Career Opportunity Bulletin

GLENDALE (AZ) CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Position: President/CEO
Salary: at least $125,000
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Retirement, Professional Development, Monthly Auto Allowance
Chamber Membership: 1,300
Chamber Budget: $1,000,000
Total Number of Staff: 7
Population of Area Served: 250,000
W.A.C.E. Academy Graduate: Preferred
U.S. Chamber Institute Graduate: Preferred

Description: The Glendale Chamber of Commerce (“the Chamber”) in Glendale, Arizona is seeking a dynamic leader to become its next President & Chief Executive Officer. The new CEO will work with an engaged Board and committed Chamber staff to drive the Chamber’s mission to serve the business community as the voice of commerce, provide programs and services to improve the economic environment for its members and supply leadership for improving the quality of life. Glendale has a population of almost 250,000 and is in the West Valley region of the Phoenix MSA of over 4.5MM people.
The Chamber is well-respected in the Phoenix regional community and throughout the State of Arizona. Members appreciate that its leadership and staff value getting to know members and their unique needs. Historically the Glendale Chamber has worked well with other chambers in the region and is often consulted by the same. The Chamber values the role it plays as a strong advocate for an inclusive and diverse business community and one that influences the quality of life in Glendale and the West Valley region.
The ideal candidate will bring 10+ years of progressively responsible experience, with a minimum of 3 years in senior leadership and may come from a variety of backgrounds such as, but not limited to: the top executive of a progressive and comparably sized chamber of commerce, economic development organization, or related significant business association; experience as a “second in command” or other senior-level executive at a larger like-enterprise as noted above; an executive with a strong record of community involvement from a complex private or public-sector entity. Board interaction, experience leading large numbers of volunteers, experience leading within a growing community, and demonstrated experience overcoming challenges are all strongly desired.

Deadline: March 29, 2024
Contact: Eric Peterson, Waverly Partners, Glendale@Waverly-Partners.com


MCMINNVILLE AREA (OR) CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Position: President/CEO
Salary: $70,000 + bonuses
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Medical Insurance for Dependents, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance, Retirement, Mileage Remibursement
Chamber Membership: 470
Chamber Budget: $300,000
Total Number of Staff: 2
Population of Area Served: 35,000
W.A.C.E. Academy Graduate: Preferred
U.S. Chamber Institute Graduate: Preferred

Description: The McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking a visionary, motivated, energetic and detail-oriented individual to fill the position of President/CEO. The Chamber is in the beautiful community of McMinnville Oregon, situated in the heart of Willamette Valley Wine Country.

The Chamber is more than 100 years old. Since 1915 the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce has been a 501c6 nonprofit working for the good of business in our community. The Chamber has 470 members representing 25 communities across the region. The position teams with a board of 15 directors and manages two staff.

The President provides the leadership, direction, and management for all aspects of Chamber activities and is responsible for seeing that strategic initiatives and policies of the Board are effectively implemented. The President is responsible for maintaining and growing strong membership and the financial stability of the Chamber. The President provides counsel to the Board and committees regarding public policy, programs, events, and other key initiatives and serves as the principal advocate and spokesperson for the Chamber. The President works closely with a wide range of constituencies in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to build support and relationships consistent with the Chamber’s overall business and community support mission.

More information on the McMinnville Area Chamber can be found at www.mcminnville.org. Applications should include a resume and cover letter addressing the applicants’ background and skills as they apply to the position. Please submit resume and cover letter to: president@mcminnville.org with subject line: Chamber President Application.

https://www.chamberdata.net/JobDetails.aspx?dbid2=ormcm&jobid=24622

Deadline: March 31, 2024
Contact: president@mcminnville.org


GREAT FALLS (MT) AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Position: President/CEO
Salary: $75,000-$90,000
Benefits: Medical Insurance Stipend ($2,600/year), Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance, Retirement.
Chamber Membership: 709
Total Number of Staff: 5
Population of Area Served: 85,000
W.A.C.E. Academy Graduate: Preferred

Description:

  • Serve as the key partner for the City and County to help foster a positive business climate.
  • Collaborate with the Board and partner organizations to identify and manage relationships and advocacy efforts before relevant local, regional, state, and federal government bodies to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Work closely and cooperatively with the Board to develop and implement a well-defined, measurable, program of work for initiatives and programs.
  • Follow community and legislative actions impacting business, communicate to the Board when action is needed, and support action that would improve the region’s business climate.
  • Ability to continually focus on achieving positive, concrete results that contribute to the business success of the organization. Display a genuine passion for the region. Seek ways to overcome competitive challenges and develop opportunities.
  • Ensure sustainability of the Chamber by continuous growth of member companies, revenue from member investments, events and other sources, and management of financial affairs, including the preparation of an annual budget and providing monthly financial updates.
  • Lead in building partnerships and programs with the Military, City of Great Falls, Cascade County, Tourism, Great Falls Downtown District, Great Falls Development Alliance, and educational partners.
  • History of creating programs and initiatives focusing on increasing economic vitality and quality of life; creating value for membership.
  • Strategic visionary thinker – ability to set sights on a new future, constantly identifying challenges, threats and opportunities that exist in the environment – ability to think differently about how the businesses environment operates and look for new ways to solve problems.
  • Manage an effective and efficient organization as measured by staff performance, member satisfaction, quality programs and initiatives.

For a full description, visit https://www.greatfallschamber.org/job-opportunities/

Deadline: February 23, 2024

Contact: applications@greatfallschamber.org