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Membership Services and Events Executive

Membership Services Events Executive 2019

Are you passionate about Waterford? Do you want to be part of a small but dynamic team, which is the largest business representative organisation in Waterford?

Waterford Chamber currently has an opening for a Membership Services and Events Executive. It is a position of considerable responsibility within the organisation and one that requires a self-motivated and goal-orientated person. Recruitment of new members and retention of existing members is a critical function at the Waterford Chamber. The role will provide an efficient service to members of Waterford Chamber, through direct interaction with members by way of direct communication; face to face, telephonically and electronically and by way of provision of a full range of member-supporting back office functions.

Reporting to the Operations Officer and CEO, you will become an integral part of the team lending support in the following areas:

  • Existing and new membership engagement
  • Develop and implement strategies for member retention
  • Sell Chamber membership
  • Event Management
  • Social Media Management
  • Marketing Campaigns
  • Public Relations
  • Project Management


  • Ideally have minimum 2 years’ experience in customer service/sales
  • Minimum relevant Degree level qualification required
  • A passion for customer service and continuous improvement
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexibility will be required in relation to hours and place of work to meet the needs of the role.  Work outside normal office hours may be required.


  • Strong communications & media/PR skill
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access) and IT skills
  • General administration skills
  • Customer service
  • Sales & marketing
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of local business community
  • Full driving license and own means of transport
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative


CVs should be sent by post to:

Gerald Hurley


Waterford Chamber

2 George’s Street


Or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


This is a permanent full-time position (9am-5pm, Monday to Friday). The successful candidate must be available to work flexible hours as required by Chamber events.

Remuneration will be in line with relevant educational & business experience.


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"Waterford is a very attractive location for Foreign Direct Investment as it is a dynamic city which is very much open for business – the city has a proven track record of attracting investment from start-ups and expanding business, who are hugely supported by Waterford Chamber. The city, county and region offers a young, well educated workforce and is easily accessible for international visitors. Waterford’s quality of life for employees is exceptional as it blends elements of rich cultural heritage with a new and vibrant lifestyle – with new additions such as the Greenway further showcasing the county to not only locals, but visitors from all over Ireland and overseas. The Chamber has been a vital link in welcoming our companies into the local Business Community – helping them not only network, but also gain a sense of community and belonging."

Brendan McDonald, Regional Manager, South East Region, IDA



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