• Events & Marketing Manager

    Job Description
    Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce
    Events and Marketing Manager Job Description
    • Plan, direct, manage, and oversee the activities and daily operations for all Chamber events including, but not limited to: Annual Dinner, Business Expo, Paired, Golf Outing, Economic Forecast, Bowling nights, Business After Hours, Ribbon Cuttings, Lunch Bunches, Teacher of the Year Celebration, Job Shadow Day, Coast Guard activities
      • Conduct event committee meetings, generate agendas
      • Create invitations for print and email, send proof to host, send distribution list to printer
      • Create and print tickets
      • Create and print event programs
      • Maintain Chamber Calendar of Events (Website, document, white board)
      • Call on members for donations for auctions, raffles, goody bags
      • Secure vendors
      • Sell booths, teams, etc
      • Generate ideas to keep existing events relevant and exciting, develop ideas for potential new events
      • Update all event forms annually
      • Coordinate the transportation of items for events
      • Take photos at events
      • Line up dignitaries for events that require them, and make them aware of their need to speak at the event
      • Order trophies, plaques
      • Power Point presentations as needed
      • Promote ticket sales
      • Track RSVPs and report to host on Business After Hours and Ribbon Cutting events
      • Collaborate with COA Small Business Center and SBTDC to create and execute seminars to benefit Chamber members
      • Set up and clean up boardroom as needed for events and meetings
      • Be prepared to step in at events to speak, or to attend outside events to represent the Chamber as needed
    • Track Corporate Partner benefits:
      • Contact Corporate Partners to remind them of their available benefits for specific events
      • Checklist of names, benefits used (e-blasts, banner ads, etc)
      • Contact Corporate Partners to confirm their donation of e-blasts to another party
      • Create annual report for Corporate Partners (how many events they were promoted at, how many e-blasts were sent with their logos, etc)
    • Collaborate with media and other local Chambers to promote our events and programs
    • Social Media:
      • Update Facebook and Instagram as needed – posting event pictures, Chamber events, relevant content, and sharing members’ posts
      • Explore other Social Media platforms: Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.
      • Attend classes as needed to update social media skills
    • Create monthly e-newsletter
      • To be sent the first business day of the month
      • Gather submissions for monthly ambassador, board member, business of the month, President’s report, renewing members
    • Create Event and Corporate Partner eblasts
    • Create marketing materials as needed
    • Update marketing materials annually/as needed
    • Maintain Constant Contact database
    • Submit President’s Message to Albemarle Tradewinds monthly
    • Website
      • Website maintenance – including updates to Board of Directors and committee pages, sponsor logos
      • Participate in ChamberMaster website webinars
    • Create a cheerful and positive first impression
    • Answer phone and door as assigned
    • Board Meetings
      • Create board packets – distribute via email 3 days prior to meeting, print a few copies for the meeting
      • Attend meeting, take attendance and minutes
      • Order and pickup coffee
    • Create and maintain relocation packages
    • Upkeep of lobby materials
    • Assist other staff members as needed
    • Collection calls as needed
    • Assist with soliciting donations as needed
    Desired Skills
    • Microsoft Office, Canva, Photoshop, Constant Contact
    • Should be able to
      • Stand or sit for long periods of time
      • Walk up and down stairs
      • Lift boxes weighing up to 25 pounds
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