Chamber Events Manager

Title: Chamber Events Manager

Reports to: Vice President of Member Services

Date Posted: May 5, 2023

Overview of Position

The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce seeks a highly motivated, technically savvy, trustworthy, organized, and creative team player to be responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce events. Events include but are not limited to: 

Membership Events

  1. Business Connections – 8-10 per year
  2. Small Business Council Events:
  • Coffee Chats (monthly)
  • Courses & Conversation Lunches (quarterly)
  • Speed Networking Lunches (quarterly)
  • Power Hour Lunches (quarterly)
  1. Business Connection and Expo
  2. Awards Banquet
  3. Assist with other membership events as needed.

Community Affairs/Governmental Affairs Events – Event Production

  1. Economic Outlook Luncheon
  2. Savannah-Chatham Day
  3. Military Affairs Appreciation/Veteran Events (2 events – May/Nov)
  4. Eggs & Issues Legislative Breakfast
  5. Annual Membership Meeting – Business Breakfast


  • Maintain event budget on all events
  • Plan and execute events as listed above
  • Secure event venues
  • Manage Event Productions – (ex. tables, linens, A/V, alcohol, etc.)
  • Work with City, County, and State to secure required permits for events
  • Manage marketing timeline for events (internal and external)
  • Help membership staff to find and secure sponsors for membership events
  • Communicate with sponsors and vendors in a timely manner
  • Assist membership team members to plan and execute other membership events, as needed, such as: Business on the Moves, New member receptions, Trustee Council events
  • Assist with ribbon cuttings as needed


  • In-depth understanding not only of the CRM software, but also of sales, marketing, business processes, and how they relate to the CRM software (Simpleview preferred but not required)
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task to meet deadlines
  • Organized, detail-oriented and proactive
  • Excellent communications skills – for external and internal communications
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or five years’ experience in related field
  • Flexible working hours to include evenings and occasional weekends

This job description describes the general nature and work level to be performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of job responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

To apply: Please send resume to Tina Mock ([email protected]). No phone calls please.