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AMA Chicago is among the largest chapters, and our hundreds of volunteers bring our mission to life. Whether you’re looking to make connections, gain hands-on experience or increase your marketing knowledge, getting involved is a direct path to opportunity.

Join us at an upcoming event to see our volunteers in action and learn more from our team.

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The value of volunteering

Professional development

Gain practical hands-on experience to expand or refine your marketing expertise by working hand-in-hand with leaders.

Build deep network connections

Fast track job or business opportunities through deep member, fellow volunteer, and board-level connections.

Volunteer-only special access

Network at committee meetups and socials. Gain opportunities to publish original content and speak at engagements.

Special recognition

Benefits include LinkedIn recommendations, Volunteer of the Year award, professional references, and resume building accolades.

Leadership development

Gain leadership and project management experience. Access to leadership summit, board retreat, and best practices.

Additional event discounts

AMA Chicago and AMA National events (25-60% off member prices) and complementary access for working volunteers.

Volunteer Committees

Community Programs

The community programming committee works on SIGs and all monthly programs. Ideal committee members are seasoned marketing professionals with a large network and a willingness to reach out to those in their network frequently.

Executive Programming

The executive programming committee leads Brand Smart, MarketingTech Smart, CMO Smart and smaller programming developed for executive marketers.


The communications committee is our chapter’s content marketing engine. This team drives thought-leadership and branding through our editorial, promotional and community content. All committee members participate in a monthly team conference call.

Membership Relations

The membership relations committee handles all aspects of the membership experience and maintains acquisition and retention goals set by the board.


The sponsorship committee develops partnerships with Chicago-area marketing agencies and service providers to financially support the chapter programming agenda.

Marketing Insight

The marketing insight committee completes all research the chapter conducts, maintains the chapter CRM and provides the board with KPIs and other metrics that show the health of the chapter in all non-financial areas.

Open Volunteer Positions

Career Content Copy Writer

The Career Content Copy Writer is responsible for creating career content for the chapter website and for a bi-weekly career dedicated email to our constituency. View complete description.

Manager, Signature Speaker Series

Manager Manager, Signature Speaker Series oversees and executes these quarterly events, whether virtual or in person.

Manager, Career Connections

Managers of Career Connections oversee and execute these quarterly professional development events.

Executive Programming Coordinator

The Executive Programming Coordinator provides overall committee support and gains experience in program development and event planning. This position supports AMA Chicago’s two annual conferences: CMO Smart and BrandSmart.

Email Strategist

The Email Strategist collaborates with the communications and marketing insights teams to develop and implement strategic direction for AMA Chicago’s weekly emails.

Associate Director, Communications

The Associate Director, Communications works closely with the Communications team to ensure completion and execution of communication tactics. This position is responsible for maintaining coordination among Communications team members to ensure all campaign/promotion messaging is in harmony. Responsible for maintaining one AMA Chicago has one voice and one message across all communications. View complete description.

LinkedIn Member-only Group Manager

The LinkedIn Member-only Group Manager collaborates with the Communications team to foster community in the chapter’s private LinkedIn group.

Social Media Analyst

The Social Media Analyst is responsible for gathering and reporting on the chapter’s social media KPIs and other metrics using Sprout Social and other reporting tools. Insights and recommendations are reported directly to Communications to support chapter initiatives and track progress towards communications goals. The position is a member of the Marketing Insights Committee and reports to the VP of Marketing Insights.

Membership & Recruitment Coordinator

The Membership & Recruitment Coordinator works alongside the Membership team to serve the Chicago marketing community.

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