Director, Public Relations and Social Media

Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce

Nashville

Community & Nonprofit , Marketing, Communications & Information Technology , Communication


Position Description / Responsibilities

This position will serve as primary spokesperson for the organization, fielding media calls, writing press releases and op eds, preparing speeches and presentations, maintaining and developing external vendor relationships, and overseeing and executing social media campaigns through a variety of channels. Additionally, this role is responsible for developing a strategic communications strategy in support of Chamber plans, objectives, and campaigns that aligns with overall organizational goals to increase member engagement, acquisition, retention, and stakeholder investment in both the organization and region.

Public Relations Responsibilities:

Social Media Responsibilities:


Position Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing, or communications, a related field, or equivalent work experience is required.

2-4 years of experience in a corporate, in-house, agency or similar work setting is required.

Ability to show a strong portfolio of work including writing samples and social media campaign examples.

Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite required. Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a plus. Experience with Social Media and PR monitoring platforms preferred.

Photography and videography experience a plus.

Experience in media/public relations, strategic planning, communications consulting, speech writing, and PR agency management.

Must be an effective public speaker (media, internal audiences, external audiences, etc.).

Must be committed to working as part of a team and able to establish strong internal and external working relationships. Actively contributes to brainstorming/concept development sessions.

Ability to remain organized and manage and prioritize a varied and busy workload.

Must have the ability to drive to appointments outside the office.


Application Instructions

Send cover letter and resume to employment@nashvillechamber.com

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