ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS -Western Pennsylvania chapter OFFICE

Position Title:  Communications & Events Manager 
Location:             Gibsonia, PA 

To apply, submit letter of intent and resume: pgum@abcwpa.org.
 
Associated Builders and Contractors of Western PA seeks a motivated and results driven individual to fill the dynamic role of Communications & Events Manager.

This position requires an organized, results driven, and technology savvy individual to create all communications and is able to expertly plan, promote, and manage events for Association membership. Successful candidates must effectively manage social media pages and the Association website as well as design and create promotional materials for various ABC departments and events.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Events Management

Planning, managing, and promoting 10-15 association events during the year that include an awards banquet, golf outing, member mixers, etc.

Selecting vendors and managing event budgets (location, food, supplies, vendors).

Solicitation of event sponsorships and donations via email, telephone, and in person communication.

Encouraging participation in events through promotional techniques and direct outreach to membership.

Plan and manage events with attention to financial and time constraints (includes evenings, events set-up and break-down).

Communications Management

Bring awareness to the association through press releases, letters to the editor, and media relations for events.

Creating high quality promotional flyers for events and other departments.

Experience with Constant Contact preferred.

Create and write weekly e-newsletter and quarterly magazine to be disseminated to membership.

Create yearly promotional catalog to be distributed regionally.

Solicit advertisers for all publications and annual sponsorships.

Other duties

Serve as the staff member on the Events Committee.

Attend monthly board meetings and take meeting minutes.

Work as a member of a small staff TEAM to support all ABC departments. 

Required Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Excellent communications, organizational and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work evenings for events as needed.

Passion for fundraising and meeting financial goals.

Technology savvy with Microsoft Suite, Adobe, web design and social media.

Strong negotiating skills. 

Education and Experience

Bachelors degree preferred, but not required. 

Compensation 

Salary commensurate with experience.

Comprehensive company paid benefits package included.