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As a community of communities, American Marketing Association thrives because of the effort of volunteers. They give their time and knowledge to help fellow marketers find their potential and advance their careers. Their efforts have moved the marketing industry forward through research and leading peer-reviewed academic journals. Across more than 300 collegiate chapters they prepare undergraduate students for the start of their careers. Our 70+ professional chapters across North America support local communities through networking and educational programs. Our volunteers do more than support AMA, they support the marketing industry.

Volunteering With AMA

6,000+ Volunteers

1,000,000+ Hours

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Who Volunteers?

Marketers and researchers from undergraduate students to seasoned professionals make up our volunteers. If you’re involved in marketing, there is an opportunity for you!

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What Do They Do?

From running our more than 400 chapters both collegiate and professional to editing our world-class journals, our volunteers drive AMA’s mission to move the industry of marketing forward.

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Get Involved

Connect with your local chapter, contact or sign-up to get news about volunteerism with the AMA!

Volunteer Opportunities

Professional Chapter

Volunteer leaders manage all aspects of operations at more than 70 local AMA professional chapters including board and financial management, membership engagement, program and communications development, sponsorship recruitment and collegiate relations. Volunteering with your local AMA chapter provides ample opportunity to form strong connections with other marketers, develop new skills and give back to your community.  

Collegiate Chapter

Each of the 300+ AMA collegiate chapters are operated by volunteer faculty advisors and student member leaders. They manage all aspects of the chapter including membership recruitment, fundraising, event programming, sponsorship and professional development. Volunteering for a collegiate chapter is a great way to learn new skills and build out your resume. Volunteers are also needed to judge many AMA collegiate competitions.

Academic SIGs

The AMA offers seventeen academic special interest groups (SIGs). Members are encouraged to actively participate in SIGs and to volunteer for SIG leadership. Involvement in SIGs opens up an extensive peer network in your specific area of marketing interest. If you are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities within your SIG, email . 

Journal Reviewers

The AMA is always seeking volunteer reviewers to offer insightful feedback to the over 1,200 scholarly papers submitted annually for presentation at AMA academic conferences. Faculty, doctoral students and other marketing scholars can contact to request more information on this opportunity.

Awards and Recognition

Volunteers In Action