PLEASANTON (CA) CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Retirement, Expense Account, Mileage Reimbursement, Vacation/Sick Leave
Chamber Membership: 600
Chamber Budget: $500,000
Total Number of Staff: 4
Population of Area Served: 82,000
W.A.C.E. Academy Graduate: Preferred
Description: The President/CEO is a key representative and advocate for business owners and employers in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley Region working to promote and strengthen communities by building prosperity through a healthy economy and strong business sector.
The over-arching responsibilities of this position are to lead the Chamber by successfully implementing its strategic initiatives; growing revenues and membership; supporting a strong team and cultivating a world class work culture; working closely and productively with prominent business leaders; fostering positive relationships and advocacy with elected and appointed local, county, state, and federal governmental officials; serving as the Chamber spokesperson to the media; collaborating with public and private sector partnership organizations in the Tri-Valley region; and developing and implementing member programming that includes education, resources, and events to support business success.
Ideal Candidate attributes:
-Has proven leadership skills and understands the vital role that the Chamber plays
in supporting and enhancing its business community
-Private, nonprofit, or related management experience, including strong business
acumen, personnel management, and functional knowledge of accounting principles
-The ability to cultivate and deliver value for membership
-Understanding of current political climate in the Pleasanton community and confidence
to interact and achieve high visibility with city, county and state elected officials
-Adept at coalition building, relationship management, and negotiating complex agreements.
-Skilled in interpersonal, written, and public speaking communication
-A strategic and visionary approach to leading an organization
-Technologically proficient, with knowledge of contemporary communication strategies
-View the prospect of leading the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce to the next level
as an exciting opportunity
-A Bachelor’s Degree is required; an advanced degree in public administration, law, MBA, or another
related field is desirable
Deadline: March 18, 2022
Contact: Herb Ritter, firstname.lastname@example.org
C/O Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce
777 Peters Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94566