• Director – Marketing & Communications

    Greater Reading Chamber & Economic Development Corporation
    Job Description
    The Greater Reading Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (GRCEDC), was formed as a result of a strategic alignment of three existing business organizations serving Berks County, PA – Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry; Greater Reading Economic Partnership; Greater Berks Development Fund.   This unique and innovative partnership, which includes a 1,200-member Chamber of Commerce and Berks County’s two leading economic development organizations, represents a comprehensive approach to support the business community.   The primary mission of the GRCEDC is to encourage business attraction, business expansion, job creation and business investment, in an effort to foster and promote a thriving economy throughout Berks County.    By aligning the three organizations, the GRECEC can provide a more comprehensive set of supports and services, and act as the single point of contact for companies looking to locate or expand in Berks County.   In addition, through effective and ongoing advocacy efforts, the GRCEDC represents a powerful voice in promoting policies that foster a more business friendly environment throughout the region.  The GRCEDC offices are located in the City of Reading, PA.   www.greaterreading.org  The GRCEDC is currently looking to staff the following position:

    Director – Marketing & Communications: Provide overall leadership and support for the communications, branding & marketing, across all organizational divisions.  Oversee the development of our two signature publications – Commerce Quarterly and Women 2 Women Magazine. Develop and execute an effective social media strategy, and provide strategic content including ongoing support for our website.  Track effectiveness of communications and marketing strategy.  Serve as the first point of contact for all media inquiries, and cultivate ongoing regional media contacts to effectively promote our work in the media.  B.A. Degree in Business, Marketing, or Communications and 10-years relevant work experience required. Proficiency in PowerPoint, Publisher and website programing (i.e. word press) required.  Knowledge of social media strategy and graphic design skills highly desirable.  Cover letter required.  Resumes and Cover Letters addressed to rpeers@greaterreadingchamber.org.
     
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