Talent Initiatives and YP Project Coordinator


Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce
Job Description
Agency Background:
The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) is a nonprofit organization with over 800 business and nonprofit members, serving the region of Broome County, New York. We help organizations of all sizes connect, collaborate, and succeed through education, advocacy, networking, and community involvement. Our aim is to support the existing local business community and the attraction of new businesses to the region through member-driven programs and services, the development of strategic community partnerships and effective political advocacy. We help to provide organizations with the tools, resources, and an environment for success, empowering growth. 
 
Position overview:
The Talent Initiatives and YP (Young Professional) Project Coordinator is an entry-level position responsible for the support of the implementation of the GBCC’s talent development initiatives and programs. The goal is to support the development, retention and attraction of a qualified regional labor force, with a strong focus on working with Young Professionals, which leads to the success and growth of the regional economy. The position works with employers, regional partners and education on developing strategies and programs to build and strengthen our current and future workforce.
 
Responsibilities:
Collaborate with the Young Professional Alliance committee to develop and maintain programming and initiatives related to the attraction and retention of young professionals including, but not limited to, the Young Professionals Summit, a YP recognition event, and an internship retention program
Coordinate Broome Women Lead events
Assist in the planning and execution of leadership trainings and programs
Facilitate communication with businesses on Experience Bing, a talent attraction program
Assist in the implementation of a communication strategy for all Talent and Education programs and initiatives, including website, articles, press releases and any other promotional materials
Manage community requests for education and talent development information and partnerships
Assist in the day-to-day operations of a non-profit
Assist in other GBCC and GBEOP programming as needed
 
Qualifications:
Associate degree in relevant field required (Project Management, Event Planning, Marketing, etc).  
2 years’ experience with event planning or project management preferred 
2 years’ experience in an office environment preferred 
Highly motivated and organized with strong attention to detail 
Excellent written and verbal communications skills 
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and internet research 
Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekend and/or evenings as required by events 
Experience working with diverse groups of partners, donors and volunteers 
Ability to manage multiple tasks and an ability to prioritize projects 
Ability to professionally advocate on behalf of the Chamber, GBEOP and stated objectives 
 
Position is full-time, hourly, includes company 401k contribution, paid holidays, personal time and vacation, also includes health insurance, dental insurance, long-term and short-term disability and life insurance.
 
How to apply:
Submit a current resume and cover letter, addressed to Jennifer Conway at jconway@greaterbinghamtonchamber.com 
Individuals will be invited for an interview on a rolling basis until the position is filled
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