Current Calls for Volunteers

The Strategic Management Society is a membership-based organization that relies on the dedication and hard work of our volunteers to provide key programs and services for our members and the field. The Society is grateful for the hundreds of volunteers that make SMS programs possible! Below you will find roles that the Society is currently seeking candidates for. Please carefully review each position description, the requirements, and how to apply or express your interest in the position. If you have any questions regarding a position, please do not hesitate to reach out to the SMS Office at


December 8, 2021
Student Volunteers for SMS Student Community - Expressions of Interest Due

Call for Student Volunteers for SMS Student Community due by December 8, 2021

The Strategic Management Society seeks volunteers pursuing their PhD to champion a new online community for Student Members of SMS! With the support of SMS Board members, an appointed Faculty member, and the SMS Office, Student Community Champions will work as a team to foster and develop a sense of community for members pursuing a PhD by identifying relevant content, facilitating conversations, and organizing activities for PhD candidates in the field of strategic management throughout the year in the new SMS online community, Member Circle. SMS seeks to identify several candidates at different points in the doctoral process (early, middle, and late stages), as well as from a variety of backgrounds and geographies to best represent and serve the community at large. 

The purpose of this Champion Group and New Circle is the following:   

  • Foster and develop a sense of community for individuals pursuing their PhD in strategy 
  • Create a forum for members to share current information of special relevance to PhD students  
  • Develop a repository of PhD relevant material: videos & documents on PhD relevant topics 
  • Encourage greater participation from the PhD community in SMS activities and develop leadership opportunities and skills 

Requirements/ Expectations:  

  • Volunteers will serve in a visible role on the SMS Member Circle by organizing, encouraging, inviting, and sharing content, activities, and events relevant to student members and their supporters  
  • Applicants must be current members of the Strategic Management Society and maintain membership in the Society for the duration of the appointment/term 
  • Willingness to spend 2-3 hours/month meeting with fellow volunteers and completing activities on Member Circle  
  • Willingness to serve a 2-year commitment  

Interested members should submit the following by Wednesday, December 8 through the link below:  

  • Statement of interest  
  • One page career summary