The St. Cloud Greater Osceola Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking to fill its Events Manager position.
The Events Manager will contribute to the growth and successThe Events Manager will contribute to the growth and success of the St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce by presenting high-quality, well-attended, signature events, networking events and all events generated by the all the departments and committees of the Chamber. This position is an integral member of the Chamber team, collaborating with the President and communications contractors, overseeing the event committees and providing results based on established objectives.
Organizational Relationships: This position works to acquire sponsorships, collaborate with contractors on all creative work, and grow attendance. This position oversees and works with the event committees and volunteers. Works regularly and routinely with Chamber staff, members of the Board of Directors, members, and outside vendors.
Budget Responsibilities: Revenue for all events.
Responsibilities and Area of Accountably:
Oversee all events including signature events, breakfasts, luncheons, Business After Hours, events developed by committees to include but not limited to Economic & Governmental Advocacy, Education, Small Business Development, and Membership, with direct responsibility and authority over St. Cloud Life, 4th of July, Quarterly Luncheons, Golf, Membership Appreciation Breakfast (MAB), and Business After Hours.
Acquire sponsorships for all Chamber events from all departments and committees.
Responsible for all vendor/booth sales at signature events, including registration, organization/placement of vendors, and vendor information and communication.
Select venue location for board planning retreat and facilitate all aspects of the event, except the board meeting and breakout sessions.
Select venues, caterers, vendors and implement all aspects of event management specifically for signature events, luncheons, and Business After Hours.
Supervise and delegate authority to the events committees and volunteers.
Act as liaison to the event committees for implementation of all aspects of the committee, except for scheduling of meeting speakers, if applicable.
Work within the budget constraints on cost and meet or exceed budget revenue, collaborating with appropriate team members and stakeholders. Collaborate with accounting manager.
Collaborate with marketing and communications contractors to develop methods to grow attendance at events and increase revenue.
Responsible for real time, on site social media posting for position related events.
Maintain inventory of required equipment for events.
Must attend most chamber activities, including but not limited to Business After Hours, signature events, etc.
Assist in recruitment and retention of Chamber members.
Other duties/activities as assigned or necessary.
Three to five years’ experience performing identical or similar functions and duties.
Proven success in supporting an organization’s objectives and programs.
Demonstrated knowledge and skill in the areas listed above.
Excellent oral and written communications skills, creativity, team work, and stakeholder orientation.
Must be computer literate, with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Typical Physical and Mental Demands
Requires ability to travel locally.
Resumes may be submitted to the Chairman@stcloudflchamber.com.