The Vice President of DEI, reporting to the President, is responsible for driving and increasing diversity in our speakers, partnerships, board members, and members at all levels.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Develops and takes ownership of the diversity plan, budget and metrics reporting
  • Develops strategies for improving our practices and culture
  • Helps AMA Birmingham’s community understand the concepts and terminology around diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Guides our efforts to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all people
  • Presents resources and ideas to guide and receive cultural differences in a positive way within our organization and during our events
  • Assists with community engagement to build new relationships and awareness for AMA Birmingham community
  • Builds relationships with strategic groups and organizations and encourages participation in AMA Birmingham events and programming. Tracks participation in the chapter. 
  • Helps identify talented and motivated individuals for volunteer and leadership positions
  • Works directly with VP of Communications, VP of Membership and VP of Programs to ensure diversity initiatives and messages are communicated and executed
  • Creates and organizes diversity programming during the year


  • Serves 2-5 hours per week
  • Attends AMA Birmingham programs and events
  • Attends monthly Executive Board meetings
  • Provides monthly board report/committee update and dashboard numbers to Secretary before each executive Board meeting


  • Active AMA Birmingham member (required)
  • Degree in marketing, advertising, communications or related field with experience leading diversity advocacy initiatives
  • Experience with Asana preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally, coordinating across a large, dynamic organization with multiple board members and committees