Economic Development Marketing Coordinator

The Chattanooga Chamber is looking for a talented communicator and marketing coordinator to support our Economic Development team by developing and executing marketing strategies for a range of programs, writing for media publication, and handling administrative tasks (<20%). With guidance from the marketing team, this individual also helps manage the Chamber’s social media based on established voice and style guidelines.

The successful candidate can take direction from written and spoken ideas and convert them into clean copy and attractive, on-brand visuals. They are friendly and easy to get along with, detail- and deadline-oriented and organized, with the ability to independently juggle multiple projects in a relaxed team environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Support the team in developing and executing marketing strategies, marketing plans and related communications
  • Conceptualize and design creative assets for a range of platforms including resource guides, news releases, columns, features stories, newsletters, and blogs
  • Draft social media posts and collaborate with other Chamber staff on content
  • Monitor social media engagement and trending topics
  • Handle sponsored posts for programs and initiatives
  • Writing and editing, including light copy associated with social media posts and design projects
  • Perform photography duties
  • Assist in recruitment project management including coordinating inbound familiarization tours
  • Provide administrative support such as meeting agendas, minutes and a variety of written communications
  • Light database input and management
  • Represent the economic development department at internal and external meetings as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience at corporate level
  • Effective writing ability
  • Highly competent in InDesign and Photoshop 
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms
  • Strong copy editing and proofreading skills

Other Helpful Experience:

  • Constant Contact, Wordpress, Google Analytics and understanding of SEO
  • Podcast editing/production
  • Photography and light graphic design

Reports to: Lindsay Hiatt, Economic Development Project Manager

To Apply: Submit resume, cover letter and work samples or portfolio link to

Application period ends May 23, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.