
Assess volunteer needs and provide to Volunteer Coordinator
The Technical Writer will work with the Marketing Committee and Secretary to ensure all public relations and promotional material verbiage is with scope for Knox Pride's brand.
Review and edit Knox Pride's Sponsorship Packet
Review and edit Knox Pride's annual Pridebook
Proofread all event marketing materials
Assist with public relations announcements
The Graphic Designer will work hand in hand with the Marketing Committee to promote Knox Pride's image and brand.
Create content for social media and marketing
Create marketing materials for each event
Manage vendor relationship for merchandise and promotional materials
Brainstorm with Marketing Committee and Merchandiser on new promotional merchandise
Submit design suggestions to the Board for annual Knox Pride T-shirt
Manage design process for annual Pridebook and consult with Board
Marketing Committee Member (3 needed)
Marketing Committee Members will work with the Marketing Committee Chair on assigned tasks.
Live stream events
Create and publish social media posts
Assist with managing all marketing channels
Assignments as determined by Marketing Committee Chair
Research new marketing options