PWN Milan - SAVE THE DATE - 2020 General Assembly and Board Election

30 September 2020 18:30 - 20:00 TBD

 

 

 

 

PWN Milan Board would like to  invite all PWN members to SAVE THE DATE for the annual  

General Assembly

 

 

 

to approve the 2019 financial report and vote the new PWN Milan Board of Directors for the period ending in 2023.


WHEN Wednesday, September 30, 6-8 pm (to be confirmed)
WHERE GA will be held in person or online, via a Zoom meeting, according to the social distance rules in place by that date


This event is reserved  to PWN Milan Members only


Due to the pandemic emergency, PWN Milan has postponed the General Assembly to September. The agenda of the GA will include the 2019 financial report and the new board members election.


 PWN Milan is seeking nominations for it's Board roles

Take a look at the role descriptions below and come to be part of this vibrant group of people committed to gender balanced leadership and to the continued growth of our network and community.
The key dates related to the election process are:

  • September 1st: deadline for candidate submissions by sending an email to president@pwnmilan.net
  • September 15th: candidate biographies available on the PWN Milan website
  • September 30th: voting will take place in the General Assembly 

INFORMATION FOR PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES

Only women who are PWN Milan members for at least 3 months before the date of the General Assembly can apply for a board position.

Please note that PWN Milan is a volunteer-based association and all board positions are not payed.

It is permitted to apply with another trusted person (max 2) for the same board position and seek election as Co-directors.

If you're interested in being a candidate for a position on the PWN Milan Board of Directors for the period ending in 2023 with the approval of the 2022 financial report, please notify PWN Milan by sending an email to president@pwnmilan.net. Please put the word "Elections" in the subject line and indicate the position for which you are submitting your name as a candidate. The closing date for candidate submissions is 6pm on September 1st  2020.

In the email, we also request that you include:

  • A short biography, preferably with a picture. Biographies may include information as your personal background and your association with PWN
  • Your motivation behind why you want to become a Board member 
  • Your goals/vision for the organization for the coming year


BOARD POSITIONS

PRESIDENT

Face of the organization in the press and vis-a-vis third parties, embodies the values of the association and represents Italy at the Federation level.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 
  • Legal representative of association
  • City Network Governance and Strategy
  • Defines clear goals / programs / activities consistent with developed and agreed strategies.
  • Sets priorities in terms of investment
  • Ensures that all Board of Directors adhere to and deliver against their defined roles and responsibilities.
  • Chairs and develops an agenda for Board Meetings.
  • Liaise with PWN Global and  other city network presidents
  • Serves as a spokesperson to the media on developing network stories.
  • People management:
    • Delegates the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority.
    • Ensures that roles, responsibilities and reporting lines are clear to staff members.
    • Judges the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches task to skills. 
    • Monitors progress against milestones and deadlines.
    • Encourages risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative.
    • Appoints interim and special committees, task forces and representatives, and makes replacement appointments. 
PROFILE / BACKGROUND
  • Strong business experience, preferably in an international environment.
  • Experience in managing high level contacts in business, government, international organizations or civil society organizations.
  • Demonstrated experience setting strategy and motivating and leading 10 or more individuals

VICE PRESIDENT

Face of the organization in the press and vis-a-vis third parties in absence of the President. Represents an important link with the rest of the Federation and coordinates the Board workflow.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 
  • Responsible for the overall management of PWN in case of absence or inability of President and provides oversight for the remaining Board roles not covered by the President
  • Responsible with the President for external relations, including those with Corporate Members and Sponsors, press,  community and political organizations, other women’s groups, etc.
  • Participates at PWN events as part of the Welcome Committee
  • Shares best practices and guarantees continuous interaction with PWN Global and other city networks
PROFILE / BACKGROUND
  •  Strong business experience, preferably in an international environment.
  • Experience in managing high level contacts in business, government, international organizations or civil society organizations.
  • Demonstrated experience in setting strategy. 

TREASURER

Covers all the financial and legal issues concerning the association, including compliance with the Italian legal framework and cost and revenue management

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  •  Preparing all quarterly financial statements for board meetings, reviewing and monitoring all possible discrepancies.
  • Oversees the review of and monitoring of monthly bank statements against income/expenses recorded, collect, review and pay bills (by check or bank transfer.) Follow up on any unpaid transactions or errors in charges.
  • For the AGM, prepare the annual financial statements and budget review and sign off with the external accountant before the meeting date
  • Alerts the Board to any financial matters that require attention
  • Participates at PWN events as part of the Welcome Committee
  • Shares best practices and guarantees continuous interaction with PWN Global and other  local networks
PROFILE / BACKGROUND
  •  Business experience, preferably in an international environment.
  • Strong experience in accounting and finance/budgeting,

MEMBERSHIP EXPERIENCE DIRECTOR

Manages all relations with current and prospect individual members of the association, collaborates with other board members on specific projects aimed at increasing and maintaining membership levels

