Careers at the Chamber

Grow your career while supporting the economic growth of our region

The Chamber provides all the benefits of working for a mid-size business combined with the values and mission focus of a nonprofit. As part of a leading organization in the region’s business community, team members have access to a wide array of resources, connections and opportunities throughout their career with the Chamber. With 85+ employees, the Chamber is right-sized for new team members to have the support of their talented colleagues, opportunities to lead and room for personal and professional growth.

Culture Goals

We seek to foster a workplace where team members are encouraged to be themselves and everyone’s behaviors demonstrate fairness, respect, trust, inclusiveness and teamwork along with the following characteristics:

development

DEVELOPMENT

We help individuals reach their full potential by investing back in employees. There is a commitment to learning, coaching and development.

performance

PERFORMANCE

Our rewards, development and other talent-management practices are in sync with the underlying drivers of performance.

collaboration

COLLABORATION

We recognize that the exchange and sharing of ideas among individuals and teams results in our best work and requires being open to new ways of thought, teamwork and productive debate.

innovation

INNOVATION

We inspire each other to push the envelope in terms of new ways of thinking.

morale

MORALE

We encourage our team members to be themselves. Our employees value their positions and desire to work here for a long time. Productivity is high and colleague gatherings are enjoyable and rewarding.

adaptability

ADAPTABILITY

We seek out, recognize and seize good opportunities and look for ways to grow the Chamber.

ownership

OWNERSHIP

Our team members take personal responsibility for our overall business performance. They strive to do the right thing for the Chamber, putting aside issues of personality or territory.

Benefits Package

The Chamber offers a competitive benefits package designed to provide flexibility and support for team members throughout their career with the Chamber:

  • Health Insurance – The Chamber provides substantial support of employee health care costs, including partial coverage of comprehensive health, prescription and vision plans covered under Independence Blue Cross and dental coverage from United Concordia.
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays – The Chamber offers paid time off in the form of separate banks of vacation, sick and personal time, along with 9 paid holidays during the calendar year.
  • Retirement Plan – The Chamber offers a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with company matching after one year of service.
  • Other Benefits – The Chamber also provides Parental and Bereavement Leave, Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability and access to a Flexible Spending Plan, among other benefits. Candidates who are moved through our hiring process will receive a comprehensive overview of the Chamber’s full benefits package.

Job Postings

We’re looking to add dynamic new team members to bring new ideas, experience, and energy to our organization.

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a culturally diverse staff. We strongly encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia brings area businesses and civic leaders together to promote growth and create opportunity in our region. We support our members with practical, inspiring programs, resources, and events. All that we do serves one clear, bold goal: to make Greater Philadelphia a great place for good business.

We are currently seeking an Events Administrator to provide support for the Chamber’s Programs & Events Department which produces over 170 programs and events annually for various segments of the Greater Philadelphia business community.

In addition to ensuring efficient operations within the department and administrative support for the team, the Events Administrator will coordinate communications within the department, throughout the organization, and among key stakeholders. This position will oversee data and analytics summaries, manage logistics and partnerships, assist with list maintenance and personal emails distribution, support the registrar and assist with onsite registration, run the Paradigm Scholarship for Working Women, and supervise the department’s intern.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Clerical

  • Maintain calendars, monitor production schedules, and prioritize needs with office services
  • Send email reminders, collect attendee names, and respond to website inquiries and speaker requests
  • Assist with invoicing, collections, and onsite registration
  • Schedule conference calls, manage subscriptions and publications, and monitor website updates
  • Proof copy

Operations & Data Oversight

  • Create, distribute, and summarize surveys and consolidate data
  • Source lists and help avoid marketing overlaps
  • Issue requests for proposals, track agreements, review contracts, and ensure use of vendors
  • Maintain speaker inventory while keeping track of speaker diversity statistics
  • Submit grants, solicit applications, review qualifications, prepare voting binders, manage voting process and work with intern to solicit raffle prizes for Paradigm Scholarship for Working Women

Intern Supervision

  • Participate in interview and selection process
  • Manage hours and workload within three business units supported by intern
  • Oversee supplies, inventory, pre-event preparations, and post-event breakdown

Job Specifications & Requirements

The ideal candidate will be an energetic self-starter. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required along with a strong knowledge of and extensive use of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook. We seek candidates with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet programmatic needs. A minimum of 1-3 years of professional experience in an office setting is ideal. Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule and non-traditional working hours when required supporting programs and events.

