Executive Director Position Announcement
Monticello-Jasper County Chamber of Commerce
Overview. The Monticello-Jasper County Chamber of Commerce in Monticello, Georgia is conducting an executive search for a professional to serve as Executive Director.
About the Monticello-Jasper County Chamber. The Chamber has been a catalyst for developing an environment conducive to business growth and entrepreneurship in Jasper County for over fifty years. With a membership base around 150, the organization is poised to foster strong business to government relations and advocate infrastructure improvements for the county and region.
Position Responsibilities. The Executive Director of the Monticello – Jasper County Chamber of Commerce is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the non-profit business organization. Financial growth and management, human resources development and strategic planning and implementation are the key responsibilities of the director. The executive will report to the Executive Committee of the Chamber and Board of Directors through an annually elected Board Chair.
Preferred Qualifications. The qualifications for the Executive Director position include: Executive management leadership experience in the business, chamber of commerce association, economic development field, or a combination of these; experience in leading an organization through growth and change to achieve strategic objectives; and a proven track record of successfully working with a Board of Directors, regional governments, paid and volunteer members.
Key Skill Sets. The Chamber’s Board of Directors is seeking a professional leader who has the capacity to establish value-added relationships with business, government, social groups and individuals to foster and retain the quality of life in the Jasper County Georgia area. The Director should possess the ability to strategically develop sustainable new streams of revenue and evaluate current paths for relevancy and efficiency. Visioning for the future of the region and implementing strategy for success will be key skill sets required.
The Region. Rich in history, Jasper County is located about 60 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta, with a separate county and city government. The population of Jasper County is 13,635 and is strategically located between I-20 and I-75 with five state highways convening onto the historic downtown Square in Monticello, Ga.
How to Apply. Please submit a cover letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Monticello-Jasper County Chamber of Commerce, Post Office Box 133, Monticello, Georgia. [email protected] The position is open until filled.