Senior Programming Chair Position Description

Below is a description of the responsibilities of the Senior Programming Chair on the board of directors for YNPN Triangle NC. Applications to join the board open on Monday, August 17, 2020. Learn more and apply here

Responsible To:

Board of Directors (Chair) 


The Senior 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 Senior Programming Chair will:

  • Supervise the Junior Programming Chair and ensure they have the tools needed to support the overall management of the programming committee
  • Work with the Junior Programming Chair to coordinate monthly professional development and networking events based on YNPN Triangle NC’s Competency Model 
  • Create and implement the goals for the programming committee, ensuring alignment with YNPN Triangle NC’s strategic plan 
  • Create and manage the annual programming committee budget
  • Determine the programmatic resources needed to accomplish event coordination and volunteer goals 
  • Determine event and project timelines for the committee 
  • Conduct regular programming committee meetings 
  • Assist in the collection and documentation of data and evaluation related to YNPN Triangle NC programming, such as attendance and feedback at events 
  • Cross collaborate with other YNPN Triangle NC committees 
  • Communicate finalized event details to the Marketing & Communications Committee within an agreed-upon and adequate time frame for effective promotion
  • Maintain the Programming Chair email address and all outward-facing communication 
  • Organize Interviews and the selection of committee members 
  • Update and maintain the SOPs for the programming committee 
  • Manage the website pages, as it pertains to the programming committee 
  • Attend (if possible) all YNPN Triangle NC events, personally thanking special guests and serving as a spokesperson for the organization
  • Support the organization through the annual Board Give/Get Campaign at a contribution level of $100 or more

Executive Skills and Experience:

  • Executive Management
  • Governance
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Executive Leadership
  • Strategic Planning
  • Supervising
  • Evaluation
  • Awareness YNPN Triangle NC history and culture
  • Awareness of YNPN nationwide network 

Additional Skills needed:

  • Experience planning events, including event program and logistics 
  • Familiarity with the Triangle nonprofit sector preferred 
  • Attentive to detail
  • Project Management
  • Fundraising
  • Communications and Marketing
  • Event Planning
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Facilitation skills
  • Time Management
  • Data Management
  • Volunteer Management 
  • Big-Picture thinking
  • Relationship-Building

Time Commitment:

20-30 hours per month for one year


By the board and committee members, annually