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Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Corporate Affairs Coordinator

3/20/2024

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce is a purpose-driven team of dynamic individuals who work to make the Springfield region an exciting place to live, work and play. Our work builds thriving communities. Our culture celebrates team members and volunteers every day. Being a part of the Chamber team empowers you to engage in meaningful work with many opportunities to impact the region’s quality of life in a positive way. Our team members are connected to top business and civic leaders in efforts that make a difference across the region. The Chamber, recently recognized as a "Best Place to Work” by Biz417, is committed to investing in the professional development of its team members and provides a highly competitive benefits package.


REPORTS TO: Vice President, Corporate Affairs


GENERAL FUNCTIONS: Serves as high-level administrative support to the Chamber president, leadership staff and board of directors. This critical role has extensive contact with business and community leaders, helps maintain accurate database information and works closely with staff on a variety of general Chamber operations.  

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage scheduling and document preparation for various Chamber board activities, including monthly board meetings, orientations, receptions and annual retreats.
  • Assist with board meeting management including packets, minutes and historical records.  
  • Help maintain accurate Chamber database records through an ongoing member verification process.
  • Monitor local media coverage of business activity, noting relevant updates in the Chamber database.
  • Conduct regular work from the Chamber front desk approximately 40-50% of the time, welcoming guests and directing incoming phone calls to the appropriate staff members.
  • Provide on-site administrative support for the Chamber president.
  • Collect, sort and distribute Chamber mail.
  • Attend Chamber meetings and events, assisting with planning or logistics as needed.


OTHER: Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Vice President, Corporate Affairs

 

CRITERIA/SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • College degree and previous experience in an office setting preferred.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
  • Professional telephone, email and in-person customer service skills.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications and standard office equipment.
  • Flexibility to work with a diverse group of members, volunteers, and community contacts.


EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Non-Exempt


TO APPLY: Email cover letter and resume to the Chamber’s Chief Operating Officer, Jennifer Dalton at jennifer@springfieldchamber.com

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