A B.I.G. leader has the opportunity to promote B.I.G. to the local community and become a vital partner with the community. Because of our unique structure, you become not just the leader of the women in your group, but also the trusted source for business information and networking. Your role, and the input you provide, adds huge value to B.I.G. members and to our organization.
Leader Job Description
Organize monthly B.I.G. meetings for local members to attend. Leaders are responsible for:
marketing B.I.G. in your community using approved marketing materials (e-mail invitations, flyers, press releases etc., which are provided) to promote B.I.G. to your community and to communicate with members and potential members about B.I.G. meetings and events
securing a meeting location that can hold 20 – 25 comfortably
hosting and facilitating the monthly meetings, centered around the B.I.G. monthly theme (provided by B.I.G. HQ)
securing subject matter experts on the monthly topic whether a single speaker or a panel from among your member network
promote and encourage participation of B.I.G. members at all B.I.G. functions, including teleconference calls, showcase events, networking events, other pod meetings, etc.
Leaders will advance the B.I.G. concept to local markets. They are responsible for obtaining content for their Local Web page on the website Leaders will be able to work together, along with B.I.G. HQ, to launch and grow their local pods.
Qualities of a B.I.G. Leader
Exceptional at motivating, empowering, and organizing whether through a work or volunteer setting
Able to initiate and implement activities that forward the B.I.G. network
What is in it for you
Recognized leader in your community
Local Network opportunities for your own Business/Business idea
National Networking opportunities with other community Pod leaders nationwide
Organize and lead monthly meetings (find speakers, location, etc., be responsible for running the monthly meeting)
Facilitate communications (invites/follow-up to meetings; local web page content)
B.I.G. would like leaders to commit to 12 months
Participate in ongoing training sessions via conference call or webinar on a monthly basis
Once we receive your paperwork and payment, we will send you a Leader Kit which is our manual. It contains a basic "how-to” for our leaders. A Leader Training Specialist will be assigned to you and help guide you through the self directed training process and help you select a location and a date for launch.
We will provide you with all the information that you need (including providing you with sample email invitations, press releases and other documents necessary for the check-in process at your launch meeting and subsequent meetings) to grow a successful pod!
Help is always available from your Leader Support or HQ. Leaders must also plan to be part of and participate in regular training sessions, conference calls, etc. that will facilitate their role as leader. These training sessions are offered on a regular basis for computer training (website), motivational tips and tools and marketing information to promote B.I.G. in the community.