Executive Officer for the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce

The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce in searching for their next Executive Officer. The ideal candidate will be a professional leader, who will effectively drive the strategic plan forward as set by the Board of Directors. This is a full-time, permanent opportunity for a community oriented candidate with a strong understanding of business and government relations.


Position Summary:

The successful candidate will be responsible for:


* Driving the strategic plan forward with a focus on the Chamber, serving as a:

            - Convenor for leaders of influence

            - Champion for a strong community

            - Catalyst for business growth

* Managing overall Chamber operations

* Maintaining and enhancing community and government relations

* Working with and communicating with the Board of Directors

* Preparing and administering an annual budget

* Monitoring monthly cash flow

* Managing and developing membership

* Supervising staff

* Coordinating and managing of volunteer teams

* Representing the Chamber at all levels of community, government and business sectors


Required Qualifications:


* A post-secondary degree in a related field and/or five years’ progressive management

* Professional, political advocacy

* Solid board governance understanding

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Experience in effectively leading and inspiring teams

* In depth understanding of creating and executing budgets and strategic plans

* Strong people skills including management/leadership abilities

* Self-motivated, innovative and goal oriented

* Good organization and administrative skills

* Genuine interest in the Lethbridge business community


Bonus Points for:


* Experience with the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce

* A well-established local network


Compensation & Hours:


* Scheduled hours are typically during normal business hours; however, the Executive Director must be available to attend evening events and/or meetings.


How to Apply:

Please send your resume in MS Word format to Tara Lennox at tara.lennox@selectrecruiting.ca.