Volunteer Opportunities

Kalamazoo Social Media Week wouldn’t exist without the support of our amazing community of volunteers. Interested in contributing to an awesome event while honing a variety of skills in the process? Review available opportunities below and apply to get connected with the perfect position.

Awards Judging Facilitator

  • Decide which entries qualify for a nomination based on the criteria set forth by the committee
  • Notify Nominee Facilitators of which nominees were and were not selected
  • Assign nominees to judges for scoring
  • Ensure judges complete their scoring by the deadline
  • Receive and track final scores
  • Prepare talking points for the Awards Ceremony
  • Input the winners into a PowerPoint presentation for the Awards Ceremony

  • Has a background in social media and/or digital marketing
  • Is able to easily recognize which nominees are qualified
  • Organized
  • Clear communicator and collaborator
  • Works well in a team
  • Pays close attention to detail

Awards Judge

  • Receive nominations from facilitators
  • Score nominee entries based on the scoring guidelines and categories set by the committee
  • Provide thorough written feedback for each nominee that may be used as blog content and talking points during the Awards Ceremony
  • Strong background in social media and digital marketing
  • Must be able to recognize successful campaigns and innovation in social media without guidance
  • Must be open-minded and unbiased
  • Must be able to offer thoughtful and thorough feedback to nominees
  • Is able to attend the Awards Ceremony

Volunteer Before the Event

Social Community Engagement Team

  • Monitor and engage on social platforms
  • Share key day-of-event info (schedule changes, attendee or venue info)
  • Promote upcoming content
  • Post live content of presentations via social channels
  • Strong background in social media and digital marketing
  • Clear communicator and collaborator
  • Detail oriented
  • Available for (1) 4-hour timeblock during event

Day of Event Positions

  • Set Up / Tear Down Support
  • Registration Desk
  • Event and Room Facilitator
  • Networking Navigator
  • Runner
  • Works well in a team
  • Clear communicator and collaborator
  • Detail oriented
  • Additional qualifications may apply for specific roles – our team will work with you to find you the perfect opportunity

Volunteer at the Event

Ready to help us put on an awesome event?