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Programs and Operations Assistant (Part-Time)

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The Chamber brings area businesses and civic leaders together to promote growth and create opportunity in our region. We support our members with practical, inspiring programs, resources, and events. All that we do serves one clear, bold goal: to make Greater Philadelphia a great place for good business.

The Chamber’s Community & Culture department includes the Arts + Business Council, which fosters collaboration and exchange between the arts and business communities, and the Young Professionals Council, which connects ambitious, visionary young people with a strong, diverse network of peers, mentors, and regional business and civic leaders. It also will include a series of events about how to fulfill the Chamber’s aspiration of making Philadelphia the healthiest and most livable city in the Northeast. Through the combination of leadership development, networking and discussions, Community & Culture will ensure continued improvements to the region’s quality of life that contribute to retaining and attracting businesses and workers.

We are currently seeking a Programs and Operations Assistant who will provide support for the organization’s programs, development and administrative needs. In addition to ensuring smooth and efficient operations within the organization, the Assistant will support ABC’s core programming. The Programs Assistant will also work closely with the ABC team to draft grant applications and reports, invoice/record sponsorship agreements, and manage the fundraising and reporting calendar. Moreover, this position will provide general administrative and operational support for ABC’s team.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Programming

·       Assist with recruitment and outreach for programs and events.

·       Provide planning and logistical support for programs and events.

·       Assist with program alumni engagement strategies and execution.

Operations

·       Maintain current and accurate information in databases and client management systems.

·       Work collaboratively between ABC and The Chamber’s Program and Events team.

·       Assist with the preparation and coordination of internal and external meetings.

·       Provide scheduling support for the ABC team.

Grants and Sponsorship Support

·       Assist with drafting grant and sponsorship proposals and reports.

·       Conduct prospect research.

·       Assist with invoicing and sponsorship collection.

Job Specifications & Requirements

The ideal candidate will be an organized self-starter motivated by ABC’s mission of supporting a strong and vibrant creative economy. We seek candidates with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet programmatic needs. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Strong knowledge of and extensive use of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and Outlook. Knowledge of and experience with event planning, community outreach and graphic design a plus. A minimum of 1-3 years of professional experience in an office setting.

Work Conditions

On a standard workday, the majority of time is spent sitting at a desk, using the computer and interacting with colleagues in internal meetings. However, on a regular basis, this role will be required to attend ABC events or related outside meetings that may take place outside of regular business hours and outside of Center City Philadelphia.

Application Instructions

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. Applications that fail to fulfill this requirement will not be considered.

Apply to: http://chmbr.biz/ucbzifwapa

 

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a culturally diverse staff. We strongly encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

 

The Chamber brings area businesses and civic leaders together to promote growth and create opportunity in our region. We support our members with practical, inspiring programs, resources, and events. All that we do serves one clear, bold goal…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 27, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 17, 2021

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Philadelphia, PA
Associated Location
Philadelphia, PA, USA

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume.

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