About Partnership Gwinnett:

Partnership Gwinnett is a dynamic organization dedicated to attracting and retaining jobs, fostering capital investment, supporting educational institutions, promoting workforce development, and contributing to the outstanding quality of life in Gwinnett County.

About this role:

As the Director, Marketing & Communications for Partnership Gwinnett, you will play a pivotal role in enhancing our outreach efforts by managing various tactical communication and programmatic needs. You will work hand-in-hand with team members and the marketing and communications team on planning, implementing and communicating out results to the business community, investors, and partners on a variety of programs/events to increase community engagement. You will work with an amazing and supportive team of professionals. Sound Interesting? Keep reading!

Day-to-day duties:

  • Economic Development Programs and Events – oversee the planning and coordination of events, from the initial brainstorming stage to post-event surveys; Creating and managing the event budgets; Sourcing and negotiating with vendors and suppliers, and finalizing vendor services; Being highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Social media account management – Writing, phone-photo collection & posting, and proactive inquiry of the team as-needed to keep this current & engaging.
  • Email Newsletters – Manage external communications from concept, ideas, writing, approving, and submitting content and request for supporting graphics.
  • Press releases and ribbon cutting ceremonies – Writing press releases, coordinating event details with company, public officials, private investors, etc.
  • Printed marketing material – Copywriting, coordination of quotes & approvals, management of the publication including recommendation for photos and graphics
  • Website – Management of the development contract which will involve providing guidance on site navigation, writing/editing copy for various pages compilation of visuals – whether graphics, photos, or imagery that conveys the point, and a general “ownership of the project”.
  • Partner Management – Advertising contracts, editorial calendars, relationship building & management of agreements with partner groups.
  • Marketing Materials – Maintain and create new marketing deliverables for target industries and partners on an as-identified
  • Produce high quality responses and presentations for leads, prospects and community education basis
  • Support and provide deliverables for special projects including global business events, economic development opportunities on an as-identified basis
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Must have’s:

  • Work efficiently and collaboratively with an amazing group – we’re a team and sometimes it’s “all hands on deck” to get the job done!
  • Be a good person – culture is very important to us!
  • We are in the people business – it is imperative that you can develop and maintain relationships!
  • Concierge-level service – we go the extra mile in all things we do!
  • Communication – In person, by email, by letter, on the phone, verbally and non-verbally—you will need superior communication skills to be successful in this role.
  • Professionalism – we hold ourselves to a higher standard!
  • Juggling – you must be able to multitask – we don’t let the ball drop!
  • Enthusiasm – this is a very fast-paced place to work. You must have high energy when appropriate.
  • Fun – let’s be honest…we get to do some pretty cool things…let’s have fun while doing it!

Education Required:

Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework in communications, marketing, business administration, or related field. Knowledge of the community is a plus. Five years of related experience.
Partnership Gwinnett is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a participant in E-Verify. All employment is contingent on the successful completion of a drug screen and background check.


For questions, email info@partnershipgwinnett.com with the subject line: Director, Marketing & Communications.


e.g. 8am to 5pm
e.g. Monday through Friday
e.g. felony committed, year convicted, sentence, etc.
e.g. From April 2010 to December 2015

Work Experience

Please list all previous employment, beginning with the most recent. If you need more room, you may attach another sheet of paper.
e.g. March 2010 to July 2015

e.g. March 2010 to July 2015

e.g. March 2010 to July 2015

e.g. March 2010 to July 2015


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Authorization and Acknowledgements

I affirm that the information I have provided in this application is true to the best of my knowledge, information and belief, and I have not knowingly withheld any information requested. I understand that withholding or misstating any information requested in this application is grounds for rejection of my application, and that providing false or misleading information in this application is grounds for discharge. I authorize the company to verify my references, record of employment, education record, and any other information I have provided. Unless otherwise noted, I authorize the references I have listed to disclose any information related to my work record and my professional experiences with them, without giving me prior notice of such disclosure. In addition, I release the Gwinnett Chamber, my former employers and all other persons and entities, from any and all claims, demands or liabilities arising out of or in any way related to such inquiry or disclosure. I understand that if offered employment with the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, all employment is contingent on the successful completion of a drug screen and background check.
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