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Every year the Nordecke allows for active members to be nominated to serve on the following year’s Board of Directors. Members may only be nominated (or nominate themselves) for a single board position at a time. Those elected will serve a one year term.
NORDECKE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Coordinates the development, maintains inventory, and ships merchandise from the Nordecke storefront online and in-person to generate funds to help Nordecke carry out its stated purpose. This includes but is not limited to coordination of design and production of membership packages, merchandise, working with organized supporter groups (“SGs”) on their merchandising sales/options, and creating contacts within and outside the Columbus business community as vendors for merchandise.
Responsible for the strategic marketing, internal messaging, and external communications of Nordecke. This includes coordinating external communication efforts with SGs and independent supporters, Nordecke’s website and social media accounts; and coordination with the Front Office and other partners. They are charged with the development and implementation of an annual plan to effectively market to existing and new supporters both inside and outside Columbus. Such plan and associated elements shall include, but not be limited to, digital media, traditional media, PR, broadcast media, social media, and all effective methods.
Responsible for match-day operations both in and out of the stadium. These duties may include but are not limited to ticket sales and distribution, planning of tailgate and/or supporter bars events, and collaborating with various groups to ensure a positive matchday environment such as — SGs, Capos, song sheets, drummers, marches, banner set up crew, ect…. Aside from game-day duties, the Director of Operations is also obligated to meet with the Crew front office in concert with SG leadership regularly to review any issues or complaints related to match-day operations.
Maintains supporter registration and email database; Works in concert with Director of Merchandise on membership packages; Coordinates/oversees all external activities including but not limited to, sponsorships and social activities for members; works with Columbus business community to enact membership benefits and to generate funds to help the Nordecke carry out its stated purpose; recruits and maintains a list of volunteers for Nordecke; holds regular meetings with SGs prior to Board meetings, coordinating with SGs to ensure their voice is heard on the Board.
Oversees the planning and implementation of outreach strategies related to Nordecke’s community outreach initiatives; responsible for connecting people in the broader community to Nordecke by cultivating relationships with businesses, individuals, and other relevant organizations; develops a comprehensive annual plan to increase inclusivity within Nordecke and to increase awareness of the team with, including but not limited to, immigrant and minority communities; runs disaster relief program.
Responsible for the coordination of design, planning, and execution of visual displays in the stadium for Nordecke, including but not limited to, rail banners, two sticks, tifo; finding a suitable location to trace and paint; maintains an inventory of fabric, paint, painting supplies, and other items needed for visual displays; creates set up team to hang banners, set out flags, ready tifo or any other tasks needed on game day; documents all projects.
Coordinates/oversees all activities related to travel and ticketing for away games; required to communicate with opposition teams’ Front Office representatives, opposition supporters’ group’s representatives, league officials, as well as local law enforcement as deemed necessary on a game by game basis; works with Columbus business community/government to provide alternative means of transportation to home and away games.
Note: Directors shall not receive compensation for their services on the Board. Furthermore, Directors, or any business/interest owned or managed by Directors, cannot directly or indirectly profit from any activity of the Nordecke while serving as an active Director.