Position Summary:

The Social Media/Public Relations Manager is responsible to promote the Flint & Genesee Chamber brand, manage the Chamber’s social platforms and develop/implement social and PR campaigns. This position also generates content for both external and internal audiences.


  • Leverage social networks to extend the reach of public relations and marketing initiatives.
  • Generate content for press releases, e-newsletters, blogs, social media posts, etc.
  • Write media alerts, press releases, fact sheets and other press materials
  • Write letters, speeches, web content and other as assigned.
  • Assist director on Annual Report, Visitor’s Guide/Member Directory content and other writing projects
  • Review and edit copy for accuracy, content, grammar, spelling, and style.
  • Handle media inquiries and establish relationships with reporters from various publications
  • Assist in the planning of news conferences, grand openings and ribbon cutting events
  • Develop and pitch stories to the media

Other Responsibilities

  • Assist other department staff with the creation and execution of chamber events.
  • Assist with photography and videography needs for FGCC projects and events
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Classification:  FTE, Exempt

Reports to:  Director, Communications and Public Relations

 Minimum Required Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, marketing, or related field and/or three to five years of direct experience.
  2. Strong writing skills with experience in journalistic style, speech writing.
  3. Strong interpersonal communication and relationship-building skills, good business acumen; strong organizational and project management skills; sound judgment, initiative, flexibility, and detail-oriented.
  4. Intermediate knowledge and skill with technology, including but not limited to personal computers, desktop or electronic publishing systems, scanners, and other electronic communication equipment
  5. Intermediate knowledge of database management, CRM experience preferred, segmented mailing lists
  6. Intermediate knowledge and skill with graphic design, page layout, and multimedia software
  7. Intermediate knowledge and skill with interactive technologies of the Web
  8. Intermediate skill with Microsoft Office and other related applications.
  9. Ability to adhere to priorities, meet multiple deadlines and effectively present and explain complex information.

 Salary:  Commensurate with applicant’s experience

Date:   Revised: April 28, 2014



Wanda Twitty

Director, Human Resources

Email: wtwitty@flintandgenesee.org