Jobs at Brighton Chamber

 
 
Marketing and Events Assistant
Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce
 
LOCATION:  Brighton
 
SALARY:  £16,477 per annum (the Living Wage)
 
HOURS OF WORK: This is a full time role of 37.5 hours a week (Monday-Friday). There will be some additional early morning and evening events to attend.
 
DURATION:  Permanent position (with a six month probationary period)
 
START DATE: July 2017
 
COMPANY INFO:  
Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce is a not for profit company. Our members range from some of the smallest to many of the largest businesses based in and around Brighton. The aim of the Chamber is to help its members to develop and thrive, and to help grow the city’s economy. We do this by offering an extensive and affordable programme of excellent networking and training events. We keep our members informed about initiatives that can help them and consult them on local issues in order to represent their views. We have a staff team of five which is supported by over 60 business people who volunteer their time and expertise.  See more at: www.businessinbrighton.org.uk
 
THE ROLE:  
The main purpose of the role is to provide admin and marketing support to the Chamber team and help to ensure the smooth running of the Chamber events and the membership activities.
You will work on a wide range of projects at Brighton Chamber. The job will include admin, research, helping run events, using social media and engaging with our members. 
We are looking for someone who is proactive, flexible and adaptable.  Excellent communication and people skills are also important in this job. And you’ll need to have very good organisational skills. 
 
Tasks and responsibilities include: 
 
Events
Promoting the events
Sending events to partners and uploading to listings
Dealing with attendees bookings and enquires 
Making badges, sign in sheet, getting event bag ready for every event
Attending the events, helping with setting up and sign in
Adding photos from events to Flickr and Facebook
Carrying out research in to venues, speakers, topics and trainers
 
Sponsors
Being the main point of contact to sponsors
Responsible for the admin process when a sponsor is confirmed
Collecting blogs and information about sponsors ahead of event
 
Website
Approving member events on the website
Adding members’ blogs to the website
Add our Chamber blogs to the website with photos (from events) 
Helping members add notices to the notice board and update their profiles
Updating web pages
 
Marketing/social media
Scheduling social media 
Posting on Facebook, on the Google + page, on our LinkedIn group
Contacting members and answering questions on social media
 
Membership
Responsible for the admin process when a new member joins
Preparing information about new members for a monthly e-newsletter
 
General
Adding contacts to Mailchimp
Research 
Financial admin  
Answering the phone
Reporting on analytics
Preparing PowerPoint presentations 
Setting up and analysing on-line surveys using Survey Monkey
Video – filming at events, meet new member videos
Writing and gathering content 
 
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES REQUIRED:
 
You will need to have: 
Excellent attention to detail
Highly organised and a methodical approach to your work
Experienced with using spreadsheets and social media. 
Experience using a CRM or database system and websites
Excellent communications skills: written, face to face and on the phone
Ability to talk with a wide range of people 
A keenness to work hard and positively tackle challenging projects and work
Able to work on your own and take initiative at times 
Creative about the way you solve problems and generate ideas 
A personable and friendly approach to dealing with people
 
To apply please send your CV and covering letter that says how your skills and experience match the job description above.
 
Send to Grace Evans, Operations Manager office@businessinbrighton.org.uk (tel 01273 719097)
 
Deadline: by 10 July (we will close applications if we recruit earlier)  
 
For more information about Brighton Chamber see www.businessinbrighton.org.uk