Marketing and Communications Specialist

River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
Job Description
The River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau is seeking a highly organized, self-motivated, and creative individual to join our team as a Marketing and Communications Specialist. This full-time position will be responsible for the development, coordination, implementation, and maintenance of all marketing and communication campaigns with the strategy to enhance and promote the Chamber’s membership base, programs, special events, tourism and brand.
 
Requirements:
  • Extremely organized, self-motivated, creative, detail-oriented and deadline driven.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at one time.
  • Strong customer service focus with relationship-building abilities.
  • Top notch written and verbal communication skills.
  • Affinity for working with community volunteer leaders and committees.
  • Display a positive, do-whatever-it takes attitude.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point) and strong graphic design skills in Adobe InDesign (or equivalent).
  • Internet proficiency.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Flexibility to work occasional evening and weekend hours, especially during busy event season; general work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and execute marketing campaign for special events and programs.
  • Produce and manage content for all Chamber websites.
  • Oversee all social media sites and postings to provide a clear and consistent voice.
  • Create and gather content followed by distributing e-communications.
  • Create graphic design work for flyers and other forms of communication.
  • Promote the area’s lodging, dining, shopping, recreation, events, and attractions to visitors.
  • Contribute editorial content and/or support the creation and production of outsourced marketing materials.
  • Implement and track all membership advertisement including website ads and e-communication sponsorships.
  • Provide assistance in special event planning and execution.
  • Provide support to membership recruitment and retention by developing relationships with members through outstanding customer service and outreach.
  • Provide general administrative support.
  • Responsible for maintaining the day-to-day office environment. This position serves as the first point of contact for phone and walk-in guests. 
  • Serve as an ambassador for the Chamber in the community.
 
Benefits:
  • Annual Salary: $28,000 - $35,000
  • Two weeks PTO, Simple IRA (3% Match)
  • Fun, fast-paced working environment
 
Consider joining our team as we promote, connect, and support our membership in the community we choose to live, work and play by submitting a letter of interest and current resume to:
 
River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau
Attn: Hiring Coordinator
215 W Maple Street
River Falls, WI  54022
 
Or by email to: chris@rfchamber.com
 
Applications must be received on or before Friday, August 4, 2017.
 
Annual Events
Golf Outing – August 7, 2017
Bacon Bash – September 16-17, 2017
River Dazzle – November 24, 2017
Annual Dinner and Awards Banquet – February 1, 2018
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration- March 17, 2018
Bluegrass Festival – April 13-15, 2018
River Falls Days – July 13-15, 2018
 
 
Mission Statement
The River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau works together to connect, promote, and support its members to further enhance the local economy and cultivate a sense of community.
 
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