• Executive Director for the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce

    LETHBRIDGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
    Job Description
    The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce in searching for their next Executive Director. The ideal candidate will be a professional leader, who will effectively drive the strategic plan forward as set by the Board of Directors. This is a full-time, permanent opportunity for a community oriented candidate with a strong understanding of business and government relations.
     
    Position Summary:
    The successful candidate will be responsible for:
     
    * Driving the strategic plan forward with a focus on the Chamber, serving as a:
                - Convenor for leaders of influence
                - Champion for a strong community
                - Catalyst for business growth
    * Managing overall Chamber operations
    * Maintaining and enhancing community and government relations
    * Working with and communicating with the Board of Directors
    * Preparing and administering an annual budget
    * Monitoring monthly cash flow
    * Managing and developing membership
    * Supervising staff
    * Coordinating and managing of volunteer teams
    * Representing the Chamber at all levels of community, government and business sectors
     
    Required Qualifications:
     
    * A post-secondary degree in a related field and/or five years’ progressive management
    * Professional, political advocacy
    * Solid board governance understanding
    * Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    * Experience in effectively leading and inspiring teams
    * In depth understanding of creating and executing budgets and strategic plans
    * Strong people skills including management/leadership abilities
    * Self-motivated, innovative and goal oriented
    * Good organization and administrative skills
    * Genuine interest in the Lethbridge business community
     
    Bonus Points for:
     
    * Experience with the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce
    * A well-established local network
     
    Compensation & Hours:
     
    * Scheduled hours are typically during normal business hours; however, the Executive Director must be available to attend evening events and/or meetings.
     
    How to Apply:
    Please send your resume in MS Word format to Tara Lennox at tara.lennox@selectrecruiting.ca.
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