Job Opportunity at the Belton Chamber

President/CEO
(Executive Director)

Conveniently located at the crossroads of IH 35 and IH 14, Belton, Texas, is a beautiful town with lots of opportunities awaiting. The Belton Area Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)(6) organization that has played a major role in the economic development of the City and the Region since its establishment in 1936. The Chamber is looking for a person to lead our team as we embrace the growth of our region, and help our members thrive in the changing economic environment. It will be the job of the President/CEO to run a financially sound organization that is viable to its members, helps businesses thrive, and grows membership over time.

Function:

Provide strategic vision and leadership consistent with the organization’s mission statement, work collaboratively with the Board of Directors to ensure the organization’s fiscal operations and fundraising/marketing strategies are effectively implemented across all segments of the organization to ensure the organization is making continuous progress.        

Responsibilities:

  • To serve as an advocate in the following strategic areas:
    1.  Workforce Development
    2.  Economic Development
    3.  Government Relations
    4.  Leadership Development
    5.  Business Development
    6.  Networking Development
    7.  Military Relations
    8.  Community Relations
  • Full fiscal responsibility of all chamber operations and programs
  • Oversight of employees, job duties, and committees
  • Plan, execute, solicit for sponsorships, and promote member events: 4th of July Celebration, Parade, Patriotic Program, Carnival, PRCA Rodeo, etc.
  • Oversight and planning of Annual Strategic Plan and Long-Range Planning to include budget preparation
  • Maintaining open communication regarding the measurement of financial, programmatic, and impact performance against stated milestones and goals
  • Responsible for providing leadership and direction to all employees and board members and ensuring the continued development and management of a professional and efficient organization
  • Record data and report to the Board of Directors
  • Establish goals for the Chamber, and develop strategic plans to achieve success
  • Collaborate with other Chambers of Commerce on programs and events that benefit both the Belton Chamber and the region
  • Collaborate with other entities/organizations on programs and events (City of Belton, Belton Economic Development Corporation, Belton ISD, Fort Hood, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must meet one of the following two qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 4+ years professional experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Able to successfully meet deadlines and goals in a fast-paced office environment
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and ability to multi-task with developed time management skills to include deadlines and project/event completion dates
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds; some physical activity required to include walking, moving boxes, etc.
  • Flexibility in schedule to work nights, weekends, the 4th of July annually, and other holidays as needed
  • Access to transportation throughout the work day/week
  • Ability to travel when necessary

 

Preferences for applicants:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, or related
  • 10+ years of professional experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Public speaking experience
  • Public relations experience
  • Social media and marketing experience
  • Sales and membership experience
  • QuickBooks experience

 

Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be provided

 

Send Resume and 3 References to:

 

btx.chamber.resumes@gmail.com

 

(Hard copies sent to or dropped off at the Chamber office will not be accepted)

*This job description can be altered or modified at any time*