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The National Association of Asian American Professionals is a volunteer organization. We are always looking for people at the local and national levels to lead, follow, innovate, and implement.

Currently, NAAAP National is looking to fill specific key positions. This is an exciting opportunity to work with Asian leaders from across the nation on initiatives that will impact all of the NAAAP chapters and ventures.

Why get involved?

  • You want to build leadership and organizational skills that will enhance your professional life.
  • You want to be more valuable to your employer or potential employers.
  • You want to build and grow your professional network.
  • You want to be a part of a rapidly growing Asian professional organization in North America.

If you like to have fun, add value, and improve yourself, if you like being around other people with a “can do” attitude, or if you want to give back, contact NAAAP about one of the positions below or suggest the way that you want to be engaged.

Available Positions

Chapter Development Director

The Chapter Development Director supports new chapters with their vision, planning, budgeting, leadership roles, technology needs, and communication (email and social media) needs. Chapter Development Director should be familiar with start up a new chapter or experienced with running an existing chapter.  Duties include monthly conference calls, being available to new chapters on a biweekly basis, and maintaining and updating chapter guidelines and NAAAP collateral. This role reports to the Chief Chapter Relations Officer but may also take direction from the National President and the Executive Director.

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The Chiefs Programs Officer guides, facilitates, and supervises several key leaders in charge of national programs including the ERG Training Program, the National Leadership Academy, the Leadership Convention, NAAAP100 and Inspire Awards program, Women in NAAAP, Successful Parents in NAAAP, NAAAP Pride, and the Speakers Bureau.

The Chief Programs Officer is one of seven C-level positions reporting directly to the Executive Director and National President.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that NAAAP’s overall mission is achieved with national programs
  • Mentors and serves as a sounding board for each program leader
  • Shares vision of national programs with chapters who adopt and executive elements of the national program
  • Maintains overall calendar of critical milestones for each program
  • Plans and monitors the budget and spending for each program
  • Identifies and introduces appropriate sponsors to each program
  • Updates Executive Director and National President on progress, needs, and challenges in each national program

Minimal Qualifications:

  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Current NAAAP member
  • Excellent follow up skills
  • Responsive and Dependable
  • Self Starter with the ability to take initiative on tasks with little or no direction
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous NAAAP leadership role
  • Previous Project Management skills
  • Familiarwith Google Suite

Personal Benefits:

  • Develop invaluable skills outside of your current career (i.e. human resources, budgeting, marketing, and project management, etc) which are valuable to many employers
  • Be an integral part of the fastest growing Asian professional organization in North America
  • Network with high level corporate executives

National Director of Business Development

Funding and contributions (monetary or in-kind) are essential to deliver value to the members, partners, and shareholders of NAAAP. Therefore establishing relationships and acquiring corporate sponsorship revenue is critical to the success of NAAAP. The National Director of Business Development acts as a bridge between NAAAP and the “corporate world”.

The National Director of Business Development reports directly to the National Chief Business Development Officer (CBDO).

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for acquiring contributions from various corporations.
  • Maintaining the relationship with corporate sponsors and partners.
  • Maintain relationships with Corporate Affinity Groups or Employee Resource Groups.
  • Lead a team of account managers to perform the duties above.
  • Manage the annual Asian Corporate Rankings Program

Minimal Qualifications:

  • Ability to multitask and manage time effectively.
  • Must have flexible schedule. May require meetings during normal business hours.
  • Comfortable with interacting with corporate senior or executive management.
  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Current NAAAP member.
  • Excellent follow up skills
  • Responsive and Dependable
  • Self Starter with the ability to take initiative on tasks with little or no direction.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous NAAAP leadership role.
  • Sales Experience
  • Previous Asian ERG membership.

Personal Benefits:

  • Develop skills outside of your current career (i.e. Marketing, Business Development, Event Planning, Public Relations…etc) which are valuable to many employers.
  • Be an integral part of the fastest growing Asian professional organization in North America.
  • Network with high level corporate executives.

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