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Executive Director Grand Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

  • ... Grand lake, Colorado, United States
  • ...

    Full-time

  • ... Salary: 80000 per year
  • Posted on: Apr 24, 2024       Expires on: Jun 08, 2024

Executive Director Grand Lake Area Chamber of Commerce   

JOB TITLE:

Executive Director Grand Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Grand lake Colorado United States

REMOTE:

No

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full job description

About us

Join our amazing team in beautiful Grand Lake, Colorado! The goal of the Grand Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is to promote its membership and the community while encouraging a sustainable year-round economy.

Our work environment includes:

  • Relational, dedicated staff
  • Innovative and creative environment
  • Flexible working hours/work-from-home options depending on the season
  • A supportive Board of Directors comprised of local business owners who are deeply invested in relationships, the local community, and collaborating with our Chamber staff.
  • Casual work attire

Job Brief:

The Executive Director of The Grand Lake Area Chamber of Commerce plays a pivotal role in fostering economic growth, promoting tourism, and enhancing the overall business environment within the community.
This leadership position requires a dynamic individual with a strong background in marketing, a keen understanding of tourism-based economies, and the ability to collaborate effectively with Chamber members, local government officials, community members, and Chamber staff.

Responsibilities include:

Member Development & Services

  • Cultivate relationships with Chamber business members by providing resources, support, and networking opportunities to foster their success, while actively expanding the Chamber through new memberships to enhance collective prosperity.
  • Proactively engage with community members, pulling them into the collective vision, by fostering a sense of belonging and ownership within the larger community.
  • Foster collaboration with local government agencies, community organizations, and other stakeholders to leverage resources and support initiatives that benefit the local economy and membership businesses.

Advocacy & Government Affairs

  • Serve as a primary liaison between the Chamber, Town of Grand Lake, and Grand County leadership, advocating for the interests of the local business community and fostering positive relationships to address issues affecting local businesses.
  • Effectively establish and maintain relationships in the Grand County community to further the objectives of the Chamber.

Marketing

  • Craft and implement a comprehensive marketing plan and budget to enhance Grand Lake's visibility and tourism.
  • Maintain marketing accounts with vendors, ensuring effective partnerships and maximizing promotional efforts.
  • Manage the Chamber website (gograndloake.
    com), social media accounts, and annual Go Grand Lake Guidebook ensuring quality & content accuracy, relevance, and user engagement.
  • Conduct outreach and maintain relationships with media outlets to secure articles promoting Grand Lake and its offerings.

Visitors Center

  • Supervise operations at the Grand Lake Visitor Center, ensuring a welcoming environment, providing accurate information, and addressing visitor inquiries and concerns promptly and courteously.
  • Manage staff education and communication to ensure team members are knowledgeable about local attractions, events, and Public Land initiatives.

Economic Development

  • Work closely with stakeholders to identify opportunities for enhancing the tourism industry, including tourist attractions, accommodation facilities, and visitor experiences.
  • Organize and oversee Chamber events, including networking mixers, business seminars, and community festivals, to promote member engagement and drive economic activity.
  • Attend conferences, meetings, and training sessions to remain informed about emerging economic opportunities, industry trends, and key drivers impacting the Grand Lake community.

Operations & Project Management

  • Develop and implement strategic plans in alignment with the Chamber's mission and goals, guiding the organization toward sustainable growth and prosperity.
  • Establish and oversee the Chamber's budget, ensuring prudent financial management and accountability in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Oversee all aspects of staff management, including hiring, scheduling, and aligning their activities with organizational objectives.
    Provide leadership and guidance to Chamber staff, fostering a positive work environment and ensuring effective execution of organizational objectives.
  • Report to and collaborate with the Board of Directors to ensure adherence to the Chamber's bylaws, fostering transparency, accountability, and effective governance.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Proven experience in a leadership role, preferably within a Chamber of Commerce, DMO, or economic development organization.
  • Strong understanding of marketing principles and experience developing and implementing marketing strategies.
  • Knowledge of tourism industry trends and best practices, with a track record of driving tourism initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with government officials and staff at the local, county, and state levels.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively engage diverse stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational and financial management skills, with experience creating and managing budgets, grants, and resources, and implementing revenue-generating initiatives to support the Chamber's financial sustainability.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive and familiarity with CRM software preferred.

