For anyone who is passionate about entrepreneurship and local business, there’s no greater feeling than working for a Chamber of Commerce. Between building valuable connections, supporting small businesses, advocating for your community, and more, becoming a staff member of a Chamber of Commerce allows you to do work that feels important to you while knowing that you’re making a difference in your area.
If you’re thinking about making a change in your career and interested in working for a Chamber of Commerce, consider joining the Truro Chamber of Commerce or Amesbury Chamber of Commerce.
As the Truro Chamber of Commerce approaches the upcoming 2023 season, they’re implementing changes that will further the goals of the organization, strengthen their community, and build their membership. They’re leading a search for a new Executive Director to replace Jane Peters after her years of service to their community.
The Executive Director is responsible and accountable to the Board of Directors to provide executive leadership to the Truro Chamber of Commerce. This position will include 8 hours weekly in the off-season and 16 hours in-season.
In addition to executing financial and personnel management responsibilities, the Executive Director will:
And more. Full details about the position and instructions for applying can be found here.
The Amesbury Chamber of Commerce seeks a qualified, full-time Executive Director who is enthusiastic, creative, well-organized, and an excellent communicator, capable of functioning well in an independent environment. This position reports directly to the Board of Directors.
The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest in the business community of Amesbury and surrounding areas. They should be reliable, self-motivated, outgoing, and have the ability to motivate others with an executive style that generates respect and support from a wide range of constituents, including large and small businesses, nonprofits, community groups, elected leaders, and staff at local, regional, and state levels.
The primary responsibility for this position is to oversee all operations and activities of the Amesbury Chamber of Commerce and to ensure the advancement of the mission. This includes member recruitment and retention along with member services, economic development, business and civic relations, marketing, policy development and implementation, fundraising, event sponsorship and management, as well as the overall operations which include budget preparation, and bookkeeping.
An ideal candidate is a visionary leader who can effectively attain the strategic ends defined by the Board of Directors. The ED will communicate with, motivate, collaborate, and support staff, chamber members, external partners, and the community at-large.
Key responsibilities of this role include:
Interested in applying? Send an email to [email protected] with a resume and a brief cover letter providing information on your background, experience, and qualifications that make you a suitable candidate.
At Massachusetts Business Network, one of our main priorities is supporting Chambers of Commerce in any way that we can. Whether that’s promoting their events, sharing their open positions, providing value to their members, or something else, we’re here to support these organizations and the important work they do for small businesses and our local communities.
Contact us if you’re looking to build a partnership with us.
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