Events & Marketing Coordinator

Sherwood Chamber of Commerce
Job Description

The Sherwood Chamber of Commerce

Events and Marketing Coordinator

Job Description

General Description of Duties

The Events and Marketing Coordinator is responsible for assistance in coordinating all events of the Chamber and will be supervised by the Chamber’s CEO.  Additionally, this position is responsible for the maintenance of the website for the Chamber. This position develops sponsorship arrangements and relationships with businesses, individuals, and organizations interested in supporting the Sherwood Chamber of Commerce’s events and activities. This position will work in coordination on other projects as assigned with the CEO, board members and volunteers in attracting funding for the Chamber.  This is a part-time temporary position assisting the CEO.

Reporting Relationship

This position reports to the Chamber’s Executive Director.

Qualifications

Prefer 2 to 4 years experience in customer service, marketing, or special events support experience

Evidence of successful event, sponsorship, marketing, public relations, client management, website and business development/relationship programs required.

Education

Graduation from a 4-year college or university preferred. Related work experience, preferably with a nonprofit organization, may substitute.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Assisting in the planning, implementation, and follow-up for all special events.

• Help to maintain event and volunteer databases.

• Help to coordinate event logistics, publicity, including public relations, advertising and collateral material design, production and distribution.

• Supervise and coordinate with event contractors.

• Write, submit and follow-up to ensure placement on press releases and stories to established contacts with local and regional media.

• Maintenance of website.

• Broaden social networking to benefit the organization.

• Actively participate and staff committees as necessary and appropriate.

• Assist the Executive Director in other sponsorship and membership programs as necessary.

• Other duties as directed and required.

Requirements

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write a business letter, an article, and a press release.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Other Skills and Abilities

Position requires demonstrated applied skills in word processing, website maintenance, and other computer software, including but not limited to, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and the ability to learn web design and client management database and computer software programs.

Ability to work without direct supervision in a small office environment is required. Ability to hold a valid Oregon Driver’s License and possess a car that can be used for work purposes.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. This is a non-smoking work environment. The work environment is located on the street level.

Compensation

Hourly and based on experience.

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to CEO Sherwood Chamber of Commerce- PO Box 805 Sherwood OR 97140, or email to chamber@sherwoodchamber.org.  All Resumes should be received by Wednesday, January 17th at 2 pm.  Any questions regarding the position can be directed to Lana Painter by email chamber@sherwoodchamber.org or by phone 503-625-7800 x1.

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