The business team, led by the Chief Business Officer, is composed of three subteams: Finance, Operations, and Marketing. The business team’s members ensure that many of our team’s most logistically challenging responsibilities run smoothly including recruitment, financial management, competition logistics, and more.
The Finance subteam is responsible for maintaining and building corporate connections for sponsorship and employment opportunities, managing the annual budget, and processing purchases and reimbursements.
The Operations subteam is involved with maintaining and coordinating the internal manufacturing logistics, shop space upkeep and training for machine shop tools, and competition rules compliance, logistics, and preparations (securing lodging, food, travel, etc.). The team is also responsible for the new member program, as well as organizing the schedule for new member trainings.
The Marketing subteam markets NER to the broader community by coordinating internal and external recruitment and marketing events and the tools used to support these ventures (designing flyers, collaborating with other clubs, etc.) to build a sense of community and increase member engagement. The team runs the social media accounts and updates the website on a semesterly basis and guides the development and implementation of the NER mission, vision, and values. Members are also responsible for designing our annual merchandise.