Creates and executes the Chamber’s social media strategy on all channels. Also responsible for creating and managing the bulk of the Chamber’s communications content, including writing and distributing news releases, copywriting for digital and print ads, drafting and/or editing email communication to Chamber members. Reports to Public Affairs Vice President.
Essential duties and responsibilities
▪ Work with Public Affairs Vice President to develop and execute a social media calendar and plan, including managing paid campaigns ▪ Track and monitor social media metrics to build the Chamber brand on social media and to interact with members ▪ Write, edit and produce social media posts, along with sharing news highlighting Chamber members ▪ Write and distribute news releases on Chamber events and awards ▪ Support various communication channels for the Chamber Councils and Chamber sub-brands to ensure accuracy and brand consistency ▪ Schedule, coordinate and write member testimonials for use on various Chamber channels ▪ Write copy for Chamber digital and print ads and collateral to ensure messaging and branding standards ▪ Produce and schedule Chamber Connection, the weekly newsletter to membership ▪ Works closely with Design Coordinator to execute specific marketing and editing needs ▪ Reports to Public Affairs Vice President
▪ Excellent professional appearance, reputation and credibility ▪ Ability and desire to learn challenging new skills on one’s own ▪ Excellent interpersonal skills to work with key business leaders and changing volunteer base ▪ Excellent communication/presentation skills, both oral and written ▪ Strong attention to detail / copy / proofing skills ▪ Strong project management skills with willingness to employ detailed project implementation plans ▪ Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects ▪ Identify innovative ways to implement projects within established timeframes ▪ High energy level, self-motivated, and demonstrated initiative. ▪ Working knowledge of AP Style. ▪ Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite products including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
Education and Experience
▪ BA/BS degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or equivalent work experience ▪ 1-3 years communications experience, including experience managing social media accounts for a brand or agency