Programs & Events Manager

What we do at the Gwinnett Chamber makes a difference in the greater good of the community. Our Programs & Events Manager will lead a plethora of programs, focusing on creating networking opportunities as well as onboarding and celebrating new members.

So, what does that mean exactly? Click below for examples to quench your curiosity.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit
DE&I Summit will create a space to engage in critical, thoughtful, and challenging dialogue to unlock the full potential of Gwinnett’s business community. 300+ attendees.

Fall Classic Golf Tournament
The Fall Classic Golf Tournament provides an easy-going occasion to develop relationships with professionals while enjoying a day of golf.

GLOW (Gwinnett’s Leadership Organization for Women) offers multiple exciting programs annually, as well as serving as an educational and uplifting space to develop and serve female professionals across metro Atlanta. GLOW provides women a community for personal growth, professional development, and a place to network with women of different walks of life.

As an approved continuing education provider for the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI), the Gwinnett Chamber offers a forum for HR professionals from various industries located in Gwinnett County, metro Atlanta and surrounding areas. HRMA meets monthly for networking, information exchange and professional development.

Moxie Awards
The Moxie Awards recognizes women who are making it happen. This two-part program will begin with a powerhouse panel and will conclude with the presentation of the Moxie Awards. 300+ attendees.

State of the County Address
Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Nicole Love Hendrickson will review 2021 achievements and present the vision for 2022 and beyond. 700+ attendees.

From A to Z
This position is responsible for planning ALL program details from beginning to end, including content creation, coordinating the logistics, managing onsite execution, and tracking effectiveness. You get the gist.

Manage creative
Branding sets the tone of an event and dictates a perceived value. In partnership with our Marketing & Communications team, you will help curate how these programs are promoted.

Sell sponsorships
We can provide best-in-class events because of the financial backing our partners provide. You will be charged with aligning sponsors with programs that provide optimum exposure while meeting financial goals.

Cultivate relationships
We are in the people business. It is imperative that you can develop and maintain relationships.

Communication is key
In person, by email, by letter, on the phone, verbally and non-verbally—you will need stellar communication skills to be successful in this role. You must also be comfortable public speaking and possibly leading an event or seminar.

Concierge-level service
We aim to be the Chick-fil-A of the Chamber world. As a part of the Programs & Events team, you will be expected to offer a high-level of professional service with a smile

  • The Gwinnett Chamber is an innovative organization that prides itself on aligning its offerings with members’ evolving needs. As needs change, duties will evolve. Being flexible is a plus.
  • One minute you could be rearranging tables, the next minute you could be publicly speaking at an event. The ideal candidate must have both the aptitude and the attitude to get things done.
  • This is a very fast-paced place to work. You must be high energy when appropriate.
  • A self-starter who can think creatively and critically will thrive here.
  • The devil is in the details. As an event professional, it’s the little things that make a lasting impression.
  • Teamwork makes the dream work. Must be able to work well with others.
  • Be a decent person. Culture is very important to us.
  • Experience in event management, hospitality or sales would be a plus

The Gwinnett Chamber is an Equal Opportunity Employer, a Drug Free Workplace and a participant in E-Verify. All employment is contingent on the successful completion of a drug screen and background check. Oh, and you must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.

Please send resume and salary requirements to akrogh@gwinnettchamber.org. No phone calls please! Due to the high volume of resumes, we are unable to contact every applicant.

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