Under supervision of the CRA Marketing and/or Communications Directors, this position assists under general direction, to aid with the marketing and brand development and management of the retail business districts and commercial areas to continue the development of vibrant, exciting destinations for local residents and visitors in the city of West Palm Beach, CRA areas.
Essential Functions: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.
Duties and Responsibilities: (Which are not in any hierarchical order)
Assists with the marketing and management efforts within the CRA districts with a focus on promoting the retail business districts and commercial areas within the redevelopment area to create vibrant, exciting destinations for local residents and visitors.
Assists in coordination and execution of special events and promotions to attract pedestrian traffic to the area and will also promote business development and other business support activities including drafting press releases.
Assists with the distribution of collateral materials (printed and other forms), web site postings and updates, newsletters, flyers, etc.
Data entry of contact information into a database and other data entry responsibilities as assigned.
Assists in the promotion of the Community Redevelopment Agency incentive programs and assist with business attraction efforts.
Assists in coordinating with area merchants and merchant associations to build cross promotional events, identify promotional opportunities and maintain communications.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of computer programs and applications for outreach including multimedia forums, constant contact or equivalent, social networks, Facebook, twitter, e blasts.
Preferred skills include proficiency at Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Required proficiency in Microsoft Office, and general graphic design skills and database software.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Energetic and enthusiastic and willing to engage merchants and business owners in the process of redevelopment.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, peers, and the media.
Skill in the operation and maintenance of a wide variety of audiovisual equipment, including cameras, projectors, tape recorders, record players and video recorders.
Skills in making visual presentations.
Qualifications(Education, work experience, special requirements)
Must have college level coursework in Marketing or Public Relations and be available to work a flexible schedule including Saturday. Non-student candidates are also eligible to apply.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
Work involves sedentary to light work in an office setting, out in the community or at project locations. There is occasional needs to stand, stoop, walk, sit, lift objects (up to 25 pounds) and perform similar other actions during the course of the workday.
We are looking for a sales associate to obtain new business, generate sales leads, develop client referrals, make calls to new clients, visit clients, develop sales proposals and contracts, maintain sales activity records and reports, ensure customer service satisfaction and good client relationships, conduct market research, participate in sales events.
Must be articulate, polished and able to present to all levels of managements and a varied client base
Develop event concepts from client's visions and ideas
Must have excellent writing AND computer skills (including internet and Microsoft office -- excel, power point, word)
Answer all telephone calls in a prompt, pleasant, professional and courteous manner
Attend all necessary meetings and take appropriate notes
Be Self Motivated, creative, imaginative, detail oriented and posses a natural ability to interact with people
To apply contact Jarbas Benzos: firstname.lastname@example.org