University Union wants you to apply to our board of directors! We are seeking motivated students that are organized, creative, proactive, and team-oriented. Applicants must demonstrate an attention to detail, and a commitment to our organization and events.

To apply for these positions, please submit a resume and cover letter outlining the position(s) you are applying for.  Please explain why you chose the role(s), and why you’re the best choice for the position.

Applications are due no later than March 27th at 5pm. Please send your applications to elections.uu@gmail.com

 

President:

Oversees the entire organization. Responsibilities include managing the entire board of directors, running weekly meetings, and working with multiple budgets and the finances of the organization. The president acts as the University Union fiscal agent as well as the representative to university personnel.

 

Vice President:

Oversees University Union’s internal office structure. Responsibilities include recruiting and organizing new members, running monthly general member meetings, overseeing elected board members, and more. The vice president aids the president in all fiscal and university matters.

 

Concert Director(s):

Responsible for booking and executing University Union’s fall and spring concert events Juice Jam and Block Party. She/he works with professional agents and also oversees the planning of Bandersnatch shows and Mayfest. They must be able to manage time efficiently, be a team leader, and be able to strategize with the student body's desires in mind. Must have prior booking experience with University Union in order to apply.

 

Comedy Director:

Responsible for booking high-profile comedians and up-and-coming comedians. They must be able to manage time efficiently, be a team leader, and be able to strategize with the student body's desires in mind. They will work with professional agents to select and secure talent, handle day of show tasks, review contracts, and select venues for the events.

 

Lecture Series Director:

Responsible for booking high profile speakers. They will work with professional agents to select and secure talent, handle day of show tasks, review contracts, and select venues for the events. Must be able to manage time efficiently, be a team leader, and be able to strategize with the student body's desires in mind.

 

Collaborations Director:

Plans and manages all marketing activations, activities, non-artist related elements, and partnership at all UU events. Experience with personnel management, brand research, and professional dialogues is preferred. Applicant must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

 

Marketing Director(s):

Responsible for promoting all University Union events, both to students and the public. They are in control of creating, implementing, and managing all promotional tools, excluding social media. This includes both traditional and guerrilla marketing methods. The director(s) must be able to lead and manage a team while handling multiple projects simultaneously. The goal of the marketing director(s) is maximum attendance at all University Union events.

 

Social Media Director:

Responsible for marketing all University Union events through social media strategy. They lead the social media team, are responsible for any paid promotions, and create a weekly schedule for the official social media accounts of UU (including: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat). They also assist the physical marketing directors with marketing strategy. All applicants should be social media and marketing savvy, as well as be able to efficiently manage a team. Please include social media handles and sample social media (Facebook, Instagram, twitter) posts with your application.

 

Public Relations Director:

Acts as the official spokesperson for the entire organization. The director will work with campus and local press handling all media relations, and coordinate and execute artist interviews. They are responsible for managing a team of dedicated bloggers and overseeing alumni relations. Please include writing samples with your application.

 

Cinemas Director:

Responsible for organizing University Union’s weekly screenings, advanced screenings, and any other special cinema events. Must be proactive in creating and executing new and fresh ideas for the cinemas board. The director must be able to manage a team of students to successfully use the projector technologies to screen films each weekend.

 

Design Director:

Creates all promotional materials for University Union events. They are responsible for designing marketing material such as posters and handbills as well as promotional and giveaway items like hats, tank tops, and more. Working knowledge of the Adobe creative suite is a must. Please include a PDF portfolio or a link to your personal design website with your application.

 

Production Director:

Responsible for videography and photography of all University Union concerts, comedy shows, speaking engagements, special cinema events, and other various UU events. The director must be able to manage a team of students to maintain the UU website and ensure that all photography and videography of UU events is uploaded in a timely manner.