Working at the Chamber

The Chamber provides all the benefits of working for a mid-size business combined with the values and mission focus of a nonprofit. As part of a leading organization in the region’s business community, team members have access to a wide array of resources, connections and opportunities throughout their career with the Chamber. With 85+ employees, the Chamber is right-sized for new team members to have the support of their talented colleagues, opportunities to lead, and room for personal and professional growth. The Chamber offers its employees a dynamic, fast-paced environment with competitive salaries, and an excellent benefits package.

Work Conditions/Physical Demands

On a standard workday, the majority of time is spent sitting at a desk, using the computer, engaging with members over the phone, and interacting with colleagues in internal meetings. On a regular basis, this role will be required to attend programs and events or related outside meetings that may take place outside of regular business hours and outside of Center City Philadelphia.

Application Instructions

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by visiting the link below.

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a culturally diverse staff. We strongly encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

The Chamber’s Arts + Business Council for Greater Philadelphia (ABC) supports individuals and institutions in finding and growing their creative advantage. ABC strengthens our creative sector, including arts, culture, and for-profit creative businesses, by engaging the business legal and technology communities, providing capacity building services, and serving as a thought leader and convener. With the support of The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, ABC is uniquely positioned to actively support a vibrant creative economy.

Primary Position Purpose

The Programs Assistant provides support for the organization’s programs, development, and administrative needs. In addition to ensuring smooth and efficient operations within the organization, the Assistant will support ABC’s core programming, including coordination of program orientations and communicating with program participants, as well as supporting administrative needs for events. The Programs Assistant will also work closely with the Executive Director to execute ABC’s revenue strategy including drafting grant applications and reports, invoicing/recording sponsorship agreements, and managing the fundraising and reporting calendar. Moreover, this position will provide general administrative and operational support for ABC’s team including data and systems oversight, scheduling for the Executive Director and for events, and assisting the team with stakeholder engagement. Finally, the Assistant will coordinate Advisory Board meetings and subcommittee activities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Programming and Administrative

  • Provide overall planning and logistical support for scheduled and special projects and events
  • Assist in the preparation and coordination of meetings and programs including agenda writing, minute-taking, photocopying, booking spaces, preparing and distributing materials, and handling catering requests
  • Maintain office supplies and equipment
  • Provide scheduling support for the Executive Director and for events and programs
  • Other related duties as assigned

Operations and Systems Oversight

  • Maintain current and accurate information in databases and client management systems
  • Support ABC’s core programs and client services including client scheduling, coordination of program orientations, act as a liaison between ABC and the Chamber’s Program & Events team, and communicating with program participants via phone and email

Grants and Sponsorship Support

  • Draft grant and sponsorship proposals
  • Draft grant and sponsorship reports
  • Manage fundraising and grant reporting calendar and maintain and track sponsor lists
  • Develop and maintain sponsorship database, including tracking prospects, outreach, and fulfillment
  • Assist with quarterly sponsorship collection

Job Specifications & Requirements

The ideal candidate will be an organized self-starter motivated by ABC’s mission of supporting a strong and vibrant creative economy. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required, and experience in event planning and management is a plus. Strong knowledge of and extensive use of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Knowledge of and experience with Salesforce a plus. We seek candidates with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet programmatic needs. A minimum of 1-3 years of professional experience in an office setting. Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule and non-traditional working hours when required to support programs and events.

Working at the Chamber

The Chamber provides all the benefits of working for a mid-size business combined with the values and mission focus of a nonprofit. As part of a leading organization in the region’s business community, team members have access to a wide array of resources, connections and opportunities throughout their career with the Chamber. With 85+ employees, the Chamber is right-sized for new team members to have the support of their talented colleagues, opportunities to lead and room for personal and professional growth. The Chamber offers its employees a dynamic, fast-paced environment with competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package.

Work Conditions/Physical Demands

On a standard workday, the majority of time is spent sitting at a desk, using the computer, and interacting with colleagues in internal meetings. However, on a regular basis, this role will be required to attend ABC events or related outside meetings that may take place outside of regular business hours and outside of Center City Philadelphia.

Application Instructions

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, persuasive writing sample of a minimum of 2 paragraphs written within the last year and the names/contact info of three professional references to upload with the application. Applications that fail to fulfill this requirement will not be considered.

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a culturally diverse staff. We strongly encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

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