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The Marion Chamber of Commerce has an opening for an Events, Membership, & Social Media Coordinator. This is a part-time position requiring approximately 28 hours per week. Below is a copy of the job description, along with an email address to provide us your resume if you are interested.

Marion Chamber of Commerce

Position Description

 

Job Title:   Membership, Events & Social Media Coordinator

Department:    Chamber Support

Employment Status:   Part-time (28 hours per week)

Reports to:    President, Marion Chamber of Commerce

FLSA Status:  Exempt

 

PURPOSE:

The Membership, Events & Social Media Coordinator reports directly to the President. This person’s primary responsibility is maintaining a positive and interactive relationship with current and prospective Marion COC members and the Marion community through various outlets.

 

The Membership, Events & Social Media Coordinator leads the Member Development Initiative and is responsible for generating and sustaining revenue and resources in support of the Chamber’s mission. Revenue comes from retaining and growing the Chamber’s membership base, securing sponsorships for Chamber programming, offering high-quality products and fee-based services to the members and the community at-large, advertising revenue for an array of Chamber-based media and fundraising campaigns for economic development and community initiatives. This person acts as the primary liaison for members, assists members with informational needs, engaging and retaining membership.

This person helps to develop, modify, and execute Chamber events. This will include enlisting sponsors, encouraging participation, working within a set budget, soliciting and working with vendors and service providers, and helping with event set-up and clean-up.

 

The duties of the Membership, Events & Social Media Coordinator also include maintaining and monitoring the social media outlets for the Marion Chamber of Commerce and the City of Marion. This includes maintaining a professional online appearance and persona, developing campaigns to promote city businesses and Chamber members, disseminating city information to the general public and promoting the Chamber mission.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITES:

Membership

  • Responsible for development and execution of existing member services that attract new members and retain existing members.

  • Develop, lead and manage new member-retention programs.

  • Identify and implement value-added member benefits and affinity programs.

  • Responsible for the member receivables process to ensure timely receipt of dues.

 

Chamber Events

  • Plan and conduct Chamber events in organized and professional manner. This includes preparing anticipated budgets, benefits to Chamber and/or community, associated promotional plans, and follow up evaluation data to measure success.

  • Develop departmental strategies and benchmarks to ensure the Chamber meets its annual goals and objectives.

  • Assist with other Chamber activities as requested.

Social Media

  • Monitor the Chamber and City social media accounts and respond to all questions in a timely and professional manner.

  • Develop methods to promote and recognize Chamber member pages.

  • Gather pertinent information from City department heads and communicate information to the general public via social media.

  • Develop methods to increase public interaction with both city and Chamber social media outlets.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma

  • Knowledge and command of basic grammar, punctuation and spelling

  • Ability to operate standard office equipment and basic computer knowledge

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Office work is conducted in typical indoor office environment.

  • Requires occasional lifting (boxes, books and paper)

  • Use of personal vehicle is required. A monthly mileage allowance will be negotiated.

  • Use of personal cell phone is required. A monthly phone allowance will be negotiated.

 

The job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions and is not meant to be all-inclusive of the tasks that may be assigned.

If you are interested in applying, please e-mail your resume to chamber@marionarkansas.org and we will contact you.