President and CEO Job Opening
Conveniently located along Interstate 35 on the northern edge of the Austin Metro area, Georgetown, Texas, is a beautiful city nestled between the clear waters of the North and South San Gabriel Rivers. The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)(6) federally designated nonprofit organization with nearly 1,000. The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce received its 4-star accreditation from the US Chamber of Commerce in March 2021. The Chamber plays a major role in the economic development of the City and the region.
The President and CEO of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce reports to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. The President and CEO, along with the Chairman of the Board, is the spokesperson for and representative of the Chamber to various organizations, both public and private, who have interest in the City of Georgetown and the surrounding area. The President and CEO currently supervise a staff of four full-time and two part-time employees. The President and CEO provides collaborative leadership by maintaining a sense of positive mission with staff, the Board of Directors, the membership, and other collegial organizations. The President and CEO is expected to be a community leader and participate in local and regional organizations, as well as programs and initiatives endorsed by the Board of Directors. Other responsibilities include budget development and ensuring the development of both short and long-term strategic plans in conjunction with the Board and Staff.
A bachelor’s degree in any field from a four-year university accredited by the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions is highly preferred. Chamber of Commerce Executive accreditation (CCE) by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives is highly desirable. Candidates should have a minimum of 10 years of total work experience in a Chamber of Commerce, five of which should be at the senior executive level. Said experience in a United States Chamber of Commerce-accredited Chamber is preferred. Private sector experience is a plus.
Applicants can send their resume and cover letter to CEOSearch@GeorgetownChamber.org
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