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Event and Marketing Manager

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Edgewater Chamber of Commerce | Chicago, IL
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Edgewater Chamber of Commerce


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Published 9 days ago

January 15, 2020

Summary of Position

The event and marketing manager develops programs that create value for Edgewater Chamber of Commerce members. This position is responsible for: producing events that market and promote Edgewater and its business community; creating and implementing integrated marketing campaigns that incorporate social media, the Chamber website, and print materials; fostering networking and informational/educational opportunities for Chamber members.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

●       Oversees the logistics and production of events, including, but not limited to EdgeFest, State of Edgewater, International Women’s Day Dinner Crawl, and Holiday Mixer; including programming that strengthens membership and supports broadening awareness of the Edgewater community.

●       Develops valuable workshops/trainings and networking events that create more profitable, connected and informed Chamber businesses.

●       Creates calendar, project plans and timelines for events, while serving as the lead project manager; includes responsibility for managing volunteers, committees, support staff, sponsors and other key stakeholders.

●       Sets goals, measurable objectives and KPIs with Executive Director ensuring revenue and attendance goals are met.

●       Secures/manages event sponsorship and prepares event budgets and performance reports; works to ensure timely payment of invoices, and fulfillment of contract terms.

●       Develops and manages marketing plans for all events.

●       Produces content for print and electronic event collateral including but not limited to invitations, electronic blasts, programs, and posters aligned with brand, event and communications strategy.

●       Manages content and assets for social media campaigns supporting events on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram; ensures content and messaging is consistent across all channels.

●       Provides written activity reports to the Board of Directors for monthly meetings, committees and other partners as appropriate or requested.

●       Other duties as assigned

●       Some weekend and evening hours required


Qualities

●       You are a motivated self-starter with the desire to help Edgewater advance its mission

●       You love innovation and coming up with new and interesting ways of doing things

●       You infuse creative, fun, unique ideas in event design, sponsorship opportunities and community activation elements

●       You love to multi-task, have strong time management skills and are known for your ability to prioritize effectively and flex when needed

●       You are self-directed and -motivated, work independently, and have the ability to work collaboratively

●       You are proactive and default towards action-taking

●       You demonstrate a positive attitude, eagerness and open-mindedness towards solution seeking when presented with a problem

●       You effectively deal with ambiguity and manage multiple priorities in a demanding, fast-paced and deadline-driven environment

●       You possess intellectual curiosity, are a continuous learner and seek to understand the why and how

●       You possess strong written and verbal communications skills, presenting complex information and recommendations in simple, synthesized summaries

●       You have strong interpersonal skills and a high degree of responsibility, initiative and professionalism

Summary of Position

The event and marketing manager develops programs that create value for Edgewater Chamber of Commerce members. This position is responsible for: producing events that market and promote Edgewater and its business…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Compensation and Benefits

The events and marketing manager is a full-time salaried position. Benefits include paid vacation and holidays, matching retirement contributions, health insurance and a flexible work environment.

Compensation and Benefits

The events and marketing manager is a full-time salaried position. Benefits include paid vacation and holidays, matching retirement contributions…

Level of Language Proficiency

Qualifications:

●       Five or more years of marketing and event experience, specifically in managing, planning, and coordinating fundraising events.

●       High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications and G Suite products.

●       Basic understanding of graphic design principals; Photoshop and InDesign experience is a plus.

Qualifications:

●       Five or more years of marketing and event experience, specifically in managing, planning, and coordinating fundraising events.

●       High level of proficiency in…

How to Apply

To Apply:

Email a cover letter and resume to Christina@edgewater.org by Wednesday, January 15, 2020. No calls, please.

To Apply:

Email a cover letter and resume to Christina@edgewater.org by Wednesday, January 15, 2020. No calls, please.

Location

1210 West Rosedale Avenue, Chicago, IL 60660

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