• Executive Director for the Keizer Chamber of Commerce

    Keizer Chamber of Commerce
    Job Description
    Position: Executive Director
     
    The Keizer (Oregon) Chamber of Commerce is searching for a community minded, business professional as Executive Director who will provide proven leadership through their knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience.
     
    The Executive Director is responsible for ensuring an environment in which membership in the organization is sought and where members and volunteers can vest themselves with ownership of the organization through the participation of the planning, production and implementation of Chamber programs, events, initiatives, and activities.
     
    Our Mission:  The Keizer Chamber of Commerce is a working partnership of business, government and community volunteers who coordinate their efforts under effective leadership for the purpose of advancement and development of the greater Keizer area.  The primary objectives of the Chamber are:
    • Coordinate the efforts of commerce, industry, and professionals in maintaining and strengthening a healthy business climate.
    • Sponsor programs and stimulate activities which will provide for full development and employment of our human and economic resources.
    • Provide creative business leadership and effective coordination of all interested parties in solving community problems and initiating constructive community-based actions.
    • Create broad understanding in and appreciation of the opportunities in the greater Keizer area and to promote the advantages and assets of our community within the region and state.
    Requirements:
    • Serving at the will of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director provides leadership, direction, and management for all aspects of Chamber activities.
    • Highly motivated, excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.
    • Highly qualified, knowledgeable, and educated with proven management experience.
    • Collaborative/consensus building management style with the ability to build strong relationships and to motivate others through influencing, coaching, and mentoring.
    • Strong financial management, analytical and organizational skills
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively and professionally interact with businesses, government personnel, elected officials, community groups and organizations.
    • Serve as a spokesperson and an advocate for the business community with a strong external focus on the community and region.
    • Strong community participation and commitment.
    • Current resident of the community or a willingness to relocate to the area in a reasonable amount of time.
    • Under direction of a continually evolving Board of Directors and annually changing officers, the ED is responsible for maintaining continuity and consistency in programming for the Chamber.
    • Strategic, ethical, and trustworthy leader with a vision for the future and a deep sense of the overall importance of our business community.
    Salary:  $60,000-$65,000 Depending on Qualifications
    Benefits:  medical insurance allowance, SEP, service club membership, professional development, cell phone allowance, mileage reimbursement, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid sick leave, unpaid family medical leave and approved chamber related expense reimbursement.
    Position:  Full Time
    Chamber Membership: 400
    Total Number of Staff: 3
    Population of Area Served: 40,000+
    Submit a letter of interest and resume that may include computer skills, presentation skills, sales, finance, marketing and business development background, legislative/rule making experience, supervisory skills/experience, plus at least two business references and two community references to:   Executive Director Recruitment, Keizer Chamber of Commerce, 4118 River Rd. N, Keizer, OR 97303.
    Information Contact:  Jonathan Thompson, Keizer Chamber Board
    Email: presjet@msn.com, Cell/Text: (503) 580-1294.
    Job Description:  Available upon request.

    Deadline:  Until Filled
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