The Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce – a not-for-profit organization devoted to serving the businesses, entrepreneurs, and organizations in the community by providing advocacy, resources, and opportunities – is currently seeking candidates for the position of President.
The President serves as a visible and visionary leader for the local business community by communicating about matters related to public policy, planning, development, collaboration, and opportunities, as well as implementing and evaluating chamber programs, projects, and events.
The President reports to the Board of Directors and will work closely with the board chair and executive board to ensure the chamber’s success in meeting its objectives as outlined in its annual Business and Strategic Plan.
The President is responsible for the strategic and operational planning for the organization, sponsorship development, membership relations, and the management of the staff and finances of the organization.
The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related business field. At least five years of leadership and management experience is preferred. A chamber of commerce certification through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce or American Chamber of Commerce Executive (ACCE) is preferred but not required.
He/she will have general knowledge of business practices, including the ability to forecast/develop a yearly budget, ensure timely delivery of monthly financial reports to the Board, and maintain general control of expenditures.
To apply, send your resume to PresidentSearch@gwcc.org.