Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center
Events Coordinator

The Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center is seeking to hire an Events Coordinator.  This is a full time, year round position that includes:  weekend, evening, early morning, holiday and office business hours as required by events and chamber activities.  Candidates must have proven leadership abilities, strong written and verbal communication skills, be highly organized and detail oriented, personable, friendly and a team player, as well as have experience in the use of common computer programs and the internet including social media.  Background in any of the following areas will prove beneficial: event coordination, coordinating volunteers, fundraising, public relations/marketing, experience in budget management and customer service.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all event activities and personnel
  • Distribute all meeting information and supplies to attending personnel
  • Calculate and propose budgets for planned events or meetings
  • Research and identify successful event opportunities
  • Maintain stock of event supplies

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in event planning or other related fields
  • Strong project managing skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work well in teams

Please submit resume including references to:

Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center
Attn: Executive Director
PO Box 1917
Eagle River, WI  54521
Email: kim@eagleriver.org

 

Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center
Full Time Seasonal Customer Service Assistant

The Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center is seeking to hire a Seasonal Full Time Customer Service Assistant through the first week of October, 2019. Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills, be organized, detail oriented, personable, friendly, be willing to assist tourism customers and are a team player; as well as have experience in the use of common computer programs and the internet including social media.  This Seasonal Full Time position offers 40 hours a week.  Weekend hours (Saturdays and Sundays) are required during the summer months – which include Saturdays (9 am – 3 pm) until the end of June and Saturdays (9 am – 3 pm) and Sundays (10:30 am – 2:30 pm) from July 1st to Labor Day weekend.

Please submit application and/or resume including references to:

Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center
Attn: Executive Director
PO Box 1917
Eagle River, WI  54521
Email: kim@eagleriver.org

 

Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce
Financial Administrator

The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce is seeking a highly skilled and enthusiastic individual to serve as its Financial Administrator. While working in a fun, fast-paced working environment, this individual will oversee financials, administration, and works to improve the overall growth of the organization. The position is full-time.

Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce is a dynamic membership organization comprised of non-profit, educational, government, and small and large businesses. The Heart of Wisconsin sends a strong message that businesses who want to be engaged in the chamber are welcome to get involved, support each other and be part of the CHAMBER POWER that grows in our community when businesses work together. Our vision is to provide exceptional value to all existing and new businesses with the goal of providing leadership and support to an engaged business community.

Reports To: President

Employment: Non-Exempt Position, Full Time: 40

GOALS OF POSITION:

The Financial Administrator effectively manages financial and business matters of the organization including employee benefits, front office coverage and building oversight for the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce. The position is accountable for communicating the financial stability of the organization to the boards of directors and president.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage financials and budget, maintain human resources and benefits, handle business administrations, office coverage —-i.e.

  • Financials management and statements
  • Prepare budgets monthly
  • Review contracts and needed reporting
  • Prepare and file tax returns and withholding taxes (coordinate with an accountant)
  • Human resources/benefits
  • Handle business administration duties, such as insurance, building maintenance, equipment purchases, etc.
  • Responsible for all billing and invoicing
  • Oversee gift certificate program.
  • Follow-up on outstanding receivables and report status to the board and president.
  • Phones, office coverage, follow-ups, various correspondence, detailed record keeping
  • Recruit volunteers and manage activities of the front desk

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide support to the president, performing other duties as assigned.
  • Bring to the attention of the president and the board trends, incidents, actions and events which affect the membership/business community/organization.
  • To engage in a continuing program of self-improvement and keep up to date with trends in the fields of Chamber/Economic Development organizations and Financial Management of Non-Profits.
  • Operate office equipment

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

Associates Degree in Accounting, Business, Public Administration or related field

Experience

Two Years of experience in accounting or related field

Skills

  • Prepare financial statements and budgets
  • Prepare and file tax returns
  • Strong customer service skills, including outstanding oral and written communication
  • Must have the ability to plan and organize programs, possess excellent communication
  • Detailed oriented, establish positive membership/customer relationships and have exceptional time management skills

To apply for the position, please send your resume to president@wisconsinrapidschamber.com

 

South Suburban Chamber of Commerce (Oak Creek, WI)
Executive Director

This role accepts and advances four primary areas:

  1. Membership Growth and Retention
  2. Develop and Manage Annual Budget
  3. Event planning and Sponsorship Sales
  4. Community and Economic Development

Essential Functions

Directs and coordinates ongoing and anticipated activities of the Chamber. Comfortable as an official spokesperson for the organization, including but not limited to issue public statements and personal appearances on behalf of the Chamber. Communicates effectively with Chamber board members; interprets policies to staff, membership and general public. Comprehends and advances grant writing and fundraising efforts in the coordination and operation of special initiatives and/or events. Responsible for adding new and retaining existing Chamber members. Positively represents the South Suburban Chamber, in regular attendance of local and state organizational meetings. Fully engage and demonstrate proficiencies daily in a variety of social media applications. Advance and administrate marketing activities and press releases. Manage records. Processing any and all such records legally required of a non-profit organization conducting business in this county, state or nation. Performs work in accordance with established polices and with intent to achieve goals, objectives and standards.

Competencies

  • Initiative: Making active attempts to influence events to achieve goals; self-starting rather than accepting passively; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.
  • Planning and Organizing: Establishing a course of action for self and/or others to accomplish specific goal; planning proper assignments of personnel and appropriate allocation of resources.
  • Innovation: generating creative solutions to work situations; trying different and novel ways to deal with problems and opportunities in the nonprofit environment.

Education and Experience

  • Experience in non-profit organization and/or development.
  • Undergraduate degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of public policy and political issues on behalf of the business community desired.

Expected Hours of Work

Core hours reflect 9 a.m to 3 p.m. but must be flexible to incorporate attendance at morning, evening, and weekend Chamber events.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervise one part-time employee, driving the direction, management, and success in outcomes from this role. The Executive Director will demonstrate leadership in maximizing performance and maintaining employee morale.

Salary: $35,000.00 to $45,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • non-profit: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Location:

  • Oak Creek, WI (Required)

Please contact the chamber office at (414) 768-5845 for more information.

 

 

If you have a position you would like posted, please contact Susan Nyffenegger at (608) 258-3400.