• Job Title

    Events & Marketing Coordinator – Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce – Wooster, OH OhioMeansJobs.com Job # 225545545
  • Job Description

    The Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce (WACC) is a highly recognized and high-performance community organization that aims to address its members needs while enhancing the local community. Comprised of nearly 700 members, the Chamber proudly serves the greater Wayne County area. The mission of the Wooster Chamber is to foster economic prosperity in the Wooster area by advancing community leadership and supporting the interests of our members and the business community. The Chamber is currently hiring for an Events & Marketing Coordinator.


    The Events & Marketing Coordinator is an employee of the Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce and reports to the Chamber President. The position is responsible for coordinating Chamber events along with marketing associated with events and daily operations of the organization.

     

    Key Competencies: Creative, self-motived, self-confident, results oriented individual with the ability to manage several tasks simultaneously and work in ever-changing environments and situations. Must exhibit success in event management and/or oversight with excellent negotiation skills. Must effectively manage a strong sense of urgency; and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, exceptional customer service skills, along with a professional, mature attitude while remaining calm under pressure.

     

    Main Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    Oversees planning and logistics for on-site and off-site organization events and meetings

    Organizes event happenings and acts quickly to resolve problems

    Analyzes event schedule and develops strategies for resources and communication

    Manages member, sponsor, and organization’s expectations with clear, persuasive and timely communication

    Establishes vendor relationships and vendor pricing for all aspects of event planning; able to negotiate and persuade business partners and vendors to gain cooperation, make cost effective decisions and achieve objectives

    Secures event sponsorships with guidance from the President

    Coordinates and supports volunteer committees organized to develop and produce Chamber events

    Produces invitations, thank you letters and as needed correspondence to sponsors and volunteers who support Chamber events

    Designs event promotional materials

    Secures photos at Chamber functions to use for Chamber materials (website, social media)

    Organizes social media schedule/posts and maintains active accounts to engage the community, membership, and visitors

    Maintains and updates website content

    Establishes marketing ideas for organizational events, programs, and membership outreach

    Communicates with local media sources to promote Chamber activities

    Maintains electronic filing system

    Supports the other Chamber staff and programming as needed

    Performs other duties as assigned or required

     

    Majority of duties will be performed in and from the Chamber’s office during regular business hours. At program and event peak times, the position will be required to cover hours outside of the typical work week and work hours. Some travel and work off-site will be required, as well as work on evenings, weekends and/or holidays.

    Four-year degree or equivalent work experience required. Must have well-developed communication and computer skills, with knowledge of relevant software (Google Suite; Word; Excel; Power Point; and Canva). Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to szimmerly@woosterchamber.com or by dropping them off to the Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce – 377 W. Liberty St., Wooster, OH 44691

  • Company

    Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Location

    Wooster, OH
  • Job Requirements

    • Four-year degree or equivalent work experience
    • Well-developed written and oral communication skills, including public speaking
    • Strong computer skills and knowledge of relevant software, including Google Suite, Word, Excel, Power Point, Canva with the ability to learn new technology/software applications
    • Social media savviness
    • Desire to live, work, and play in the community