This is a Unique opportunity to work in a highly dynamic environment focused on transatlantic business activities
This position a great opportunity for someone with broad knowledge of the EU & US relationship, related economic issues and the transatlantic business environment, to get hands-on experience in international affairs & trans-Atlantic business activities and to hone your skills on an international parquet. The position has great growth opportunities.
The objective of the position is to ensure that the EACC-NY lives up to its mission to stimulate transatlantic trade & business development, and to facilitate networking and relationships between European and American businesses and professional organizations.
You will be working closely with the Executive Director and you will have the opportunity to be involved in the chambers day-to-day operations and long-term strategy. This position has an important outward facing component and very senior exposure on a national and international level.
You will have two main focus areas that time wise approximately take up a half of your time each. Apart from your main focus areas you will be responsible for a variety of administrative task as needed.
Marketing & Communications
• Development and execution of marketing plan, incl. progress/result/ROI analysis
• Conceptual development and creation of marketing collateral
• Update and further development of the organizations web-site
• Content development and production of monthly e-newsletter
• Day-to-day hands-on responsibility for updates on digital marketing platforms
• Help implement and develop CRM database
Educational Program Management
• Help develop a pipeline of relevant topics & speakers for our educational seminars together with our members
• Responsible for day-to-day management and manage administrative aspects of our seminars from the initial idea, logistics and execution
• Analyze existing educational programs and recommend improvements
You have proven knowledge and understanding of business issues related to Europe and the US. You are multi-lingual, have a strong business acumen and understand our members business & needs.
You have a minimum of 1-2 years of professional experience, including practical know-how to develop and execute a marketing plan and how to apply & develop digital marketing campaigns.
You are proactive, a self-starter, result oriented and organized. You are resourceful, analytical and competent, and have the ability to prioritize and getting the job done in a timely manner.
You have strong organizational and administrative skills; You are effective as a team member as you will be working with the Executive Director and Membership Associate as well as a number of volunteers and part time staffers. You thrive in a complex and senior level environment with shifting priorities.
You have a sense for good design and write to the point, you are able to judge what is relevant for our organization and its members and you embrace what the day brings.
The job requires that you are flexible with time since some of our events are held early morning or in the evening.
Further you have to, with diplomacy, interact with people from different cultures and organizational levels and you are not afraid of engaging.
Ideal Candidate Profile:
Team Player; Motivated Self Starter; Problem Solver; Highly Organized & Analytical; Lots of Drive & Energy; Detail & Result Oriented; International Background or Exposure; Focused; Quick Learner & Good Communicator; Multi-Lingual (fluent in English plus one EU language), great Networking & Relationship Building Skills).
Knowledge about US & EU Political & Business Environment; Exposure to Non-Profit/For-Profit Work Environment; Project Management; Events Management & Logistics; Prior Experience with CRM Software; Marketing & Communications, incl. demonstrated Experience in Online Marketing (Email Marketing, Website Content Management such as word press or other CMS System, Search Engine Optimization (SEO); Advanced Microsoft Office Skills;
Work permit: Existing US work-permit required; Place of work: Midtown, Manhattan
If you would like to take up the challenge please e-mail your motivation letter, resume and salary requirements to ybr[at]eaccny.com
Your application will be treated confidentially.