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Executive Director, Ybor City Chamber of Commerce

Date Opened:
05/23/19
Filing Deadline:
06/15/19
Salary:
TBD Salary + Commission / Candidates Please List Salary Requirements

IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • Experience in supervising staff
  • Experience in facilitating events and meetings
  • Willing to work non-stand hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Operate independently under direct board oversight and supervision
  • Possess a strong public relations background
  • Represent Chamber brand in a positive manner
  • Ability to speak and present in public
  • Ability to think strategically and diplomatically
  • Friendly, Outgoing, Collaborative, and Professional

JOB OVERVIEW

This position reports directly to the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

  • Perform professional level work developing, organizing, administering, evaluating as assigned
  • Create, coordinate and implement Chamber activities aimed at achieving goals & objectives
  • Seek and develop membership and strategic community partners
  • Develop and implement a strategic plan to grow membership and increase revenue
  • Manage chamber events including luncheons, after hours mixers, and other special events
  • Develop and solicit sponsorships for both the Chamber directly as well as special events
  • Seek and apply for grants that promote the mission of the Chamber.
  • Create press releases to promote events and other
  • Serve as the liaison between the Board and Staff
  • Represent on various committees and community organizations, including Visit Tampa Bay, Hillsborough Community College, Ybor City Development Corporation, etc.
  • Supervise both staff and contractors including the Visitors Information Center
  • Conduct the day to day operations of the Chamber
  • Manage all Human Resource functions for staff personnel
  • Maintain complete accounting records of the Chamber, to include receipt and disbursement of all Chamber funds
  • Manage all administrative work of the Chamber
  • Implement operating policies
  • Implement and promote the Chamber’s mission

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four year college or university and three or more years of experience working for a Chamber of Commerce planning and implementing public relations and community events.

OR

  • An equivalent combination of education (not less than possession of a high school diploma/GED), training & experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Ability to lift 25 – 40 pounds
  • Position may involve extended periods of standing and walking
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, collaborative work environment

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Exceptional demonstrated public relations background
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with others within and outside own organization
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge of social media platform administration and basic knowledge of website administration
  • Considerable knowledge of English grammar, punctuation and spelling/li>
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to use considerable initiative, think independently and exercise sound judgment

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

  • Coordinates action where several organizational entities are involved and follows up to ensure that all details are met
  • Develops new programs collaboratively with various members and organizations
  • Reviews operations, identifies strengths and weaknesses of staff and operational areas, and recommends & implements corrective action
  • Resolves problems encountered during daily operations and determines appropriate solutions
  • Manages social media to promote events and members
  • Gathers data and creates reports
  • Tech-savvy proficient in the use of all standard office programs, including, but not limited to Power Point, Excel, Word, G-Suite, etc.
  • Performs other related duties as required

PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS

Whether you are a startup or a coroportate sponsor learn about what joining the Ybor city chamber can do for you. Learn more about expanding your Business’s customers, community, and outreach.