Job Posting- Coastal Alabama Business Chamber-President/CEO

CABC is now accepting resumes for our President/CEO position.  Below are the requirements and job description.

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Objective of Position

  • Chief administrative executive ultimately responsible for the total operations of the organization.
  • Serves as the primary staff point of contact for the officers, Executive Committee, Board of Directors and members.
  • Formulates, plans, organizes, and administers objectives and policies for achievement of major area goals.
  • Responsible for the complete operation at the organization as it involves program and staff.


  • Frequent contact with Chamber members, staff, volunteers, and community leaders.
  • Reports to Chairman of the Board


  • Formulate, plan, organize, recommend, and administer policies and programs relating to the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber, which includes current and long-range planning for achievement of major area goals.
  • Manage and coordinate the functions and staff of the departments and divisions of the organization.
  • Keep staff informed and motivated through regular staff meetings. Share status of organization policies and practices, program of work, actions, and other current business.
  • Serve as a consultant to the Chairman of the Board, Board of Directors, and give leadership in the formulation of objectives, programs and policies.
  • Develop leadership and stimulate the work of committees, task forces and other groups to accomplish the program of work.
  • Understand and convey the organizations concepts and philosophies and their relationships to the staff and Board of Directors.
  • Select and develop an adequate organization and staff, assign functions, define lines of authority and responsibility and set up an effective system of operation.
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with community leaders, public officials, private and public agencies.
  • Responsible for the finances of the organization, which includes the planning of the budget, presentation to the Board of Directors, control and audit of the approved budget. Approve disbursements, co-sign checks with the officers and maintain general control over expenditures.
  • Develop sources of non-dues revenue for the organization.
  • Make public addresses to to various organizations, professional and civic groups in the area concerning the organization and the area activities and purpose.
  • Develop staff through direction, coaching, training, support and delegation of responsibilities. Perform periodic feedback and appraisal in accordance with the organization’s policies.
  • In concurrence with the Board, responsible for the location, design, and an attractive “front door” to the community.
  • Motivate and recruit volunteers.


  • Responsible for the development and implementation of the annual Program of Work.
  • Staff the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, Finance, Nominating, and other committees of the organization.


  • Coordinates all additional assignments as directed by the Board of Directors.
  • Assists and provides support to other Chamber staff as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Marketing, Business or related field.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Excellent organizational and people skills.
  • Ability to efficiently handle multi-tasked operations.
  • Proficiency in information technology skills, including office and publishing applications.
  • Flexibility with regard to business hours and accepting new responsibilities.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in equivalent field of operations.


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