One of the premier women’s advocacy organizations in the poker world is seeking help so that it can accomplish even greater things. The Women’s Poker Association (WPA) International Division has recently announced a handful of open positions that it’s looking to fill, with the goal of recruiting motivated volunteers to assist with various organizational initiatives.
The five positions they’re seeking to fill include: Treasurer, Secretary, Final Table Celebrations Program Manager, Raise It Up Program Manager, and Community Outreach Liaison.
WPA International Affairs Director Ivonne Montealegre is specifically looking to “make a mark by inviting women from all over the world to apply for these Board positions, rather than be exclusionary.”
Description of the Five Volunteer Roles
Applicants for the Treasurer position should have some sort of background in finance or bookkeeping, as their primary responsibility will be to create and oversee the WPA international Board’s budget.
Applicants for the Secretary position should have a strong working knowledge of Trello and Google Drive, as well as have strong organizational and written skills. Their primary responsibilities will be to assist with the communication among WPA International Board members, keep meeting records, assist with administrative work, and distribute communicative materials.
Applicants to fill the role of Final Table Celebrations Program Manager should be enthusiastic extroverts. This person’s primary role will be to conduct outreach with poker rooms worldwide and coordinate swag and merchandise offerings at the final tables of various events.
Applicants to fill the role of Raise It Up Program Manager should be excited by the prospect of enhancing the profile and visibility of women in the poker world. This role’s primary responsibilities include arranging business meetings with poker room managers and other industry business leaders for the purpose of promoting the WPA’s work in a positive light.
Finally, applicants to fill the role of Community Outreach Liaison should ideally have a background in marketing, sales, or communications, with documented experience in having forged business relationships being advantageous. This person’s primary role will be to identify new business opportunities for the WPA to achieve sponsorship, as well as research new markets in which to begin organizational activity.
Ready to Lend a Hand? Send in Your Application
Interested applicants should send their CV and a cover letter to: [email protected]
As far as commitment required, applicants should be prepared to devote approximately 10-15 hours per week to the respective roles.