This is an entry level position that requires excellent customer service and professionalism.
As Membership & Visitors Center Coordinator, you will be the initial point of contact for visitors and members at the Chamber office. You will be responsible for organizing and assisting in Membership events in support of the Chamber, as well as providing information on local tourism and activities. The ideal candidate for this position has a positive connection with the community and wants to share their enthusiasm for Portland, with visitors and residents alike!
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) performing administrative tasks, including answering phone calls and emails in a professional manner; keeping visitor's center information up to date; representing the Chamber at events, meetings, and committees, as needed; maintaining Chamber membership database, and coordinating with members to fulfill membership benefits; secure sponsorships for all Chamber events throughout the year, with an emphasis on Windfest; organizing Ribbon Cutting ceremonies and other member-related events; creating monthly reports for Executive Committee and Board of Directors.
Essential skills required include: proficiency with Windows/Microsoft 365; experience with creative digital publishing programs; professional etiquette and positive approach to problem-solving; ability to work both independently and as a team. College study or associate's degree in business (or related field) is preferred. Previous volunteer experience with community civic organizations is a plus.
This position requires some evening and weekend availability, but is primarily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at our office in the Northshore Plaza. The Portland Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization and does not offer benefits at this time.