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Chamber President & CEO Job Posting

Chamber President & CEO Job Posting

Chamber President & CEO Job Posting

This position is now CLOSED; the announcement of the new Chamber President/CEO will occur in September 2020.

Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce Mission

We are a member-driven organization whose mission is to build relationships, advocate principle-based public policy, and promote business and community prosperity.

General Information

  • Position Title: President & CEO
  • Position Type:  Full Time
  • Position Location:  Utah County
  • Position Pay:  Negotiated (Base + Performance Incentive)
  • Hiring Contact: Chris Yadon | info@thechamber.org

Must-Have Qualifications

The following qualifications are required. If a candidate does not possess these qualifications, they will not be considered for the position:

  • Relationships with existing C-Suite business leadership in Utah Valley.
  • 5+ years’ fundraising or sales experience to the C-Suite.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Engaging, informed, and credible communication skills.

Additional Qualifications

The following qualifications are helpful and will be considered in the hiring process, but are not required:

  • 5+ years in a chief executive position.
  • 5+ years’ experience collaborating with civic leadership.
  • Demonstrated experience convening business leaders in decision-making forums.
  • A postgraduate degree.

Responsibilities

The following responsibilities are not comprehensive, but do provide critical areas of focus:

  • Recruit, hire, and develop staff through direction, coaching, training, supporting, and delegating responsibilities;
  • Develop and supervise an effective program of membership development and membership services;
  • Oversee and manage day-to-day operations, including accounts receivables and payables, budgeting, internal controls, and event planning and hosting;
  • Develop and maintain an effective communications program responsive to the needs of the membership, including social media, email, advertising, podcasting, editorials, news releases, and blogs;
  • Foster and utilize partnerships with local agencies, including other chambers, civic and non-profit organizations, media, and educational institutions;
  • Take an active part in local government and advocate for legislation and ordinances that ensure a prosperous and healthy business climate and oppose measures that restrict opportunities and increase costs for businesses;
  • Provide all necessary information and materials to inform the Chamber Board of Directors, elected officials, partner agencies, and members on appropriate issues;
  • Maintain effective internal and external public relations;
  • Develop and maintain a strategic plan that identifies critical issues that may impact the Chamber and its members, provides a short- and long-term vision and action items for the staff and Board of Directors, and an annual report of impact.

Interested applications should email the following to info@thechamber.org:

  • Letter of Interest 
  • Resume 
  • Five Professional References

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