Volunteer with HAE

Updated: 1.9.2019

Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs is growing and we could really use your help!! Below are some great volunteer opportunities. These positions are only for Harvard alumni or members of the Harvard community. If you see something that interests you - drop us an email — info@Harvardae.org .

  • Benefits “PERKS” Program Coordinator open

  • NEW: Creative Digital Photo and Graphics Manager open

  • Development Manager (2) 1 position open

  • Drive podcast producer (3) 2 positions open

  • HAE Forum Moderators (2-5) open

  • Membership Manager open

  • New Chapter Managers (1-3) open

  • Social Media Manager (3) 2 positions open

  • Sponsorship Manager (2) 1 position open

  • NEW: Video Producer

  • Virtualdavos (webinar) Producer (3) 2 positions open

  • NEW: Web Content Writers (3-4) 3 positions open

  • NEW: Wix Developer open

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“PERKS” Benefits Program Coordinator open

HAE is looking to create a member's benefits program offering free and reduce price services to our members.Will be responsible for outreach (calls) to prospective companies. Required for success: Interest in helping build a member services program. Willing to contact prospective companies. Familiarity with services/programs of interest to entrepreneurs preferred but not necessary.

Campus Outreach Manager filled

HAE is looking for someone to help with outreach to the dozens of student groups, clubs and programs that focus on entrepreneurship. This person will be responsible for introducing HAE to these organizations and build an on-campus HAE consortium of student entrepreneurs. Required for success: Knowledge of Harvard student groups and organizations. A self-starter interested in helping build a bridge between student entrepreneurs (both college and graduate) and our alumni community.

Creative Digital Photo and Graphics Manager open

HAE is looking for someone to oversee our web image operations.  The Creative Manager will work closely with our web team and chapters leadership to oversee the organization and management of our photo and graphics library. Key components include photo retouching and optimization, selecting images for web-based marketing and set  image standards and processes. You’ll be responsible for cataloguing images and graphics. Selecting and retouching photos. Optimize digital images for the web. Assign and publish photo for organization-wide use via Basecamp. Graphics creation is a plus. Required for success: You are an organizer by nature and have experience in creating a self-service digital library. Experience with photo editors (Adobe, etc.).

Development Manager (2)1 position open

HAE is looking for 1-2 development managers to deepen engagement key members of our community to expand our fundraising efforts. Prospect, cultivate, solicit and steward individual donors. Assist in crafting a strategy for using events and public outreach and engagement of Board HAE leadership. Required for success: Passionate about HAE's mission. The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and engage effectively with HAE leadership and key alumni.

Digital Project Manager: Basecamp filled

Basecamp is HAE's collaboration tool that we are using to: house organiztion-wide and chapter documents and files; track and faciliate projects and facililtiate team/project communication. We are looking for someone to oversee the organization, launch, integration and management of Basecamp. You will contribute to proper training and onboarding processes. You wil also contribute to the development of methodologies, standards and best practices to streamline processes and create efficiencies for HAE's project management capability and train team members when applicable. Required for success: Enthusiastic about project management with 1-2 year experience in project management. Experience with Basecamp preferred but not necessary.

Digital Project Manager: Slack filled

Slack is HAE's enterprise communications and collaboration tool that will be used all lead volunteers, committees and chapters. We are looking for a volunteer to oversee the organization and use of Slack and to set up Slack channels. As a manager you will help develop and execute communications plans that help HAE succeed. You will contribute to proper training and onboarding. Contribute to the development of methodologies, standards and best practices to streamline processes and create efficiencies for HAE's project management capability and train team members when applicable Required for success: Enthusiastic about digital project management with 1-2 year experience in project management. Expeience with Slack preferred but not necessary.

Drive podcast producer (3) 2 positions open

HAE is looking for 2-3 podcast producers for our new series Drive. You will act as an administrator and technical director for a group of podcasts working with HAE chapters and key leadership to develop and select podcast topics, manage the podcast, oversee the recording and editing of the episodes, and other behind-the-scenes interaction. You will also assist with social media marketing and management; provide consultation and assistance with research as needed. Episodes will feature notable Harvard alumni entrepreneurs. Required for success: Experience with podcast or radio. Able to work in a virtual environment with other teams

HAE Forum Moderators (2-5) open

HAE is looking for 2-5 forum moderators for our new forum web feature. You will act as an administrator for 1 or more content areas, working with chapters and key HAE leadership to develop and select forum topics. Required for success: You're good at moderating forums and interacting with online members, or would like to take the lead creating and managing an online group and sharing your expertise and experience with other group members.

