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Chamber Recruiting an Associate Director

The Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce is seeking to recruit an Associate Director.

Resumes for the position will be accepted through Thursday, January 10, 2020.

Resumes can be emailed to gdgrote@verizon.net or mailed to the Chamber office at 652 Main St., East Aurora, NY 14052.

The job description is posted below.

                                              GREATER EAST AURORA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Associate Director – Membership and Events Specialist

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The role of the Associate Director – Membership and Events Specialist is to provide administrative and marketing support to the Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce (Chamber).  A key function of this position is to act as the liaison between the local business community and the Chamber office, communicating member benefits to prospective members and assisting with current member inquiries.  Assisting the Executive Director with new business development opportunities and increasing revenue through new memberships and programs is a major function of this position.

NATURE OF THE POSITION:

Administrative Support:  

  1. Act as the point of contact between current/prospective members and the Chamber, answering inquiries and communicating information regarding Chamber benefits and programs.
  2. Maintain tracking system to identify prospective new members.
  3. Coordinating and acquiring participants and sponsors for our major events throughout the year.
  4. Creating networking opportunities for our membership.
  5. Maintain listings of community and Chamber events and update Chamber Web site as needed.
  6. Develop and maintain the Chamber’s social media presence including Facebook and Twitter.
  7. Assist in coordinating meetings, programs, events and other functions, maintaining reservation and attendance records and invoicing and processing payments.
  8. Work closely with committee members and volunteers to assist with program setup, including preparing related mailings, sending out meeting notifications and making reminder calls.
  9. Perform other duties as requested by the Executive Director.

Marketing Support:

  1. Assist the Executive Director and Board with promoting Chamber benefits and programs to current and prospective members.
  2. Expand membership base by assisting Executive Director with prospecting local business owners and by attending local networking events, tradeshows and other events that will increase awareness of membership benefits.
  3. Keep abreast of changes in the local business community and advise Executive Director of all changes.
  4. Support the Board of Directors in their efforts to obtain sponsorships for the Chamber community events by soliciting current members and local businesses.
  5. Perform other duties as requested by the Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates must have at least two years’ experience as an administrative assistant or marketing coordinator and have strong organizational and communication skills.  Experience using a variety of software applications including Word, Access and Excel is required.  Must have own transportation for offsite events, activities and meetings.  This will be a salaried position and the candidate must be able to work flexible hours including occasional evenings and weekends and maintain a professional, positive public image.

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