The Millbrook-Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking a highly motivated applicant as the Director of the Chamber. This person will operate the chamber office and report to
the chamber’s board of directors. This is an hourly position. The compensation is $12 – $15 per hour. The applicant will work 7 hours per day in a typical week. See
description below for full listing of duties.
To apply send resume or CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
MILLBROOK AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Director, Full Time – Hourly Position
Chamber Board President, Vice President and the Board of Directors
Overall Responsibilities Include
Serving as the Director of the Chamber and overseeing the functions of the office and the organization.
Serving as coordinator, advisor, and member advocate for the Chamber.
Operating the Chamber within the approved budget, policies and other approved business and financial plans.
Upholding the Chamber bylaws, government regulations and policies established by the Board of Directors.
Maintaining an accurate Chamber membership roster.
Communicating with Chamber members, potential members, business owners and their employees, residents, city personnel, media, civic and church organizations.
Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
Possess strong executive and managerial skills.
Be a self-starter with a high level of initiative and leadership abilities.
Be detailed oriented, able to work independently, and meet deadlines in a multi- task environment.
Proficient in computer skills or ability to learn Chamber computer software in order to maintain membership information, send billing statements and draft correspondence.
(Includes, MS Word, Excel, QuickBooks, Constant Contact)
Possess a high degree of tact, diplomacy and ethical standards.
Possess skills in fundraising, public relations, special events, volunteer development, and implementation of membership incentives
Lead and coach volunteers and, when necessary, delegate to meet Chamber goals and objectives
Ability to establish and maintain collaborations within the Chamber and with community organizations
Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Membership Retention and Growth
Communicate with existing and new businesses to increase membership, hear business concerns, and encourage participation in chamber events.
Establish a personal rapport with potential and current members through regular phone calls and visits.
Plan, recommend and implement programs to promote Chamber growth.
Maintain a membership database with member contact and dues information.
Follow up with members who may be behind in payment of dues.
Provide monthly membership reports to the Board.
Administration and Finance
Oversee the day to day operations of the Chamber offices.
Purchase all services and supplies necessary to operate the Chamber within budget limits.
Present and maintain a functional office with emphasis on providing a professional business office environment.
Train, supervise and review the performance of the office staff, regarding procedures and expectations.
Ensure office equipment is properly maintained
Distribute pertinent information to members, relocation inquiries, business inquiries, etc.
Develop an understanding of the Chamber’s accounting system, including a chart of accounts, and QuickBooks.
Oversee multiple sources of income and expenditures involving multiple bank accounts.
Monitor income and expenses for all Chamber activities.
Deposit income, pay expenses, and keep accurate records and copies of all transactions.
Prepare agendas, appropriate financial papers, attachments, etc. for monthly Board of Directors’ meetings.
Take and prepare Board of Directors’ meeting minutes and distribute to all board members within 72 hours.
Be knowledgeable of Chamber by-laws; suggest modifications and improvements where necessary.
Event Coordination and Development
Coordinate, design, implement and execute projects and events that will enhance the community and encourage trade, tourism and economic development of the
municipalities served by the Millbrook Area Chamber of Commerce.
Assist committees working on these events and provide necessary support.
Coordinate ribbon cuttings, open houses, etc.
Evaluate and enhance events currently in place, such as, Quarterly Luncheons, Business EXPO, Fishing Tournament, Veterans Day Recognition, Clay Shoot and Business
Before/After Hours, Women in Business Events, and Little Miss Millbrook Pageant
Develop and maintain beneficial relationships with other organizations and individuals, including: City of Millbrook, the Towns of Coosada, Deatsville and Elmore, and state
and county elected officials.
Continue building relationships with organizations that support the Chamber of Commerce such as: Leadership Elmore County, Elmore County Economic Development
Authority, City of Millbrook Economic Development Office, Elmore County Commission, Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama, Business Council of Alabama,
Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, Alabama Advantage, and the Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel.
Attend and actively participate in conferences, seminars and other agency meetings approved by the Board of Directors or Executive Committee.
Participate in relationships with other organizations that are beneficial to The Millbrook Area Chamber of Commerce.
Public Relations and Marketing
Perform public relations duties and public speaking related to Chamber interests.
Assist in the preparation of “Spotlight on Business” – article published in local newspaper.
Maintain Chamber’s website with up-to-date information regarding members, events, community news, etc.
Keep membership informed and up to date through email communications.
Develop publications, brochures, materials, promotional items and literature for the Chamber.
Seek opportunities to list Chamber tourism and business events in calendars, appropriate publications and websites.
Other duties as assigned by Board of Directors