Greater Topsail Area Chamber of Commerce seeks qualified candidates for Executive Director Position
The Greater Topsail Area Chamber of Commerce is now seeking applicants for the Executive Director position. The Executive Director is above all else a true member of the community—one who is passionate about fostering relationships among the businesses, advocating on their behalf, and supporting economic growth in the area. This person will be responsible to the Board of Directors for the daily activities of the Chamber of Commerce, including all administrative, operational, personnel and financial requirements of the organization. The position, housed in Surf City, NC, is a full-time position.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Actively work to carry out and achieve the Chamber mission statement. Implement recruitment and retention strategies to increase membership and retain existing members. Actively participates with and assists all Board of Directors Committees. Provide key leadership in the community by establishing credible, healthy relationships with key elected officials in order to better represent the interests of Chamber members. Accountable for ensuring that the budget is adhered to throughout the fiscal year. Responsible for maintaining a presentable facility for Chamber guests. Represent Chamber in a professional manner at events which includes some evening and weekend appearances and in-person visits with individual members of the Chamber. Any and all duties deemed necessary to maintain operations.
The Executive Director supervises all Chamber employees and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance, addressing complaints, and resolving problems.
Preferred Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university, preferably in Communication, Marketing, Business, or a related field Four or more years related work experience and/or training
Key Skills & Abilities:
Communication—ability to express ideas clearly and simply; listening to others; promoting the timely and ongoing flow of information to others Computer Literacy—ability to utilize computer business software (i.e. Microsoft Office, Quick Books, WordPress, desktop publishing, etc.) Leadership—ability to align and inspire others to achieve common goals Flexibility—both with scheduling and with alternating between directing the Chamber internally while also addressing the community externally
Submit a resume and cover letter via email only to firstname.lastname@example.org If you have questions, please reach out via email to email@example.com This position is open until filled.