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Marketing, Events & Economic Development Assistant Position
Monday, 22 September 2014 19:27

Position: Marketing, Events & Economic Development Assistant Position
Employer: Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency
710 N. Federal Hwy., Boynton Beach, FL 33435
Closing Date: October 3, 2014
Classification: Part Time, Non-Exempt
Salary: $15.00 per hour

This is a part time, non-exempt position. The selected candidate will work a maximum of twenty-nine (29) hours per week. The selected candidate will assist the Executive Director and staff as assigned with implementing economic development, marketing and events that benefit business owners in the CRA district. Experience: High school diploma or equivalent plus four (4) years experience in public relations, event planning, business or public redevelopment field is preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and all relevant design and graphic software. Must have a valid Florida driver's license. Must be available to work nights and weekends as needed. Physical ability to pick up and carry items of 20-50 pounds for events, such as signs, tables, etc. An Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/F

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

This is a part-time position. The selected candidate will work a maximum of twenty-nine
(29) hours per week.

Projects as assigned by the Executive Director and under the direction of various staff members to assist the CRA with implementing economic development, marketing and events that benefit business owners in the CRA District.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Economic Development Responsibilities:
• Work with area businesses to ascertain their needs and disseminate this information to the
CRA, City and Chamber
• Maintain the database of area businesses
• Interface with area business owners to disseminate information on CRA Economic
Development programs.
• Promote CRA Economic Development programs.
• Create media releases to showcase business and programs.
• Work with area businesses to coordinate their involvement in CRA, Chamber of
Commerce and Business Development Board events.
• Provide technical assistance to area businesses regarding marketing and promotions.
• Other duties and projects as assigned.

Marketing Responsibilities:
• Update and distribute the CRA Annual Report
• Assist with maintaining daily updates on CRA's social media sites, i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
• Assist with maintaining and updating e-mail distribution lists (media, residents, business
owners)
• Assist in development and distribution of marketing collateral to local businesses and
community members including direct mail, event posters, flyers, agency brochures, etc.
• Establish and maintain professional relationships with all marketing and special event vendors.
• Assist with maintaining CRA website for current and accurate content.
• Create and distribute calendar listings to be posted in local news websites, magazines and
newspapers.
• Create flyers to be distributed at special events.
• Attend weekly meetings with the department heads to coordinate efforts and ensure efficiency
• Attend professional networking events
• Inventory, and manage marketing collateral.

Event Responsibilities:
• Assist with inspections for placement of port-o-lets, tower lights, generators and street
closures information.
• Create insert for Utility Bill advertising, newspaper ads and coordinate advertising schedule.
• Create and distribute media advisories to local media sources.
• Create and distribute calendar listings to be posted in local media web sites, magazines and
newspapers.
• Distribute event flyers to all distribution contact lists.
• Coordinate advertising efforts on City and Chamber of Commerce websites.
• Update CRA's on-hold message and event information line.
• Purchase items for events as needed.
• Assist with day-of-event activities, including: signage, banners, set-up of tables, chairs,
lighting, and centerpieces.
• General office duties including: data entry, faxing, filing and copying.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• High school diploma or equivalent plus four (4) years experience in public relations, event planning, business or public redevelopment field is preferred.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Access, Outlook, Excel, QUARK, MAC software, PowerPoint and Desktop Publisher, as well as Adobe Photoshop. Basic HTML knowledge and experience with Adobe and Illustrator and InDesign is preferred.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.

• Must be available to work nights and weekends as needed.
• Physical ability (20-50 pounds) – Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials such as signs, tables, boxes etc.
(20-50 pounds).

An Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V

Please send a resume and three (3) references to: Susan Harris, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., fax: 561-737-3258

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