• Events and Office Coordinator

    Effingham County Chamber of Commerce
    Job Description
    The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is seeking an organized planner with QuickBooks skills.  This person will manage the office and help plan the events of the Chamber.
    • Oversee day-to-day operations by supporting the front desk with answering phones, greeting guests, posting and depositing checks and cash as well as running credit cards.
    • Prepare invoices for the Executive Directors approval for payment.
    • Represent the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce in a positive light
    • Prepare financial reports using QuickBooks
    • Enter membership and renewals into ChamberMaster system
    • Attend and be actively involved in appropriate Effingham County Chamber of Commerce events, programs and organizations including weekly staff meetings.
    • Development and implementation of various networking and professional development programs delivered to chamber members
    • Development and implementation of special events including but not limited to Effingham Day at the Capitol, Night in Effingham, and Annual Meeting
    • Coordinate Chamber’s Community Calendar
    • Perform other job duties as assigned by the Executive Director
    Knowledge, Experience, and Education Required:
    • Minimum of two years of professional experience; experience with book keeping and event planning preferred
    • Experience using QuickBooks required
    • Ability to organize, plan and prioritize multiple projects at one time
    • Strong written communications skills
    • Ability to think creatively and innovatively as well as provide solutions
    • Strong ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Capable of maintaining sensitive/confidential information
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Excel, Word.
    • Knowledge and understanding of the business community in Effingham County and surrounding region
    Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit at a desk and computer for long periods of time, is occasionally required to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl. May be requested to lift materials of up to 35 lbs. Specific vision abilities required include reading computer screen and written documents; close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. Communicate via verbal, audible and written means.
    Work Environment: Majority of duties will be performed in and from the Chamber’s office in Springfield during regular business hours. Travel and work off-site will be required, as well as occasional work on evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
    Background Check and Drug Test:  Selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check and drug test.
    Time Commitment: An average time commitment will be 20 hours per week in order to fulfill the duties required of this position.
    Compensation and Employee Benefits: Compensation is commensurate with experience and is structured with an hourly wage.
    Accommodation: It is the policy of the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability who are applicants for employment or employees to perform the essential functions of the job. The Chamber is an Equal Opportunity Employer
    How to apply: Submit Cover Letter, Resume and 3 professional references to:
    Effingham County Chamber of Commerce
    Attention Brad Carr
    Po Box 1078
    Springfield, GA 31329
    Or Email
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