Plant City Chamber of Commerce - Event Coordinator
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Written by Suzanne Neve   
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 10:27 PM

Plant City Chamber of Commerce - Event Planner

If you can juggle many responsibilities at once, meet deadlines, plan in advance, stay organized and have great communication skills with the public, this position may be a great fit for you.

Basic Function
To oversee the events of the Chamber and to ensure the highest value to both attendees and sponsors. We are looking for a successful and enthusiastic event planner to produce events from conception through to completion. Event coordinator responsibilities include providing outstanding customer service and organizing memorable events that meet quality expectations, as well as managing current events, and developing new events for the good of the membership.
Primary Responsibilities
▪ Oversee all aspects of Chamber events including; but not limited to:
1. Annual Chairman’s Banquet
2. Annual Business of the Year Banquet
3. Monthly Networking Lunches
4. Business After Hours Events
5. New Teacher Coffee
6. Planes, Trains and Automobiles
7. The Annual Plant City Pig Jam
8. Annual Board Retreat
9. Strawberry Festival booth management
10. New events as developed
▪ Develop RFP’s and accurate affiliation records for all services related to work assignments.
▪ Assist with reservations for assigned Chamber events, insure proper payments and logging within the Chamber Master system.
▪ Provide appropriate counts to venues, volunteer and staff support, set up/tear down of signage, marketing materials, etc. as directed.
▪ Manage registration at various Chamber events ensuring proper sign-in, payments and nametag distribution.
▪ Assist in developing and coordinating event and program promotions including signage, flyers, invitations, etc.
▪ Complete any other duties related to the business of the Chamber, including but not limited to, offering assistance to fellow team members toward the ultimate goal of providing added value to the members of the Plant City Chamber of Commerce.
Core Competencies
▪ Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications or a hospitality related field, or 5+years of equivalent experience
▪ Professional: 2+ years’ experience in a hospitality, public relations, event planning, or related field
▪ Personal: Excellent communication and organizational skills, working knowledge of media and social media outlets, ability to produce creative promotional material, multi-task and meet both short and long term deadlines. Willingness to learn new skills and adapt to growing/evolving job responsibilities.
▪ Mental: Ability to be creative, proactive and outgoing. Must be a team player - but have the ability to work independently
▪ Computer competencies: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher)