Employment Opportunities

Executive Director

Position Description:

Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce (HRCC) is seeking a dynamic, energetic, experienced leader who is passionate about working with businesses, professional volunteers, educators, and local member-city governments to nurture the environment of the business community in the Heights-Hillcrest area of Northeast Ohio.

HRCC’s Executive Director is responsible for overall operations including member recruitment/retention, effective public relations and marketing of HRCC’s brand and programs, financial management, program development/event planning, strategic planning, and staff and volunteer development, and reports directly to the board of directors.

Applicant must have flexibility to participate in events outside the normal M-F 9am to 5pm (e.g., breakfast, after-hour events, etc.).

Posted: February 1, 2017

Applications: Accepted until position is filled.

Salary: $30,000 plus commission

Type: Part-time

Please submit resume and cover letter plus three references to: president@hrcc.org.

Questions: Call 216-397-7322.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Experience:

  • Strong business acumen with experience in leadership roles
  • Chamber of Commerce experience not required but highly valued
  • Experience operating a small organization a plus

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong organizational and management skills
  • Able to effectively deal with all facets of the local business ecosystem, and to engage and motivate volunteers and staff
  • Ability to focus on many issues and determine appropriate priorities
  • Demonstrated success in collaborative work environments
  • Knowledge of budgeting and cash flow management
  • Strong computer skills necessary
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other business software applications
  • Quickbooks a plus
  • Aptitude with social media for business is a plus

Please submit resume and cover letter plus three references to: president@hrcc.org.

Download a PDF of the above position description here.  Coming soon: Watch this space for a downloadable PDF of detailed job responsibilities. If you have questions, please email HRCC Board President Chris Scheuer at president@hrcc.org.