• PRESIDENT The Schaumburg Busin...

PRESIDENT The Schaumburg Business Association ("Chamber") is looking for its next President. The mission of the Chamber is to connect and support area businesses and build relationships in the community. The Chamber's Board, President and staff work together to create a positive business atmosphere in which growth and prosperity go together. The ideal candidate is a dynamic and self-motivated leader with, preferably, a proven record of leadership in a member-based organization, with the ability to provide strategic vision and leadership consistent with the organization's mission statement. In addition to working collaboratively with the personnel of the Chamber of Commerce 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. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge and expertise on economic development principles, the regional economy, political environment, marketing and branding concepts, membership sales, and the opportunities and challenges to the growth and prosperity of large and small businesses in the community. He or she must be a leader and be a passionate advocate for driving the Chamber to achieve standards of excellence. The candidate must also be a highly collaborative leader with the ability to successfully manage current programs while developing new programs and strategic initiatives for the Chamber and forming mutually beneficial partnerships with other businesses and community organizations. PRIMARY DUTIES & 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. 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 - 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 - Other duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, EDUCATION: - Public relations experience, Strong relationship building skills - Public speaking skills and strong presentation skills recommended. - Experience in managing staff; high level of understanding of human resource and Illinois Labor Law - High level of personal and professional accountability. - Highly organized, detail oriented and ability to successfully meet deadlines and goals in a fast-paced office environment - Professional experience growing revenue through traditional revenue models such as membership, sponsorship, media and events; - Professional experience managing revenue through non-traditional revenue models such as grants and contracts. - Ability to establish and maintain lasting relationships; requires work with external stakeholders and the Public. - BA or BS degree in business, management, economics or related field preferred - 5+ years management experience in Chamber, association, or nonprofit sector preferred. Experience may Substitute for Education COMPENSATION: - Salary: commensurate with qualifications and experience will be provided Job Type: Full-time Experience: - Professional: 5 +years Education: - Bachelor's Degree Contact Kashyap Trivedi kashyap@trivedikhan.com , posted 06/20/2018
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PostedJune 20, 2018