The Board of Directors for Hardeman County Chamber of Commerce is requesting anyone interested in applying for the position for Executive Director to review the job description and submit their resumes by end of day March 31, 2020 to the Board of Directors.
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Resumes may be submitted by email to email@example.com or mailed to PO Box 313, Bolivar, TN 38008.
Executive Director – Job description and duties
The Executive Director is responsible and accountable to the Board of Directors to provide executive leadership to the Hardeman County Chamber of Commerce.
*Oversee the general finances of the Chamber
*With approval of the Finance Committee of the Board, develop an annual budget for the Chamber’s operations which includes projected revenues and expenses
*Lead, direct and develop Chamber’s fund raising including but not limited to grants available
*Monitor Chamber’s fiscal condition and report to Board on a monthly basis at a minimum
*Oversee the management of chamber staff including hiring, firing, performance reviews, salary administration, policy and general supervision. Hiring and firing of staff with review and approval of Executive Board.
*Coach, develop and implement continuous improvement initiatives, create better business practices and an organizational structure for best performance and operating results.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
*Oversee day to day operations of the Chamber, including programs, staffing, membership and marketing.
*Work with Chair to prepare agendas and materials for Board and Executive Committee meetings
*Develop goals and objectives for recommendation to the Board
* Serve as principal spokesperson and ambassador for the Chamber
*Represent the Chamber at business and community events, meetings, etc.
*Build partnerships with other organizations
*Direct the annual and long-term planning process
*Attend Chamber Board committee meetings and provide staff support to committee efforts
*Oversee and participate in Membership Development
*Operate within and advance the policies and Mission of the Chamber
*Assure that Chamber is responsive to Members’ needs and assist to advance Hardeman County’s Economic Development and Tourism Objectives.
*Maintain open communications to the Board, work with the Board and bring issues to the Board in a timely manner.
*Implement a plan for the Chamber to assure a positive community image
*Develop and maintain a positive and helpful relationship with the cities and county governmental agencies and neighboring Chambers
*Develop goals and long range plans for the Chamber including Economic Development and Tourism
*Any additional duties as assigned by the Board of Directors
Skills and Abilities:
*Experience in public speaking and presentation skills
*Effective written communication skills
*Customer service skills
*Ability to foster teamwork and collaboration between and among Board members, staff, Chamber members, community leaders, elected officials and committees and organizations.
*Strong Executive and supervisory skills, including ability to plan, organize, lead, delegate and monitor
*Experience in Networking, Collaboration, Motivation
*Experience in preparing and managing a budget, analyzing performance and projecting financial performance
* Ability to perform cost-benefit analysis of proposed ideas, projects, events
*Work a flexible range of business hours, including occasional weekends, evening special events or overnight travel
*Commitment to best practices and growth of Chamber
*Management experience in a business related field or other leadership position, including supervision of professional staff and oversight of finances
*Prefer prior Chamber management experience
*Knowledge of local, regional and state governmental systems and as a representative of the Chamber the ability to remain neutral/bipartisan in communities, cities, county, and state.
*Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or comparable professional training and experience attained through military, industry or association service.
*Applicable computer knowledge and experience.