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Event Marketing Specialist (Cincinnati)


Event Marketing Specialist (Entry Level)
Job Description
The event marketing specialist will work closely with the executive director and programs committee to market and organize an average of two chamber events each month. The specialist will also be responsible for creating, maintaining and implementing the chamber's program strategy, as well as invoicing (i.e. point of sale) and other event accounting duties.
 Assists in all aspects of event planning and administration, including venue negotiations, food and beverage coordination and orders, coordination of supplies and audiovisual equipment, event signs, etc.
 Organizes an annual program schedule and implements it
 Finds appropriate and relevant speakers, as well as works to help book travel, lodging, etc. for these speakers
 Works with executive director to market each event
 Creates and revises room layouts for events as needed
 Proposes new ideas to improve the event planning and implementation process
 Serves as liaison with vendors on event-related matters
 Assists with managing on-site production and clean-up for events as necessary
 Prepares name tags, materials, notebooks, packages, gift bags, registration lists, seating cards, etc.
 Coordinates venue payments with executive director and closes out all events as needed
 Works with executive director to ensure proper invoicing and collection of payments
 Serves as events coordinator for the executive director and programs committee to ensure seamless execution of mailings and other communications initiatives in support of the chamber's communications strategy
 Collaborates with executive director to ensure a fully functioning chamber
Desired Skills and Experience
 One to three years of relevant experience
 Bachelor's degree in marketing or communications preferred
 Knowledge and fluency in Chinese language and culture
 Proven record of organizing and planning successful events
 Individual who keeps up with trade shows and industry events preferred
 Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills
 Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills
 Proficient using the latest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint; with email and web marketing knowledge
 Demonstrates the ability to collaborate internally with staff and management
 Demonstrates the ability to collaborate externally
 Demonstrates the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
 Demonstrates the ability to interpret complex information
 Demonstrates the ability to work in other duties (i.e. accounting) as needed
 Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments from more than one co-worker
 Detail-oriented and able to maintain a high level of ownership and accuracy on all work activities
Organization Description
The Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce was established in Protected content a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting trade and relations between the Cincinnati region and China. The chamber works to create value for its nearly Protected content by offering a multifarious array of networking and trade-related events. The chamber seeks to improve its presence in the Midwestern region of the U.S.A. to bring about greater partnerships between the region and China.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Protected content .

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