Programming Chair Position Description

Below is a description of the responsibilities of the Programming Chair on the board of directors for YNPN Triangle NC. Applications to join the board are now open. Learn more and apply here

Responsible To:

Board of Directors (Chair)

The Programming Chair supports YNPN Triangle NC’s strategic plan by creating programming that provides professional development and leadership training to young nonprofit professionals in the Triangle and fosters a culture of active engagement and inclusivity. The Programming Chair:

  • Coordinates and executes monthly professional development and networking events based on YNPN Triangle NC’s Competency Model at accessible locations around the Triangle
  • Oversees and manages the Programming Committee and delegates tasks to committee members
  • Manages and oversees the programming budget and expenses
  • Reports on the activities and accomplishments of the Programming Committee at board meetings and/or through monthly committee reports
  • Assists in the collection and documentation of data and evaluation related to YNPN Triangle NC programming, such as attendance and feedback at events
  • Assists with organizational fundraising efforts through online and offline communications channels
  • Communicates finalized event details to the Marketing & Communications Committee within an agreed-upon and adequate time frame for effective promotion
  • Serves the organization as a resource on sector-shaping programming and event trends, issues, and strategies that provide innovative thought leadership
  • Coordinates efforts with other YNPN Triangle NC committees as needed to ensure all Committees are working cooperatively and effectively toward achieving YNPN Triangle NC’s mission


  • Experience planning events, including event program and logistics preferred
  • Excellent project manager
  • Familiarity with the Triangle nonprofit sector preferred
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Ability to self-start and meet deadlines independently
  • Knowledge of meeting management
  • Organized and attentive to detail
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Interpersonal and motivational skills
  • Willing and able to take risks

Time Commitment
15 - 20 hours per month for two years

Self and by the Board, annually