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8/19/2021 7:51:19 PM General
Uptown Marion Seeks Candidates For Events & Marketing Support Position

We are looking for a dynamic individual for the part-time position of Uptown Marion Main Street & Marketing Support. This person will work directly with the Main Street Director and Chamber staff in planning events, communications, and special projects.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

August: Plan & Execute Fall Fest with the City of Marion
o Action Plan, Budget, Event Communications, Volunteer Coordination, Promotion, Manage Event, Evaluation

Sept: Plan & Execute Chocolate Walk with Chamber/Uptown Staff
o Assist with event promotions and communications, business participation, create a post-event survey & event report

October: Plan & Execute Small Business Saturday with Chamber/Uptown Staff
o Assist with event promotions and communications, business participation, create a post-event survey & event report

November: Plan & Execute Holiday Events with Chamber/Uptown Staff
• Christmas in the Park & Peppermint Walk event assistance
• Holiday Shopping/Passport Event
• Hallmark Event

Throughout:
• Assist with marketing and social media campaigns
• Business Spotlight & News Articles
• VR Walking Tour Updates
• Develop Promotions Committee (Volunteers, Meetings, Objectives, Activities)
• Alley Stage & Events Information Sheet & Communication

Qualifications
• AA or BA preferred in a related field
• Experience in event planning & marketing
• Previous event volunteering experience
• Canva/Microsoft/Design Software
• Possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Skills Desired
• Outgoing and well spoken
• Self-motivated
• Creative and detail oriented
• Ability to exercise good judgment
• Desire to learn and works independently

Time Commitment:
8-12hr/week flexible scheduling (not to exceed 15hours per week), hours will be during business hours (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm), some nights and weekends required for events, independent contract

Questions?
Brooke Prouty, Main Street Program Director
Marion Chamber of Commerce/Uptown Marion | 1070 7th Ave. Marion, IA 52302
brooke@marioncc.org | (319) 743-4726