Job TitleEvents & Marketing Coordinator – Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce – Wooster, OH OhioMeansJobs.com Job # 225545545
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by dropping them off to the Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce – 377 W. Liberty St., Wooster, OH 44691
CompanyWooster Area Chamber of Commerce
- 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