Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association of Texas
Location: Buda, Texas
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
PHCC-Texas has a robust benefits package, including paid premiums for employee health and dental benefits, life insurance, pre-tax benefit account cafeteria plan, 401(k) with matching, and more!
The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association of Texas (PHCC–Texas) is currently seeking candidates for a Communications and Events Director. Ideal candidates for this role will have experience in marketing, graphic design/layouts, web maintenance, social media/content development, and event planning. This position reports directly to the Executive Director and is located in Buda, Texas.
To apply for this role, please include a cover letter, resume, and salary requirement as part of your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Specific areas of responsibility are as follows:
Maintain and update the Association website;
Provide writing and editing support for all outbound member communication including all promotional materials and website content;
Review and edit all Association materials for marketing effectiveness, cross-selling implications, and adherence to brand guidelines;
Develop and manage comprehensive Association social media strategy;
Strategically schedule messages to members;
Collaborate with staff members to execute effective marketing pieces;
Create advertisements and collateral for external outreach efforts;
Work closely with Executive Director for special communication as needed;
Issue press releases for Association news and calls to action as needed.
Manage the process necessary to create and distribute the monthly PHCC e-newsletter;
Solicit bids, ensure timely and cost-effective out-of-office printing, and maintain relationships with print shops and mail houses for any paper communications;
Conferences and Events
Manage & apply branding strategy for promoting all conferences and events;
Develop conference programs and organize logistics for delivery as needed;
Update specific event websites to ensure ease-of-use, complete up-to-date information, and immediate access to the most current PHCC event or effort;
Assist meeting staff with the design of conference signage and collateral, keeping in mind contracted decoration specifications;
Assist with event preparation and provide on-site support for annual conference, as needed
Photograph conferences and sessions for post-conference wrap-up;
Follow up with attendees to evaluate and review;
Assist with the production of CPE textbook and Correspondence Supplement according to TSBPE guidelines;
Provides overflow support to the education department as needed, including assisting with registration of students, utilizing AMS to update records, etc.
Provide quarterly update reports for Board of Director Meetings;
Meet weekly with staff and Executive Director
Provide reports as needed during budgeting cycle process;
Other reports as needed.
Other Duties: Willing to perform other duties as necessary and assigned by Executive Director.
Excellent verbal & written communication skills;
Ability to effectively work under tight deadlines and manage projects independently
Ability to work independently or as a team member with multiple tasks at hand and with set timeframes.
Office administration skills including information technology;
Strong editorial and organizational skills with attention to detail;
Layout and design skills for graphic-intensive marketing pieces, online communications, and documents/books.
Resourcefulness in solving problems
Excellent people skills and an upbeat and enthusiastic attitude
Strong computer skills, including knowledge of standard technology applications and Microsoft Office Suite
A Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or a related field;
A minimum of 3-5 years of marketing, web and/or print design experience;
Experience working with content management systems, social media and mobile applications.
Preferred Skills and Experience
Experience with information technology;
Layout/graphic design experience
Experience working for a trade association or other non-profit
About Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association of Texas
Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association of Texas (PHCC-TX) is the association of choice for contractor professionals and firms operating in Texas. We are driven by the needs of our members to add value by:
1.) Being the primary legislative and regulatory watchdog and advocate for the plumbing, heating and cooling industry in Texas.
2.) Delivering quality education events and opportunities, including pre-licensing preparatory courses and state-mandated continuing education programs.
3.) Developing and subscribing to the highest level of ethical standards and other measures of excellence for our customers satisfaction.
4.) Providing information dissemination through a variety of forms including networking, mentoring and collaborative contractor problem solving.
5.) Creating cooperative discount product and service opportunities to assist our members in remaining competitive.
We take great pride in our reputation as not only a leading provider of continuing education, but also as a strong advocate working on behalf of the plumbing, heating and cooling industry. It is through the support of our membership that we are able to stay at the forefront of our industry, offering first-rate service to our members.