Manager, Membership & Events

Posted: 03/12/2024

Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company
 
Position Title:   Manager, Membership & Events
Reports To:      President & CEO
FLSA Status:     Full Time, Exempt
Benefits:          Paid vacation, paid holidays, PTO, simple IRA, health care allowance,
                          cell phone allowance.
 
Must live in Clay County, South Dakota or relocate within three months of accepting the position to Clay County, South Dakota,
 
SUMMARY
 
The Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company (VCDC) is seeking a Manager, Membership & Events. The VCDC includes the Chamber of Commerce, the Office of Economic Development and the Tourism and Visitors Bureau in Vermillion, SD.
 
This position is responsible for managing the VCDC’s membership and events.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
 

  • The manager will develop and execute the plans to recruit and retain members.
  • Engage our members through events and programs.
  • Ensure current and potential members understand member benefits.
  • Visit members on a routine basis.
  • Organize and execute chamber events.
  • Lead volunteer committees – Chamber Ambassadors and Vermillion Next.
  • The Manager will work closely with the Marketing and Communications Manager to promote events.
  • Responsible for the sales of membership, sponsorships, and advertising.
  • Keep member database updated.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
·      Bachelor’s degree preferred or three years in sales, account management, and event management.
·      Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
·      Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
·      Must have experience in Microsoft Office programs, preferable knowledge of (CRM) customer relationship management systems.
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours when required.
 
TO APPLY
 
Send resume and cover letter to:
 
vcdc@vermillionchamber.com
Subject: Manager, Membership & Events
Applications are encouraged to be sent in by March 29, 2024.