 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develops the strategy to retain current members and recruit new members and coordinates the activities of the Membership Experience Committee
  • Responds to request for information about membership through telephone calls, personal contacts, social media and correspondence
  • Ensures that member database is kept up to date and holds the relevant information, solves any fundamental problems together with PWN Global Webmaster
  • Executes a communication plan for current, new, lapsed and expired members, as well as event participants together with VP Marketing & Communication
  • Maintains supplies of membership materials: informational brochures, sign up sheets, follow up documentation, etc
  • Organizes a new member orientation on a quarterly basis
  • Participates at PWN events as part of the Welcome Committee
  • Shares best practices and guarantees continuous interaction with PWN Global and other  local networks
PROFILE / BACKGROUND
  • Hands on, proactive and responsive
  • Ability to influence and motivate
  • Experience in sales, business development
  • Strong customer experience focus
  • Ability to connect with a wide variety of different people

CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP DIRECTOR

Manages all relations with current and prospect corporate partners of the association, collaborates with other board members on specific projects aimed at increasing and maintaining  loyalty.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Gains an understanding of the environment in which PWN Milan & Global  operate in order to determine trends and needs of current and potential partners that would translate into new opportunities
  • Identifies, qualifies and establishes formal relationship with business partners
  • Develops and implements partnership goals and objectives thus finding the best ways to accomplish partner’s needs and objectives.
  • Supports and facilitates contract negotiations
  • Identifies a point person to manage ongoing partner relationships and ensures issues are identified, resolved and prevented in future and that new opportunities are identified and pursued.
  • Participates at PWN events as part of the Welcome Committee
  • Shares best practices and guarantees continuous interaction with PWN Global and other  local networks
PROFILE / BACKGROUND
  • Experience in  sales, business development marketing  or related areas.
  • Experience in negotiation, contract management
  • Strong customer experience focus  

Professional Development Programs Director

Develops and manages annual mentoring program. Supervises all professional development programs offered by the association, in collaboration with the President and the project leaders of specific programs (es. Kickoff your future, Step up your career, Engaging men...).

 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Supervises all development programs offered by the association
  • Acts as a contact point to leverage best practices with other PWN Milan board members and with PWN global
  • Develops and manages the annual mentoring program
  • Liaises with VP Mentoring in other city networks in order to develop international mentoring programs Participates at PWN events as part of the Welcome Committee 
  • Shares best practices and guarantees continuous interaction with PWN Global and other local networks
PROFILE / BACKGROUND
  • Strong experience in program management & governance
  • Experience in as many of the following fields as possible: human resource management, coaching
  • Ability to influence and motivate
  • Ability to connect with a wide variety of different people

Networking Aperitifs Director  

Manages  all PWN Networking events, from content to speakers, aiming to guarantee a file-rouge among them and good event turnout. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for organizing Networking Aperitivo, Workshops, Holiday and Summer Parties, and other Special Events as per the PWN calendar
  • Prepares event description to be posted on the website by Operations Director
  • Presents the networking topic to the audience and monitors the members during the networking games
  • Participates at PWN events as part of the Welcome Committee
  • Shares best practices and guarantees continuous interaction with PWN local networks’ Program Directors
PROFILE / BACKGROUND
  • Experience in program management & governance
  • Experience in as many of the following fields as possible: human resource management, coaching
  • Ability to influence and motivate
  • Ability to connect with a wide variety of different people

MARKETING DIRECTOR

Manages all PWN related communication through different media aimed at creating awareness. Responsible for PWN-Milan website. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Defines PWN social media strategy and produces relevant contents
  • Ensures coordination & continuity on web / social network contents 
  • Creates corporate and marketing/promotional materials, both print and electronic to increase awareness of PWN
  • Delivers newsletters, press releases, social and media contents
  • Manages PWN web site and social networks site – interacts with webmaster to solve possible issue
  • Manages PWN mailing lists (members, guests, contacts, etc.) 
  • Participates at PWN events as part of the Welcome Committee.
  • Shares best practices and guarantees continuous interaction with PWN Global and other local networks
 PROFILE / BACKGROUND
  • Experience in marketing and communication
  • Strong experience in digital  and web management.
  • Ability to influence and motivate
  • Ability to coordinate  and harmonizing content coming from a variety of different people
  • Strong experience in international environment.

operations DIRECTOR

Responsible for organizing all meeting & events.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for organizing all meeting & events, as per the PWN calendar
  • Send invite to mailing list for each event per the PWN calendar
  • Responsible for searching the most appropriate venues
  • Managing the relationship with the venue manager / suppliers
  • Coordinate speakers
  • Organizes staffing for Guest Registration desk at all PWN events and keeps an accurate list of guest attendance for each event
  • Ensure high quality of services at the events
  • Shares best practices and guarantees continuous interaction with PWN Global and other  local networks
PROFILE / BACKGROUND
  • Experience in event management
  • Experience in negotiation, contract management

Event details

Venue
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