Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce
Position Announcement: Event Coordinator
Seeking a creative, energetic person for planning, developing, and coordinating Chamber events and programs including establishing budgets and timelines, working with committees, creating reports, securing sponsors, and debriefing events to improve their outcomes. The purpose of Chamber events and programs is to create opportunities for members to network with each other and the community at large, provide information and education about relevant and trending topics, build capacity within our member organizations, and celebrate member successes. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented self-starter who can prioritize tasks efficiently and enjoys working with people.
This position will be part-time, 30+ hours per week to start, with the opportunity to become full-time. We can offer a schedule with some flexibility in a supportive work environment.
Skills & Knowledge:
Proven customer service skills, event planning experience, enthusiastic personality with people skills, problem solving skills, self-motivated, and organized. Additional valued skills would include strengths in managing various social media, and Chamber management information systems.
Additional Beneficial Experience:
Historic knowledge of the community, economic development and/or community planning experience.
Nature of the Job:
Local travel with occasional evening/weekend events.
This is an hourly position, with a start wage of $13.00/hr and up, depending upon experience. Benefits would be included if the applicant is hired as a full-time staff.
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume (including 3 references) and salary history via email to Darien Sloat, Chief Executive Officer, at Ceo@FairfieldIowa.com with “Position Application” in the subject line.
This position will remain open until filled.