Engagement Coordinator, Community & Culture
Arts + Business Council for Greater Philadelphia
The Chamber brings area businesses and civic leaders together to promote growth and create opportunity in our region. We support our members with practical, inspiring programs, resources, and events. All that we do serves one clear, bold goal: make Greater Philadelphia a great place for good business.
The Chamber’s Community & Culture department is all about ensuring Philadelphia offers a great quality of life, through arts and culture, health and livability, and opportunities for young professionals. The Engagement Coordinator serves a critical role within the Community & Culture business unit, and is responsible for the success of the Chamber’s Young Professionals Council. The ideal candidate is comfortable networking with individuals, going beyond email to connect with members, and yet also capable of diligent upkeep of data and contact information for member engagement with our programs.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Young Professionals Council
Responsible for the success of YPC programming: manage an internal cross-functional team of Chamber colleagues to design in-person events and virtual professional development sessions
Consult/collaborate with YPC board members to ensure a good fit in programming and ensure good turnout.
Oversee YPC advisory board relations: Convene annual retreat, serve as a liaison between YPC and Chamber, consult on appointments to the YPC advisory board
Oversee YPC monthly membership billing/terminating and maintain membership records.
Oversee growth of YPC membership through new membership sales, group package purchases, and engagement strategies
Act as a liaison between Member Engagement department and YPC to help increase Chamber member involvement with Young Professionals Council (this includes presentations at Chamber member companies as well as individual outreach and follow up); attend occasional Member Engagement meetings to cross-promote opportunities
Pay it Forward
Manage the Pay it Forward program. This includes designing the program, creating matches between mentors and mentees, promoting the program to Chamber members and YPC members
Collaborate with the Marketing & Creative Services department to ensure appropriate collateral for YPC and Pay it Forward
Overall Community & Culture Engagement
Collaborate with the Community & Culture department to strategize engagement for the department’s events, including promoting events and programs to specific targets
Building relationships with organizations and companies that can serve as partners for cross-promotion
The Chamber provides all the benefits of working for a mid-size business combined with the values and mission focus of a nonprofit. As part of a leading organization in the region’s business community, team members have access to a wide array of resources, connections, and opportunities throughout their career with the Chamber. With 50+ employees, the Chamber is right-sized for new team members to have the support of their talented colleagues, opportunities to lead, and room for personal and professional growth. The Chamber offers its employees a dynamic, fast-paced environment with competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. Learn more about Chamber culture and benefits.
The Chamber is currently working in a hybrid work environment that allows for a flexible work schedule. When in the offices, this individual will work in a typical office environment. On a standard work day, the majority of time is spent sitting at a desk, using the computer and speaking on the phone. However, at times, this role will be required to attend Chamber events or related outside meetings/events on behalf of the Chamber. These meetings/events may take place outside of regular business hours and outside of center city Philadelphia.
Please note that the Chamber requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a culturally diverse staff. We strongly encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.
RequirementsBachelor’s degree with 4-6 years of relevant work experience
Exceptional interpersonal abilities; professional written and verbal communication skills
Comfort with, and genuine enthusiasm for, building relationships with companies with an eye towards membership sales and sponsorships
Excellent follow-up / follow-through skills
A self-starter who is able to work both independently and as part of a team
Computer proficiencies in Windows, MS Office, including Word, Access, Excel and Outlook
Strong work ethic; approaches work with a sense of purpose and urgency
A collaborative spirit