• Northville Chamber of Commerce Event Planner- Full Time Position

  • Posted: 05/01/2022

    Northville Chamber of Commerce Job Description
    Events Manager
    Northville Chamber of Commerce is part of two communities, a township and city with a combined population of 34,500 people.  It is located between Ann Arbor and Detroit and is a very walkable and active community.  A great downtown with a strong school system and is close to major shopping and the Detroit International Airport.
    General Responsibilities:
    The Events Manager is responsible for managing an active events calendar with an emphasis on maximizing revenue.  The Events Manager will report to the Executive Director of Northville Chamber of Commerce.  The Events Manager will maintain a professional manner when dealing with all constituencies and always preserve a high level of confidentiality.
    Authority and Accountability:
    The Events Manager has the authority to carry out the job requirements and responsibilities and is accountable to the Executive Director.
    Principal Duties:
    Assist in all areas of event planning, from scheduling, implementation and evaluation of all Chamber events including small private membership events to major public events attracting more than 50,000 attendees.
    Assist in on-site elements/ benefits that correspond with sponsorship agreements.
    Assist in recruitment and supervision of event volunteers, supervisory and participation roll.
    Research and provide event analysis of current potential events.
    Prepares and maintains daily/weekly/monthly calendar of scheduled events, keeping appropriate personnel informed on calendar changes.
    Oversee several committee meetings for each corresponding events.
    Develop and execute marketing programs including social media, Chamber website, interactive media, social media, print materials and outbound email marketing.
    Prepare electronic files for print production, event PowerPoints, video and display advertisements.
    Create and submit press releases, under the direction of the Executive Director.
    Perform Clerical support functions as necessary, including typing, copying, and answering phone calls as required.
    Assist in the annual budget planning process and regularly monitors expenditures, for events while working to remain on or exceed budgeted sales goals.
    Participates in the development of operating goals and objectives for marketing and events.  Recommends, implements, and administers methods of procedures to enhance operations and events.
    Research other organizations events to improve existing events and provide information for the development of new events.
    Perform clerical support functions as necessary, including typing, copying, filing, and answering the telephone as required.
    Preferable to have detailed understanding of Microsoft Office Suite.
    Be innovative and willing to work with challenges that the members and community may have.
    Associates degree in related fields.
    Prior event manager experience preferred.
    Must be detail oriented
    Must be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced quickly changing environment.
    Professional level of verbal and written communication skills.
    You must be an extremely positive and outgoing individual who is completely focused on providing members and community with a memorable experience.
    Effectively responds to and proactively handles members requests and concerns.
    Applicants must be able to pass pre-employment background check.
    Full-time employment
    Employer 401K Matching program for full-time employees
    Paid time off within first year of employment (personal, bereavement and holiday)
    Bonus available for exceeding budgeted sales goals, maintaining or reducing budgeting costs and increased retention at events.
    $18.00 - $22.00 an hour
    This job description is by no means all inclusive and may be subject to change during a performance period due to the needs of the Northville Chamber of Commerce and its leadership.   The Northville Chamber of Commerce is and Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Chamber does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military background or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.