Annually, the Greek Board of Directors sponsors EMPOWER, Greek Week, Songfest and Homecoming events while promoting the community through coordinated Public Relations efforts.
Below, you will find the requirements for potential committee members of GBOD as well as a brief description of the positions that will be filled. Below each committee description are specific committee positions to be applied for. Committees are composed of a representative group of Greek students who will be responsible for the planning and execution of their respective events.
Requirements: Full-time student enrolled at LSU (12+ hours) 2.5 Cumulative GPA (2.0 in the preceding semester) On active status and in good standing within your chapter In good standing with Louisiana State University
Fundraising – The committee will work with the Fundraising Directors and the entire Greek Community to raise money for its annual Greek Week Habitat for Humanity build. Committee members will organize an extensive letter writing campaign and attract corporate sponsors to raise funds for the build. Members will also be required to enter all completed letters and donations into the Greek Life Database. We have set our fundraising efforts at $200,000 for the 2018 Habitat Build and are hopeful that we will go above and beyond this goal!
·Corporate Sponsor Chairs: These committee members will be responsible for compiling a list of potential corporate sponsors and organizing Give Back nights with local businesses. They will present the corporate sponsor packet and follow up with potential corporate sponsors. Must be organized to record sponsor information and make sure that contracts with corporate sponsors are upheld. They will be responsible for communication with local businesses to plan and organize Give Back nights benefitting Greek Week.
·Letter Writing Party Chairs: These committee members will be responsible for organizing the Letter Writing Party supplies for each of the chapter visits. They also will help other committee members with presenting skills at the Letter Writing Parties while maintaining a high morale.
·Database and Point Chairs: These committee members will help manage chapter spreadsheets on the iDrive and lead training for the other committee members on how to enter letters and checks. They will also verify all the checks are entered correctly and organize batches for Habitat to pick up.
Homecoming -- The committee will work with the Homecoming Directors and chapter Homecoming representatives to plan an event that will reflect positively on the Greek community, showcasing spirit and enthusiasm for LSU and its traditions in a professional manner. You will focus in on the Greek Olympics, partnering with Campus Life for the Can Drive, and the Annual Lawn Decoration Competition.
Public Relations – The committee will work with the Public Relations Directors to establish and maintain a positive image of the Greek community and relationships with local media outlets, LSU administration, and the Baton Rouge community. Members will promote and build awareness for Greek Board of Directors’ sponsored events and aid chapters in spreading the word about their individual events. Committee members are expected to be proficient in the following fields: ·Graphic Designer – the committee members are responsible for creating any social media content, including graphics, fliers, Snapchat filters, and other advertisements for all GBOD events
·Writer – the committee members are responsible for writing and sending press releases to local media outlets both on and off campus
·Photographer/Video Editor – the committee members may also be responsible for creating promotional videos for GBOD events
·Banner painting – the committee members will also be painting banners for homecoming, Greek Week, and Empower
Applicants for PR committee are expected to submit a PR portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org of at least 3 items. Failure to submit a portfolio may not be considered for the committee.