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American Arab Chamber of Commerce Seeks Candidates for Communications/Marketing Manager and Membership/Programs Manager

posted on: Jan 24, 2008

Communications/Marketing Manager

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, this position manages the Chamber’s communications/outreach efforts to a wide variety of audiences, including the media, community, sponsors and the public at large. Responsible for creating, implementing and measuring the success of: a comprehensive marketing, communications and public relations program that will enhance the organization’s image and position within the marketplace and the general public, and facilitate internal and external communications; and all organization marketing, communications and public relations activities and materials including publications, media relations, member acquisition.

Principle Accountabilities:
Marketing, communications and public relations


Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the design and execution of marketing, communications and public relations activities. Strong oral and written communications skills. Strong creative, strategic, analytical, organizational and personal sales skills. Demonstrated successful experience writing press releases, making presentations and negotiating with media. Experience overseeing the design and production of print materials and publications. Computer literacy in word processing, internet, database management, and webpage layout. Ability to manage multiple projects at a time. Minimum of 3 years experience in marketing, communications, or public relations with demonstrated success, preferably in the not-for-profit or association sector. Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, public relations preferred. Graduate degree in a related field is desirable.
Membership/Programs Manager

The American Arab Chamber of Commerce is seeking a highly organized, enthusiastic membership and relations manager with strong communication, verbal and written skills. This position will work to ensure the quality and relevance of the membership experience through data integrity; the collection, accessibility, and preservation of organizational knowledge; awareness of member challenges and needs; effective interactions with American Arab Chamber of Commerce staff and the identification of new technologies to help innovate and streamline member communications, services, and daily operations. A main area of focus for this position will be the overall responsibility of planning and implementing programs and benefits that achieve higher member satisfaction.


Candidates would possess a minimum of a four-year degree and three to five years experience in marketing/membership environment, or public relations. Candidates need to have excellent interpersonal and communications skills as well as an ability to work and interact successfully in a diverse and multi-cultural environment. Candidates must be technologically savvy, familiar with customer relationship databases and be able to handle multiple projects while maintaining a positive attitude. Exercising good judgment in a variety of situations and having the ability to respond/adapt quickly to change is key. Software knowledge strongly preferred (i.e. MS Word, Excel, and Power Point). Other computer requirements: Must be comfortable with internet and email.

Interested parties should send their resume and cover letter stating the position they are applying for via email to:
Susan Bazzi
Managing Director