Interested in running Emerson College Quidditch? Well you’re in luck. We are seeking enthusiastic members for our 2014-2014 Executive Board! All members of Emerson College Quidditch are eligible to run for a position on our Executive Board.
You can submit your nomination using this Google Form. You can submit your name for nomination for as many positions as you want, but please submit only one nomination per form. All nominations are due by midnight on Tuesday, April 15th. Please note that holding a position on our Executive Board requires attendance at weekly meetings. If you have any questions about any of the positions listed, send an email to email@example.com. Read on for descriptions of each position, taken from our Constitution. We look forward to receiving your nominations!
The Commissioner is a moderator who oversees the League and Gameplay Division as well as the Executive Board (E-Board). The Commissioner creates the season schedule for the Intramural League as well as serves as the primary liaison to officials, advisors, and other figures outside of the organization. They are responsible for setting the agenda for general executive meetings, acting as the final resolution for conflict and issues concerning the organization, and assisting other members of the E-Board with Intramural League management and other projects.
The Vice President assists the Commissioner in any and all ways, attending all meetings with the Commissioner. They are responsible for working with other divisions to ensure that teams have practice time and space, as well as time and space for outdoor organization-wide events (such as Intramural League games). This may include obtaining permits for field space near and around Emerson College. It is the Vice President’s responsibility to act as the Commissioner during his/her absence, assist in day-to-day logistical workings of the organization, and assist other members of the E-Board with Intramural League management and other projects.
The Treasurer manages all monetary concerns by creating annual budgets and expecting incomes while also documenting all expenses. The Treasurer approves all purchases, coordinates efforts between the Gameplay Division and Administrative Board in order to ensure the organization has the necessary funds for various projects, events, and gameplay. The Treasurer assists the Sales/Marketing Director in fundraising efforts while also assisting other members of the E-Board with Intramural League management and other projects. The Treasurer must get all paperwork signed by the Commissioner.
The Logistics Coordinator is responsible for taking and managing minutes at E-Board meetings, organizing logistical paperwork, setting up meetings and reserving meeting space on campus, compiling and maintaining a membership binder with all necessary paperwork, maintaining and updating contact information for all members, and assisting other members of the E-Board and organization with Intramural League management and other projects.
The Sales/Marketing Director oversees and manages all marketing efforts, which include promotions/events, advertising, and social media. To effectively raise awareness of ECQ with Emerson College and the Boston area, the Sales/Marketing Director also collaborates with the Media Director and Communications Director. The Sales/Marketing Director also serves as the event coordinator for the organization, organizing at least two non-gameplay events per semester, as well as the end-of-semester Banquet & Elections.
The Media Director oversees and manages all photo and video aspects of the organization. This may include organizing photographers and videographers to document Intramural League gameplay, editing photos and videos, and putting together promotional material. The Media Director works with the Communications Director, the Sales/Marketing Director, the Social Media Manager, and the Webmaster to supply photo and video material when necessary.
The Communications Director oversees and manages all communication efforts produced by the organization. This may include organizing newsletters and organization-wide emails, helping answer questions from outside press interested in learning about quidditch and ECQ, and assisting other members of the E-Board and organization with Intramural League management and other projects. They are also responsible for maintaining a record of the organization’s history. The Communications Director works with the Media Director and Sales/Marketing Director to compile content for newsletters, social media, and the website. The Communications Director is also responsible for putting together a team that writes articles on all Intramural League games, as well as other events.
The Gameplay Director manages all gameplay matters which includes scheduling games and practice times, organizing refs and snitches, overseeing training of refs and snitches, and overseeing equipment with help from the Equipment Manager. They are also responsible for ensuring that players are knowledgeable of gameplay rules and conduct. The Gameplay Director is responsible for reviewing Appendix II (Emerson College Quidditch Rulebook) each season and proposing changes for the E-Board to vote upon.
The Equipment Manager ensures that all equipment is accounted for and functioning, that equipment is out on the field for Intramural League games and other events, and makes requests to the Treasurer and Commissioner for additional equipment purchases. The Equipment Manager is also responsible for fixing broken equipment, or finding someone capable of fixing broken equipment, in a timely fashion as to not hinder practices and Intramural League games.
Intramural League Captains:
The Intramural Captains are the leaders of the individual Intramural League teams which are as follows: Boylston Berserkers, Faneuil Falcons, Jamaica Plains Jaguars, Old North Outlaws, Park Street Pulverizers, and South End Slothbears. Intramural League teams have a near equivalent number of players. For every team there must be two captains, and only one captain may play on the field at a time to ensure objectivity of the game. Intramural Captains will draft their team at the beginning of the season, organize practices, educate player members on the game of quidditch, and lead their teams in sportsmanlike gameplay against other Intramural League teams.