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    Posted: 01/07/2022

    The Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for a part-time Marketing & Communications Specialist to play an integral role with marketing, communications, and public relations efforts. The selected applicant will gain valuable insight and experience in marketing, public relations, time management, and project coordination. We offer flexible schedules with opportunities for the applicant to meet and work with business and community leaders. Individuals majoring or with experience in public relations, marketing, and related communications fields should consider applying.
    This position will begin in Q1 2022 and will require a commitment of 15-20
    hours/week to be agreed upon in advance. The internship offers competitive hourly pay and may require time out of the office, including some evenings on a limited basis. There is also a remote work option as long as work is consistently completed in a satisfactory manner.
    Job Description:

    • Assist in the Chamber's communications planning and execution of event-related promotional
    • materials, including event signage, fliers/posters, and reports.
    • Support public relations efforts, including writing media releases and articles, developing
    • content for social media and website, and video creation.
    • Assist Chamber staff in member and sponsor recruitment and retention activities, including the
    • creation of and design content materials and other communications.
    • Provide event support and event-day logistics when appropriate.
    • Development and creation of weekly newsletters and member outreach materials.
    • Assist with marketing efforts for workforce development, Impact CB Young Professionals, public policy, DE&I, and all other CB Chamber programs.
    • Assist with other projects as needed.
    • Strong verbal, written, organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work in a time-sensitive and team-oriented environment
    • Initiative and strong work ethic
    • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign and Photoshop software
    • Knowledgeable in social media marketing including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn
    • Must have access to reliable transportation
    The Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce prides itself on being a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive organization. We are a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Council Bluffs area and know we cannot be your best and most productive selves if the CB Chamber is not creating and fostering a strong and inclusive culture and work environment for our employees, members, and the community at large.
    Next Steps
    Applicants should send a resumé, cover letter, and creative/work samples to:
    Lori Shields, VP of Communications and Leadership Development
    Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce
    149 W Broadway
    Council Bluffs, IA  51503
    Or email to cbchamber@councilbluffsiowa.com.

    Position Type: Part-time