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  • Events and Membership Coordinator

    Posted: 11/20/2019

    The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber is committed to accelerating the economic engine of the region by fostering innovation, connecting our resources, and elevating and advocating for our community. Under the supervision of the Membership Director, the Program and Membership Coordinator is primarily responsible for the administration of membership and assistance in executing programs. This is to be completed through a variety of avenues and requires a proactive approach to customer service.

    Report to: Program and Membership Manager
    Wage: Base plus commission, full-time hourly, full-benefits
    Salary Range: $30,000 to $35,000
    Position Responsibilities:

    • Event setup and takedown
    • Develop working relationships with vendors and facilities associated with event planning and operation
    • Create and maintain a master schedule of events
    • Post all events on website and social media
    • Work with Communications and Major Projects Manager to promote events
    • Create and implement a follow up contact program with event participants
    • Work with the Chamber’s Ambassador Council to utilize volunteers at events
    • Collect, analyze, and interpret program and event data and make suggestions to staff on how to improve, maintain, or discontinue program and events based on their effectiveness
    • Help maintain member records in Chamber Database
    • Help engage new members on Chamber’s retention plan
    • Other duties as assigned
     
    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field recommended
    • Strong organization, time management, and multi-tasking skills
    • Detail-oriented
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, and Word
    • Event planning, public relations and marketing principles and practices, including fundraising, development, and donor cultivation/stewardship a plus
    • Must have/maintain a dependable vehicle with proof of license and insurance
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to lift 40 lbs
    • Ability to work occasional nights and weekends
     
    To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, and references to info@wilkes-barre.org.

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Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce  2 Public Square , Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701  570. 823.2101