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  • Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce CEO Position Opening 9/16/2020

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    September 16, 2020

    For Immediate Release

    Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau

    --CEO Position Opening Effective Today, September 16, 2020

    Position Objectives and Purpose: The Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau has an immediate opening for a President and CEO. Serving as the principal voice of the Brighton area business community, the Chamber’s mission is to provide, maintain, and enhance a favorable business and social environment. The Chamber serves a rapidly growing community with a local population of over 40,000 and another 20,000+ in surrounding areas. 

    Essential Duties: Responsible for creating and sustaining a dynamic and forward-thinking public image, while promoting growth of the Chamber through new member recruiting, community relations, communications and marketing. 

    Builds and maintains working relationships with members, Chamber Board of Directors, City and County officials, the Brighton Economic Development Corporation, and other strategic partners. 

    Manages, recruits and oversees staff members and volunteers consistent with program needs and financial resources. Has the ability to motivate and develop an effective and productive work environment. 

    Maintains a focus on long-term and overall strategic planning and implementation, including all facets of the budgeting process. 

    Represents the Chamber on a variety of public policy issues at the local, state, and federal levels which require the development of platforms, messaging, advocacy channels, and strategic relationships. 

    Provide visionary leadership for the Chamber and its members and is responsible to the Board of Directors for the full range of activities needed to ensure the Chamber’s success. 

    Experience and Skills Required: Strong working knowledge of the chamber of commerce industry to include principles of volunteer management, program administration and strategic planning. 

    Demonstrated track record of developing effective relationships. 

    Planning, developing and executing operational and strategic plans. 

    Executive leadership experience – strong staff leadership, fiscal management, governance, board development, human resource development and experience leading a complex corporate, community or economic development organization. 

    Experience working with diverse groups and varied industries to promote diversity programmatically. 

    Strong communication skills both in writing and orally with members, potential members, elected officials, outside organizations, and media outlets. 

    Experience with community, economic and business development. 

    Possesses and demonstrate high standards of integrity, work ethic, trustworthiness and personal responsibility. 

    Computer/Software Skills: Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook is required. 

    Working knowledge of QuickBooks is required. 

    Familiarity with graphic design software and an eye for creativity. 

    Experience with Constant Contact or other email marketing/communication software is preferred. 

    Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in non-profit, communications, marketing or business is preferred but related experience will be considered in lieu of academic credentials. 

    Previous chamber of commerce executive experience or experience in a senior management position with a mid- or large-sized organization, but a combination of education and experience may be substituted. 

    Job Type: Full-time with a flexible work environment and schedule 

    Salary: $55,000 - $65,000 with performance-based bonus opportunity 

    Hiring Timeline: Job Closes on October 2, 2020 

    First interviews - October 5 – October 9, 2020 

    Second Interviews – Week of October 12, 2020 

    Job Awarded – October 19, 2020 

    Start Date: November 2, 2020 

    Please email resumes to: resumesbrightonchamber2020@gmail.com 


    About the Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce
    The Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau has been the primary voice for area business in nearly every industry from farming, agriculture and healthcare to small retail business and large-scale manufacturing since 1955. The Chamber's vision is to be the connector, catalyst, and champion for area businesses to expand the local economy and its mission to deliver, preserve and create a robust business community.



    Julie Stewart, Board Chair
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