Join our Team


Milwaukee Fashion Week
works hard, year round, to bring designers, stylists, retailers, buyers, media and fashion enthusiasts together annually for a weekend of amazing fashion presentations, networking and social experiences, all while supporting a nonprofit organization. It takes a team of dedicated volunteers to help keep everything moving flawlessly!

Interested? Consider being a part of our Board of Directors in bringing MKEFW’s full potential a reality!  Check out our current Board of Director Openings, and fill out our online application today, or email a cover letter and resume to info@milwaukeefashionweek.com

 

LEGAL ADVISOR

GOAL:   Ensure organization operates within legal boundaries and laws.

The duties will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Provide oversight on any activities that advance the organizations effectiveness and sustainability.
  • Ensure that the organization obeys applicable laws and acts in accordance with ethical practices.
  • Ensure that the organization adheres to its stated corporate purposes, including its policies and procedures and bylaws, and that its activities advance its mission.
  • Assist with HR/Contract Fulfillment related inquiries/duties
  • Educate as needed, to ensure the Board understands business related legalities.
  • Ensure conflicts of interest are communicated and offer suggestions on how to handle.
  • Communicate with PR/Marketing, Directors, and Board Members to help support company’s mission.
  • Create/Maintain documents
  • Other duties as necessary or needed.
Skills and abilities preferred to succeed as Legal Advisor
  • Fulfill required time commitment.
  • Willing and able to act as an ambassador on MKEFW’s behalf.
  • Honesty, integrity and respect for others.
  • Strong team-builder and team player.
  • Demonstrated interest is the non-profit/social responsibility sector.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Comfortable working in a fluid environment and taking initiative.
  • Entrepreneurial drive and desire to play an integral role in MKEFW’s growth strategy.
  • Experience in state and federal laws and business practices, with high interest in Fashion and/or nonprofit organizations.
  • Governance responsibilities.
Volunteer benefits
  • Develop new skills and/or enhance current skillset. This may include becoming a mentor to others.
  • Maintaining a strong work ethic.
  • Meet, and work with, a diverse range of people.
  • Help make a difference in the day-to-day life of the organization, and fashion community.
  • Help make a difference in the lives of those seeking education in the fashion/beauty industry.
  • Allow your voice to be heard during meetings, as well as during planning and post-show processes.
  • Recognition as Legal Advisor thru digital channels.
Term limit
  • One year commitment.