Open Positions: CFO and BD Chair

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

The RNA Society is seeking a part-time Chief Financial Officer to help set budgetary priorities and to supervise our business activities. The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, numbers-driven person with an interest in finding new ways to improve the Society’s financial health.  Previous budgetary experience is preferred. The position also requires Society membership.
Time commitment: 5-15 hours per month.
Term: 3 years, with the possibility for extension.
Remuneration: this is an unpaid volunteer position, however, the Society does provide a small honorarium of $3000/year in gratitude for your service.
Travel: The position will require approximately three trips per year, at Society expense, to attend the annual publisher’s meeting, the Society’s annual conference, and a site visit to a future conference venue.

Chair of Business Development

The RNA Society is seeking a Chair of Business Development to lead efforts to generate more corporate involvement in Society conferences and activities. The ideal candidate will have an outgoing personality, contacts in the business world, and an interest in obtaining more business contacts.  Previous business development experience is not required–only an interest in learning on the job. The position does not require Society membership, although membership is preferred.
Time commitment: 5-15 hours per month.
Term: 3 years, with the possibility for extension.
Remuneration: this is an unpaid volunteer position, however, the Society does provide a small honorarium of $3000/year in gratitude for your service.
Travel: The position will require attendance at the Society’s annual conference, at Society expense, and possibly one or two other trips per year.

For more details, or to apply, please contact the RNA Society CEO, Jim McSwiggen, at CEO@nullrnasociety.org.