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Position Summary

Responsible for assisting with the management of brand and resort programs as they relate to public and community relations. Coordinates property perception through media releases, public outreach and social engagement.

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Closing Date: 9/27/2018

Starting Wage Range: DOE

Minimum Age: 21

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate and monitor all community and sponsorship programs associated with Chinook Winds Casino Resort.
  • Represent Chinook Winds Casino Resort at tribal, governmental, public and private events as well as at agencies, boards, committees, commissions. Serve on committees as needed.
  • Support the PR Manager with media relations, events and blogger/influencer relations efforts as well as internal communications.
  • Identify co-operative partnership opportunities to leverage and maximize community relations and PR.
  • Write engaging marketing materials, internal, tribal, and community newsletters and/or social media outlets for designated CWCR endeavors.
  • Create and fulfill opportunities for public speaking to educate and inform the public of the goals and objectives of Chinook Winds Casino Resort.
  • Coordinate projects and programs involving Chinook Winds Casino Resort in regional community special events.
  • Work with Chinook Winds departments and the Siletz Tribe to create and develop displays and/or exhibits for local and regional events on Tribal and Casino projects and accomplishments.
  • Assist in managing charitable and social service organization requests and responses.
  • Create, develop and issue a quarterly statistical report to include participation, involvement and community donations.
  • Participates in the preparation and planning of the department budget, monitoring monthly P&Ls, and contributing to the overall annual fiscal objectives.
  • Responsible to stay up to date on property information and resort offerings.
  • Manages Chinook Winds property information on all external sites
  • Participates in the documentation of property events such as concerts, promotions and various other events.
  • Assists in online dialogue with Chinook Winds Casino Resort social community.
  • Coordinate multiple projects simultaneously setting own priorities to ensure timely completion.
  • Assists at property special events as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications

Competency Statements

Communication Skills- Ability to communicate effectively with others verbally and in writing.

Customer Oriented- Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.

Enthusiastic- Ability to bring energy to the performance of a task.

Interpersonal – Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.

Organized- Possessing the trait of being organized for following a systematic method of performing a task.

Time Management- Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.

 

Education

High School Diploma or GED

Two year Associates Degree in Marketing, Communication or related field required

BA in Marketing, Communications or related field preferred

 

Experience

Two years of experience in business or journalistic writing. Must provide samples.

Candidate must be competent and proficient with a variety of industry concepts, practices, and procedures in relation to all media outlets including newspaper, radio, TV, blogs, public speaking and social media.

Must have demonstrated social media experience, ideally in a hospitality environment. Must provide samples

 

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office intermediate level in Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and Outlook.

Adobe Photoshop experience.

 

Public Relations Skills

Photography, content editing, and public speaking.

 

Certificates & Licenses

Must obtain a Siletz Tribal Gaming License

Valid Driver’s License

Must obtain OLCC

Must obtain Food Handlers Card

 

Other Requirements

Must possess a high level of business professionalism.

Must be willing to work holidays, nights, weekends and variant schedules to accommodate department demands.

Understanding of social networking best practices, trends and etiquette.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.