Member Events Manager

Posted: 10/24/2023

Join Our Team as Member Events Manager
The Manatee Chamber of Commerce is looking for a dynamic Member Events Manager to join our award-winning team. Are you passionate about creating unforgettable experiences? Do you thrive on organizing seamless events that leave a lasting impression?

About Us
At the Manatee Chamber, we are committed to fostering opportunities that connect our members with one another to help grow their business and open new doors for success. Our organization is committed to providing exceptional experiences for our valued members. As Member Events Manager, you will play a critical role in curating engaging events that not only meet but exceed our members' expectations. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Event Planning: Conceptualize, plan, and execute a diverse range of monthly and annual member events, from small to large-scale celebrations. Manage event budgets and resources effectively, maximizing value for our members and our organization.
  • ​Member Engagement: Foster strong relationships with our members, understanding their preferences and needs to tailor events that resonate with them.
  • Logistics Management: Oversee all aspects of event logistics, including venue selection, catering, entertainment, attendance, etc…
  • Team Collaboration: Work closely with fellow staff members to ensure seamless coordination and execution of events, aligning with the company’s goals and objectives.
  • Innovation: Bring fresh, creative ideas to events that enhance the member experience.
Qualifications:
  • Proven experience in event management and execution, with a focus on customer-facing events.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Creative mindset with a passion for delivering outstanding member experiences.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including some early mornings and evenings.
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or post-secondary credential
  • Minimum three years of event planning/management experience
  • Experience in fundraising/revenue-generation
  • Experience in managing budgets and tracking expenses.
  • Direct customer service experience
  • Experience managing staff and/or volunteers.
 What We Offer:
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • The chance to make a significant impact for our members through memorable events.
If you are enthusiastic, innovative, and dedicated to creating exceptional member experiences, we want to hear from you! Join us in our mission to build a positive business environment while enhancing our community’s quality of life.
 
How to Apply:
Send your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to KimD@ManateeChamber.com. No phone calls please.
 

Position Type: Full-time

Employer Type: Private Company

Employer Willing to Train: Yes

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