The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S., Inc. (GACC South) is a private, non-profit organization that serves as the official representative of German industry and trade in the Southern United States. Our mission is to promote and support bilateral trade between Germany and the US.

We are seeking a motivated part-time Events and Membership Coordinator with 2-3 years of relevant work experience. This is a perfect opportunity for someone who has an events background, able to plan, manage and execute events. This candidate can be located in either North or South Carolina and will have an office space to utilize in both states if needed. The workday is flexible based on your availability.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Plan company visits (prospective and existing members), (up)sell memberships and arrange business meetings with prospective clients
  • Generate member prospect leads through a variety of sources including the Internet, periodicals, and direct leads
  • Responsible for tracking and maintaining member participation and engagement statistics by creating reports that clearly illustrate member involvement at GACC South
  • Updating and maintaining Membership Database (Salesforce) as well as marketing materials
  • Organizing membership-related and executing events including registration (such as networking events, and business seminars)
  • Compile membership packets and work with colleagues in Atlanta to identify and develop membership recruitment and retention collateral materials (including membership directory)
  • Assist in the development of new member programs and events that attract new members and engage and retain existing members
  • Planning and pursuing sponsorship opportunities in cooperation with other departments
  • Maintaining business partnerships and responding to members’/customers’ needs
  • Develop monthly regional activity reports for GACC South management
  • Perform other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned
  • Promote the GACC South’s products/services addressing or anticipating clients’ objectives

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completed studies in business, communications, marketing, or events planning
  • Some work experience in Communications, Sales, Public Relations, or Customer Service fields
  • Experience with membership organizations and/or community outreach
  • Experience with member drives, fundraising, event planning, building relationships, and identifying sales opportunities
  • Research and data collection skills
  • Excellent reading, writing & oral proficiency in the English & German languages
  • Self-motivated, energetic learner
  • Ability to work independently while integrating well with the GACC South team
  • Detail-oriented, well-developed organizational skills, and a strategic thinker
  • Comfortable with traveling in between states: North & South Carolina and sometimes to Georgia including weekends and working in a continuously changing environment
  • Must possess an open communications style
  • Highly organized with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Working well under pressure requires multitasking and being a team player

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Remote and in Office, candidates should reside in the Carolina region

Compensation: $20/hour for 20-24 hours per week

Benefits: 401k Retirement