Identify and develop story angles, cultivate beneficial relationships with area journalists, pitch stories to print and broadcast media and write clear, compelling news and press releases. Handle media requests. Represent organization as key contact for press events. Coordinate the design of materials for press events. Coordinate speakers, ensure media coverage and coordinate with internal staff concerning logistics.
Manage Chamber brand to ensure the proper image is maintained in outbound communications. This includes monitoring use of logos, organization name and other representations of the organization by outside groups. Social Media Management - Monitor distribution of social media messages for Peoria Chamber of Commerce, YPGP and CEO Council on all platforms (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
Produce newsletter for Chamber and YPGP as needed. Maintain and manage Chamber website. Assist with design and production coordination for brochures, flyers and other marketing materials for the Chamber, YPGP and CEO Council. Public Presentations: work with staff on content for presentations when needed. Responsible for assisting with editing of Chamber Report (Quarterly print publication). Identify opportunities for PACC to tell its’ story, promote membership and accomplishments resulting in greater community awareness.
Work with staff to coordinate messaging, create media advisory and invite media to event, promote through all electronic media channels. Develop event agenda with assistance of event staff. Create media kits, write press release to distribute day of, email release to the media not attending.
Provides staff support Chamber & CEO Council Committees as needed. Provides staff support along with the Program Director for YPGP committee; assist with YPGP functions and events
Shop Local 365 - Connect with local partners to schedule promotional press conference. Create press releases, provide regular updates to Chamber membership that can be shared, social media updates and website updates.
Identifies and implements cost saving office management strategies. Prepares daily check register for all payments coming into GPBA family of companies. Responsible for visitor reception and telephone duties, to include call direction for all entities and daily mail distribution.