JOB: Seattle Southside Chamber Seeks Membership, Events & Communications Associate | Panda Anku

EDITORS’ NOTE: South King Media Founder/Editor Scott Schaefer serves on the Board of Directors of the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce.

JOB: The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Membership, Events & Communications Associate.

Job overview:
This role focuses primarily on membership programs, events and communications coordination, and support for the Chamber. In addition, this position provides customer service support to Chamber members, as well as general operational and administrative support. The right candidate will be proactive, detail-oriented, and have the capacity and enthusiasm to work with chamber members and the community. Leadership, time/project management and creativity are a must.

Classification:

    • Full-time, regular, part-time

Application deadline:

Application instructions:

Essential qualifications and responsibilities:

    • Ability to work under tight deadlines while delivering high quality results
    • Adaptability to the needs of evolving programs
    • Passion for service and social commitment

Responsibilities:

    • Assists the leadership team with all membership department activities as needed
    • Assists the leadership team with all committee activities as needed
    • Assists the leadership team with all event activities, including representing the chamber at corporate/community events; Support in the preparation, coordination and implementation of chamber events on site; and training volunteers in support roles as needed
    • Assists the executive team with marketing campaigns and materials including newsletter, website, social media, blog planning, content writing, proofreading and event promotion
    • Assists the Executive Team in maintaining and updating the Chamber’s website and the website for regional economic development, Soundside Alliance
    • Generates sales contacts and actively searches for interested parties and sells potential business partners and sponsorship
    • Develops an in-depth knowledge of core programs, operations and business plans and regularly communicates the Chamber’s benefits, events, services and opportunities to existing and prospective members
    • Administers and provides Certificate of Origin services
    • Performs general office support including answering calls, answering emails, directing members to services, managing mail and mailers, assisting with committee and board materials and communications, and other related duties as needed

Desired qualifications:

    • Experience with membership organization structures and event coordination
    • BA/BS in Marketing, Communications or related fields
    • Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite
    • Sales experience and previous use of sales and marketing management tools such as Salesforce, Pardot, Marketo or ChamberMaster

Note: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to prevent management from assigning other duties as desired.

Compensation:

Advantages:

    • Health/Dental Plan, Paid Holidays, 12 Paid Holidays per year

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce is a flexible workplace. This role requires in-office work as well as off-site events. The Membership, Events and Communications Associate will have the opportunity to work remotely on a periodic basis where responsibilities allow.

The Seattle Southside Chamber is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to the standard roles and responsibilities of our organization, our employees are advocates and representatives of the organization. The Seattle Southside Chamber recognizes the value of our organization and its programs, which reflect the diversity of the area’s community, and encourages individuals from a variety of backgrounds to apply, including those for whom English is not their primary language; Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian American and Pacific Islander and other people of color; people with disabilities; and LGBTQIA+ people.

About the chamber
The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, membership-based business organization comprised of regional business corporations, civic organizations, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations. Established in 1988, the Chamber serves the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila. 1988. The Chamber’s mission is to be a leader in Southwest King County and to be a regional voice and resource for building business success. The Chamber is focused on promoting business in the region by helping to build and maintain a strong business environment.

More info at https://www.seattlesouthsidechamber.com.

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