HAEConnects EiR & Mentor Recruitment Manager (mentoring) filled

HAE is looking for 2-3 volunteers to identify and recruit entrepreneur Entrepreneurs in Residence (EiR) and mentors for our inaugural mentoring program. Our Experts are accomplished entrepreneurs who have founded, sold or IPO'd successful ventures, who are industry experts and engage with our community once to twice a month. Mentors are seasoned entrepreneurs who have a wide range of startup industry and functional expertise. Their role is to align themselves with alumni entrepreneurs and share their advice on strategic and operational issues facing the team. Required for success: You're good at interacting with C-Suite/Founders/VC/Faculty communities. A self-started who likes to take the lead in building and managing a new initiative. Passion for mentoring.

Membership Manager open

HAE is looking for someone to develop and execute our membership recruitment and retention program. You will oversee outreach to alumni expressing interest in HAE (GNN, Welcome to Your City, etc.) as well as identify opportunities to collaborate with other Harvard entities as a way to expand membership. HAE has a two-tierd membership offering. The Membership Manager will contribute to the overall strategy to increase full membership subscriptions. Required for success: You see the value of One Harvard. Creative and intuitively recognizes opportunities for member outreach and collaboration with appropriate follow through. Ability to work independently, but also as part of multiple teams.

New Chapter Managers (1-3) open

HAE is growing and we are looking for alumni who are interested in contributing to the growth of HAE. New Chapter Managers will be responsible for guiding interested alumni throug the new chapter development process and being a resource for their questions and concerns. Required for success: Knowledge of HAE and experience as an HAE volunteer.

Social Media Manager (3) 2 positions open

HAE is looking for 2-3 volunteers to develop and execute our social media assets including: Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn, and (coming soon) Instagram. We are looking for someone who will work with our chapters to post content as well as augment these postings with HAE content (features on Harvardae.org, forum discussions, exclusive alumni opportunities, etc.) and promotion of key campaigns (10 days to $10, etc.) This person will play an integral role in setting the social media strategy and policies. Required for success: A social media maven by nature. Running social media campaign is a plus.

Sponsorship Manager (2) 1 position open

HAE is looking for 1-2 Sponsorship managers to help secure and expand sponsorship support for our three key programs: HAEConnect (mentoring), Virtualdavos (webinars) and Drive (podcasts series) as well as other potential sponsor categories, programs and events. Will help craft presentations that creatively utilizes HAE's assets to meet the goals of the potential sponsor - including fulfillment strategies. Required for success: The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and engage positively with HAE leadership and key alumni.

Video Producer

HAE is looking for a video producer to shape the HAE story of advancing alumni entrepreneurship and innovation. You will guide and execute 2-3 short (3-4 mins) videos (from still images and graphics) from start to finish, creating the vision, developing the brief and narrative storyboard for each project. Required for success: You have a passion for storytelling. Curiosity, creativity, and initiative are a must. You’re able to work independently as well as in a collaborative setting. Experience producing short videos and familiarization with online non-linear movie making editing software (e.g. Kizoa, WeVideo). Candidates will be asked to provide example of work and their role in the producing the videos.

Virtualdavos (webinar) Producer (3) 2 positions open

HAE is looking for 2-3 webinar producers for our webinar series Virtualdavos. You will acts as an administrator and technical director for a group of webinars including working with chapters and key HAE leadership to develop and select topics, manage the webinar, oversee the recording and other behind-the-scenes interaction. Assist with social media marketing and management. Provide support for presenters prior to event and consultation and assistance with research as needed. Episodes will feature notable Harvard alumni entrepreneurs with live Q&A. Required for success: Familiarization with webinar technologies (Webex, Zoom, etc). Great with technology and has excellent organizational and people skills. Able to work in a virtual environment with other teams.

Web Content Writers (3-4) open

HAE is looking for 3 (great) web content writers to tell the stories about our vibrant community of alumni entrepreneurs and contribute to our content engagement strategy that will help deepen HAE’s supporter engagement. You’ll be tasked with writing and posting web content, writing alumni interviews, official blog content, newsletters and promotional content related to our initiatives on many platforms. You’ll assist with moderating content and setting guidelines for a variety of communications channels. Required for success: You have a passion for telling stories, have excellent written and verbal skills and a self-starter who has the ability to work collaboratively and engage effectively with HAE leadership and key alumni.

Wix Developer open

HAE is looking for a volunteer WIX developer who can help us to create custom WIX Pages for our new website

You’ll be tasked with writing WIX code, building pages connecting to WIX database (that are not available out-of-box). Knowledge of transferring Domains and setting up G-Suite is a plus (however not an absolute requirement). Required for success: You love building website, are a self-started, and works collaboratively as part of a bi-coastal tech team. If you’re up for the challenge, we would like to hear from you: rakesh@alumni.harvard.edu