Programs and Events Manager (Hybrid / Needham)

Posted 7 months ago
Programs and Events Manager (Hybrid / Needham)

One of the state’s fastest growing chambers of commerce is seeking a Programs & Event Manager.

We’re a small but highly effective staff looking for an ambitious team-player to join our organization in this exciting new role. This position will report to the VP, Operations and will help to execute a wide variety of events and initiatives including networking events, educational workshops, and larger marquee events (Golf Tournament, Annual Business Breakfast, Street Fairs and Business Forums.)

You will be involved in all aspects of planning, organizing and managing programs including: development of event timelines, committee/volunteer assignments and responsibilities, venue and vendor coordination, sponsor engagement, pre and post event communication and marketing, execution of event, and financial tracking. You will also be involved in the development of new programs and events that align with the mission of the chamber.

Successful candidates will possess strong written and oral communication skills, attention to detail, exceptional organizational skills, the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and manage time effectively in a fast-paced environment. This position requires the ability to collaborate with colleagues and constituents of wide-ranging industries and backgrounds as well as to work collaboratively as part of a team.

Most of your work week will occur during normal weekday business hours, with occasional early morning, early evening or weekend meetings or events. You must be available to attend these and commute to our Needham office, but we do offer hybrid/ remote work flexibility for a large percentage of your time.

This is a full-time position with an annual compensation range of $45,000-60,000; actual salary will reflect level of experience and qualifications relative to position requirements. Includes medical, dental and 401K.

About us

The Charles River Regional Chamber is a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) organization funded by memberships, sponsorships, programming revenue and advertising. Through education, advocacy and networking we support businesses and nonprofits of all sizes and in all economic sectors in Newton, Needham, Watertown, Wellesley and throughout Boston’s inner Western suburbs.

Additional Info

Application Instructions : To apply: please email cover letter and resume to Katherine Herer at