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President, Chamber of Commerce

Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce and Industry


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Published 11 days ago

March 15, 2021
March 14, 2021

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Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce and Industry, one of the top ten

largest Chambers in Massachusetts, with over 800 successful members employing

over 18,000 employees!

The Chamber President is a civic leader in the Greater Newburyport

community and leads the economic engine of the City while remaining deeply

involved with City business and with the businesses of all companies and

organizations in the City of Newburyport and surrounding areas. The role

requires strategic capacity, political savvy, finesse, exceptional

communication skills, deep business knowledge, a growth mindset, leadership

skills, a strong commitment to accessibility and fairness, and a vision for the

economic future of the Region. The essence of the role is a deep personal commitment

to the economic and civic betterment of the Newburyport area and

surrounding areas. The Chamber President must be able to effectively and

successfully interact with key local, state and federal contacts.

Highlights of Responsibilities include:

Community Leadership and Advocacy-Serving

as a strong voice and advocate for the business community members of the region

and providing leadership during speaking, lobbying and advocacy opportunities

Vision Setting and Program Development-

Establishing a tone, perspective and vision for the Chamber of Commerce and effectively

communicating that tone and vision while working to establish programs and

themes to support the business community

Fiscal Oversight- Establishing the

budget and leading the staff of the Chamber in managing the budget and creating

activities to raise funds and expand the reach of the Chamber     

Staff Leadership- Managing and

leading the Chamber staff of both regular and temporary employees, including

involvement in hiring, termination, performance management and performance

review     

Board of Directors Service- Serving as a

voting member of the Board of Directors and working closely with Chair of the

Board regarding strategic planning and ongoing operations

The ideal candidate possesses superior communication and public speaking skills;

expert-level ability to network and create relationships; fiscal and budgeting

skills; a strong personal sense of organization and time management; and a deep

knowledge of the Greater Newburyport Area (local area residents preferred).

Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience required, Certified

Chamber Executive (CCE) or Certified Association Executive (CAE) preferred,

minimum of 7-10 years in a related field with community involvement or economic

development components.

The Chamber offers competitive pay and benefits, including

health insurance, paid time off and 401(k).

Note: This role is not a traditional “desk job” but,

rather, is an extremely active role and requires extensive travel within the

local community and frequent attendance at City meetings, Membership events and

other local-area events on behalf of the Chamber. This role requires extensive

local travel. Access to reliable personal transportation is required.


The Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce and

Industry provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and

applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any

type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin,

disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender

identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state

or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,

including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff,

recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Join the

Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce and Industry, one of the top ten

largest Chambers in Massachusetts, with over 800 successful members employing

over 18,000 employees!

The Chamber President is a civic leader in the Greater…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Managerial

Benefits

Health, dental, 401K, parking

Health, dental, 401K, parking

Level of Language Proficiency

English- proficient

Other languages helpful but not required

English- proficient

Other languages helpful but not required

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Newburyport, MA

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