Manager Talent Attraction and Retention
Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
Community & Nonprofit
Position Description / Responsibilities
POSITION SUMMARY: Briefly describe this position’s primary purpose or role.
The Manager of Talent Attraction and Retention’s primary responsibility is to develop and implement programs and initiatives to connect, engage and empower young professionals to actively shape the future of our region and to grow and retain young professional talent in the workforce.
Essential functions should describe supervisory responsibilities and strategic planning responsibilities if applicable
Manager the growth, development, promotion and retention of YP Nashville’s young professional partner organizations.
Serve as the Chamber’s point of contact for young professionals looking to get involved and connected in the Nashville community.
Program manager for the Nashville Emerging Leader Awards, YP Nashville Connect and all young professional networking, leadership and education-related events including programmatic content and messaging/marketing. Works with the events team to ensure events meet Chamber standards and the communications team to execute marketing plan.
Manage and maintain digital content for the YP Nashville website, social media accounts and monthly e-newsletter.
Establish working relationships with college and university career centers to facilitate and support the retention of college graduates in the region.
Support initiatives of the Talent Development Theater as needed including business education partnerships, Talent Hub, Middle TN Reconnect Community, postsecondary education attainment and other Chamber priorities as requested.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS: What specialized, technical, or practical knowledge, skills, experience or abilities are needed to perform the job. (Include degrees, certificates, licenses, or other bona fide job qualifications.)
A. KNOWLEDGE/EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Bachelor’s degree preferred in social science, education, HR/employee development, policy or business or an Associate degree with 5 years relevant experience.
Three years of demonstrated experience facilitating collaboratives between organizations, employers and or educational institutions with shared goals and outcomes
Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and social media platforms
Knowledge of regional higher education community, workforce development stakeholders, civic and business organizations, community-based organizations, young professional organizations and employers
Experience working with regional community and business leaders a plus.
Demonstrated ability to identify potential sponsors and support fundraising efforts including sponsorships, resources and in-kind donations to offset program costs
B. SKILLS REQUIRED:
Excellent facilitation and volunteer leadership skills
Attention to detail, strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Goal oriented decision maker with the ability to identify and implement innovative solutions
C. ABILITIES REQUIRED (work characteristics, behaviors, leadership abilities, etc.):
Ability to develop and implement new programs to facilitate young professionals’ leadership and engagement in Chamber initiatives and programs
Ability to lead meetings and speak effectively in front of groups
Self-motivated with the ability to work individually with little supervision or in teams
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships internally and externally
Proven ability to identify opportunities and implement solutions
Please submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org No phone inquiries, please.