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Executive Director

Organization: Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Posted: 6/26/2018
City: Brownwood
Location: Texas
Country: United States
Primary Category: Leadership/Management
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Description & Details

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION

  • Chief administrative executive ultimately responsible for the total operations of the organization.
  • Serves as the primary staff point of contact for the officers, Executive Committee, Board of Directors and members.
  • Formulates, plans, organizes, and administers objectives and policies for achievement of major Chamber goals.
  • Responsible for the complete operation at the organization as it involves program and staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES & EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC WORK PERFORMED

  • Formulate, plan, organize, recommend, and administer policies and programs relating to the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce.
  • Manage and coordinate the functions and staff of the departments and divisions of the organization.
  • Keep staff informed and motivated through regular staff meetings. Share status of organization policies and practices, program of work, actions, and other current business.
  • Serve as a consultant to the Board President, Board of Directors, and use leadership skills in the formulation of objectives, programs and policies.
  • Understand and convey the organization's concepts and philosophies and their relationships to the staff and Board of Directors.
  • Select and develop an adequate organization and staff, assign functions, define lines of authority and responsibility and set up and manage an effective system of operation.
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with community leaders, public officials, private and public agencies.
  • Responsible for the finances of the organization, which includes the planning of the budget, presentation to the Board of Directors, control and audit of the approved budget. Approve disbursements, co-sign checks with the officers and maintain general control over expenditures.
  • Develop sources of non-dues revenue for the organization.
  • Make public presentations to various organizations, professional and civic groups in the area concerning the organization and the area activities and purpose.
  • Develop staff through direction, coaching, training, support and delegation of responsibilities. Perform periodic feedback and appraisal in accordance with the organization’s policies.
  • Manage all aspects of events.
  • Responsible for oversight of the Convention and Visitors Bureau and management of the Brownwood Industrial Foundation.
  • Small business consulting and assistance.
  • Motivate and recruit volunteers.
  • Oversee marketing for the organization and the community

PROGRAM OF WORK/COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the development and implementation of the annual Program of Work.
  • Staff the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, Nominating, and other committees of the organization. Coordinates all additional assignments as directed by the Board of Directors.
  • Assists and provides support to other Chamber staff as needed.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Communication, Marketing, Business or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in equivalent field of operations.

·         Any combination of education and experience may be considered as a substitute for a degree or years of experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Receives limited direction. The employee normally performs the duty assignment according to his or her own judgment, requesting supervisory assistance when necessary. Reviewed by the board of directors.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Excellent organizational and people skills.

·         Excellent marketing, public relations, and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to efficiently handle multi-tasked operations.
  • Proficiency in information technology skills, including office and publishing applications.
  • Flexibility with regard to business hours and accepting new responsibilities.

How to Apply / Contact
Resumes may be submitted to bizmanager@brownwoodchamber.org or mailed to P.O. Box 880 Brownwood, Tx 76804

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