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COMMUNICATIONS & EVENTS COORDINATOR

Posted: 01/10/2021

POSITION TITLE:
COMMUNICATIONS & EVENTS COORDINATOR
 
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Graphic Design, or equivalent degree in Hospitality/Event Planning.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Proven skills and experience in desktop publishing, advertising and marketing. 
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
The Boone County Chamber of Commerce/Convention and Visitors Bureau is seeking a creative and energetic talent to join our team as the Communications and Event Coordinator.  In this role you will be responsible for communicating the Chamber’s core mission in support of our 275 member businesses, and the Boone County communities we serve.  As a key function of our organization’s overall communication plan you will be tasked with developing a variety of marketing materials including, but not limited to:  multi-media campaigns, flyers, posters, direct mail, a quarterly newsletter, social media ads, and news releases to promote our events.  You will work closely with the Chamber/CVB leadership team to plan and execute those events, handling event sponsorships and registrations, working with volunteers, and maintaining accurate records.  The ideal candidate will be comfortable juggling multiple projects, prioritizing workflow to meet deadlines, and enjoy working with our members and the public to ensure the success of each event.  
 
Primary Duties:

  • Develop creative marketing collateral in support of the Chamber, CVB, and Pufferbilly Days™ festival.
  • Produce or curate compelling content for the Chamber, CVB and Pufferbilly Days™ social media channels.
  • Maintain our websites and Chamber app with fresh content.
  • Plan and execute member-focused and community-wide events.
  • Support the Executive Director in his/her role in economic development activities.
 
Skills Required:
  • Proven proficiency in desktop publishing, layout and graphic design (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Microsoft Publisher, Canva, etc.)
  • Education or experience in creative writing.
  • Familiarity with Wordpress CMS.
  • Thorough understanding of various social media to grow audience.
 
Type of Employment:
Full-time, exempt
 
Application Deadline:
February 6th, 2021

COMPENSATION
Salary commensurate with skills and experience.  Hiring range $35,000 to $40,000
 
The Boone County Chamber also offers a generous benefits package including paid vacation, Simple IRA retirement match, life, disability and AD & D insurance. 

 

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