• Executive Director for the 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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