Marketing & Communications Manager- Galesburg IL

Marketing & Communications Associate/Manager
Galesburg Area Chamber of Commerce – Galesburg, IL

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION

The Marketing & Communications Manager is a full-time position that reports to Executive Director of the Galesburg Area Chamber of Commerce. The role of this position is manage the Chamber brand, image, and external communications to drive membership, retention, a positive reputation and increased awareness of the work of the Chamber in the community.

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plans and creates content for daily social media posts;
  • Maintains the organization’s website;
  • Creates layouts and graphics for marketing brochures and flyers;
  • Creates weekly and monthly newsletters;
  • Manages external communication and contacts in Constant Contact and reviews/manages all external communications;
  • Coordinates or responds to all incoming media requests;
  • Coordinates and plans events for the organization including but not limited to Dine & Develop and Chamber 101;
  • Sells and manages member advertisements on all Chamber platforms;
  • Manages the advertising budget for the Chamber;
  • Manages all communications interns and associates including the hiring & review process;
  • Facilitates the execution of the member retention plan;
  • Speaks at Chamber events and serves as a spokesperson for the Chamber as needed;
  • Visits with members and assists in sales of new memberships to increase impact of the org;

MINOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Greets visitors in a professional manner, answer phones and screen calls;
  • Assists with other tasks as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE JOB

Candidate with a degree in marketing, communications, or graphic design preferred;

Basic graphic design skills and familiarity with Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign is required;

Familiarity with WordPress and Constant Contact is preferred;

KEY COMPETENCIES

Exercises discretion and diplomacy and keeps all records confidential;

Ability to be a self-starter and manage tasks without supervision preferred;

Excellent communication and organizational skills required.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25,000.00 to $30,000.00 /year

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

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