Application Process:

If you are passionate about driving economic growth in Grand Lake, promoting tourism, and supporting local businesses, we invite you to submit your resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience for the position of Executive Director at the Grand Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.
Please send your application to board@grandlakechamber.
com by May 31st, 2024.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.
00 - $80,000.
00 per year

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to Relocate:

  • Grand Lake, CO 80447: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

Position Details

POSTED:

Apr 24, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

80000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1714925258-b29d587e2807c79f24ec9edccfb30355

LOCATION:

Colorado United States

CITY:

Grand lake

Job Origin:

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Full job description

About us

Join our amazing team in beautiful Grand Lake, Colorado! The goal of the Grand Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is to promote its membership and the community while encouraging a sustainable year-round economy.

Our work environment includes:

  • Relational, dedicated staff
  • Innovative and creative environment
  • Flexible working hours/work-from-home options depending on the season
  • A supportive Board of Directors comprised of local business owners who are deeply invested in relationships, the local community, and collaborating with our Chamber staff.
  • Casual work attire

Job Brief:

The Executive Director of The Grand Lake Area Chamber of Commerce plays a pivotal role in fostering economic growth, promoting tourism, and enhancing the overall business environment within the community. This leadership position requires a dynamic individual with a strong background in marketing, a keen understanding of tourism-based economies, and the ability to collaborate effectively with Chamber members, local government officials, community members, and Chamber staff.

Responsibilities include:

Member Development & Services

  • Cultivate relationships with Chamber business members by providing resources, support, and networking opportunities to foster their success, while actively expanding the Chamber through new memberships to enhance collective prosperity.
  • Proactively engage with community members, pulling them into the collective vision, by fostering a sense of belonging and ownership within the larger community.
  • Foster collaboration with local government agencies, community organizations, and other stakeholders to leverage resources and support initiatives that benefit the local economy and membership businesses.

Advocacy & Government Affairs

  • Serve as a primary liaison between the Chamber, Town of Grand Lake, and Grand County leadership, advocating for the interests of the local business community and fostering positive relationships to address issues affecting local businesses.
  • Effectively establish and maintain relationships in the Grand County community to further the objectives of the Chamber.

Marketing

  • Craft and implement a comprehensive marketing plan and budget to enhance Grand Lake's visibility and tourism.
  • Maintain marketing accounts with vendors, ensuring effective partnerships and maximizing promotional efforts.
  • Manage the Chamber website (gograndloake.com), social media accounts, and annual Go Grand Lake Guidebook ensuring quality & content accuracy, relevance, and user engagement.
  • Conduct outreach and maintain relationships with media outlets to secure articles promoting Grand Lake and its offerings.

Visitors Center

  • Supervise operations at the Grand Lake Visitor Center, ensuring a welcoming environment, providing accurate information, and addressing visitor inquiries and concerns promptly and courteously.
  • Manage staff education and communication to ensure team members are knowledgeable about local attractions, events, and Public Land initiatives.

Economic Development

  • Work closely with stakeholders to identify opportunities for enhancing the tourism industry, including tourist attractions, accommodation facilities, and visitor experiences.
  • Organize and oversee Chamber events, including networking mixers, business seminars, and community festivals, to promote member engagement and drive economic activity.
  • Attend conferences, meetings, and training sessions to remain informed about emerging economic opportunities, industry trends, and key drivers impacting the Grand Lake community.

Operations & Project Management

  • Develop and implement strategic plans in alignment with the Chamber's mission and goals, guiding the organization toward sustainable growth and prosperity.
  • Establish and oversee the Chamber's budget, ensuring prudent financial management and accountability in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Oversee all aspects of staff management, including hiring, scheduling, and aligning their activities with organizational objectives. Provide leadership and guidance to Chamber staff, fostering a positive work environment and ensuring effective execution of organizational objectives.
  • Report to and collaborate with the Board of Directors to ensure adherence to the Chamber's bylaws, fostering transparency, accountability, and effective governance.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Proven experience in a leadership role, preferably within a Chamber of Commerce, DMO, or economic development organization.
  • Strong understanding of marketing principles and experience developing and implementing marketing strategies.
  • Knowledge of tourism industry trends and best practices, with a track record of driving tourism initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with government officials and staff at the local, county, and state levels.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively engage diverse stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational and financial management skills, with experience creating and managing budgets, grants, and resources, and implementing revenue-generating initiatives to support the Chamber's financial sustainability.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive and familiarity with CRM software preferred.

Application Process:

If you are passionate about driving economic growth in Grand Lake, promoting tourism, and supporting local businesses, we invite you to submit your resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience for the position of Executive Director at the Grand Lake Area Chamber of Commerce. Please send your application to board@grandlakechamber.com by May 31st, 2024.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to Relocate:

  • Grand Lake, CO 80447: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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