JOB OPPORTUNITY: Special Events Marketing Coordinator (PT)

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APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED FOR THIS POSITION

 

 

 

 

POSITION: Special Events Marketing Coordinator (part-time)

ORGANIZATION: City of Elgin

SALARY: $10.00 – $14.00 Hourly

OPENING DATE: 06/26/15

CLOSING DATE: 07/10/15 11:59 PM

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

Under the direction of the Special Events Department in the City Manager’s Office, this position will be responsible for developing marketing materials and assisting with administration tasks for a variety of events.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:

Assist with administrative duties of special events, such as:
* Assist with designing posters, distributing fliers, writing press releases and developing program forms.
* Manages Special Events website/Facebook pages, create blogs and place ads in all forms of media.
* Create a special events newsletter using Constant Contact
* Assists with permitting festivals, parades and block parties by sending out letters, following up with missing paperwork and setting up meetings.
* Attend Community Engagement Committee meetings, take minutes to distribute to committee members and update the Special Events Monthly Calendar.
* Liaison with City departments, outside agencies, volunteers, and citizens to ensure overall safety and an effective presentation of events.
* Answer and return phone calls and messages.
* Follow and implement City ordinances and regulations.
* Ensure the proper care of City equipment.
* Perform other tasks as assigned.
* Work with businesses and foundations to attain sponsorships for special events. Work closely with sponsors to ensure their marketing needs are met.
* Recruit and assist in the management of volunteers for special events
* Attend and contribute to special events planning meetings as requested

OTHER:

* Experience working with special events and volunteers.
* Must possess strong organizational skills.
* Must possess exceptional interpersonal skills
* Must have strong customer service skills.
* Must have a High School Diploma/GED, with college credit or degree a plus.
* Fluency in the use and application of MS Office Suite and electronic mail systems
* Ability to work weekends and extended hours when necessary.
* Must be physically capable of lifting boxes up to 50 lbs, setting up tables and pop up tents, hanging banners and other similar duties

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Hours:
* 15 hours per week, with potential for additional hours during busy periods.
* Requires working flexible day, evening and weekend hours

Apply online at www.cityofelgin.org.

 

EYPN Member Only Event

1435262521482The event you have been waiting for is finally here…the Member Only Event!

We will be celebrating all of our wonderful members on Thursday, July 16 from 5:30-7:30pm at Plank Road Tap Room, 39W149 Plank Rd. in Elgin, in the lawn.

All EYPN members will receive a ticket for a complimentary first drink from the EYPN and light appetizers will also be provided by the EYPN Board. (Significant others and spouses are welcome but will not receive a complimentary drink)

We will have bag sets for everyone to play and door prizes you will not want to miss! We also encourage everyone to bring a chair to sit on and if you would like to bring a dessert to share.

Parking is very limited at Plank Road Tap Room so we will announce some more details on carpooling next week.

RSVP on our Facebook Event Page.

This event is rain or shine!

EYPN Brown Bag Lunch at In the Neighborhood Deli

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EYPN invites the public to join us for our new, informal monthly summer lunch series, where you can get to know our vast network of young professionals better and catch up on all that we are doing in the Elgin community.

Our next EYPN Brown Bag Summer Lunch Series event takes place on Friday, July 17 at In the Neighborhood Deli, 185 N. Edison Avenue in Elgin, from 12-1pm. ITN Deli will be offering exclusive discounts on their entire menu for all Brown Bag attendees that day.

Please RSVP on our Facebook event page.

We’ve got lunch in the bag for you this summer with EYPN!

June EYPN Monthly Meeting at Danny’s Pizza on Douglas

cropped-eypn1.jpgOur next Elgin Young Professionals Network meeting is Tuesday, June 23 at Danny’s Pizza on Douglas, 231 Douglas Avenue in downtown Elgin, at 6pm.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Members Only Social Event
  • EYPN Book Club
  • Volunteer Nights at Food for Greater Elgin
  • EYPN Mentor Program Update
  • EYPN Brown Bag Lunch recap
  • EYPN Movie Night recap
  • And more!

This event is also open to anyone interested in joining or learning more about the leadership building and community service opportunities available with EYPN.