Job Description: Manager of Events, Marketing and Communications

Exempt, Full Time 
In-person work hours: (9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday)
Location: 43 Town Center Square, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Salary: $32,000 per year with full benefits

Job Requirements

  • Strong communication and marketing skills
  • Ability to organize projects and work efficiently
  • Moderate technological skills and experience
  • Creativity and innovative thinking
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Outgoing personality and ability to work independently and quickly
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Ability to multitask

Communication and Publications

  • Serve as editor of print publications and external communication, including magazines, e-newsletters, and direct e-mail blasts
  • Design and send e-newsletters and public online content
  • Conduct member interviews and publish news articles

Website Design

  • Build and edit websites for new and current clients
  • Develop web and social media content for current and new clients
  • Manage existing web content

Video Editing

  • Edit webinars and online video content for Horizon and its clients to provide a polished look for provided content.
  • Develop creative video content

Marketing and Social Media

  • Develop and implement a marketing plan for Horizon and its clients
  • Post social media updates to all relevant social media channels
  • Manage all social media and marketing efforts for Horizon and its clients

Event Support

  • Assist in planning and staffing all events that Horizon manages, including association conferences, workshops, legislative banquets, fundraisers, webinars and other events as needed
  • Assist with all aspects of professional events, including continuing education applications, registration, event-specific communication, registration desk, seating and food and beverage numbers, and event logistics
  • Assist with post-event surveys and collection of all event materials
  • Responsible for event publications and coordination of online publishing of event resources

This position will report to the Director of External Affairs and work hand-in-hand on projects and strategic initiatives.



Please complete the following application.  There are four narrative questions included which you should answer honestly and using the language and answers which best fit your own perspective and desires.  Once you submit this form, please e-mail your resume to Ryan Kelly at