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Berkeley Springs/Morgan County Chamber of Commerce


 

Job Title – Executive Director

  • The Executive Director is a full-time, exempt, salaried position that is responsible to the Chamber Board President and Board of Directors for all Chamber activities including recruitment and retention of membership, coordinating all programs, events and festivals, fundraising, community involvement and social media/website management. The ideal candidate will work to support our nonprofit and business members…the backbone of Morgan County. 

 

Job Overview

The Executive Director is responsible for a full range of activities, including but not limited to:

 

  • Responsible for day-to-day operations of the Chamber of Commerce

  • Enhancing programs and activities to attract new members and improve existing member benefits

  • Producing all board approved events including the annual Apple Butter Festival and creating/executing new events

  • Maintaining the Chamber website, membership roster and membership directory

  • Managing social media marketing including promoting regular social media spotlight on member businesses 

  • Event promotion through various marketing channels

  • Leading/organizing volunteers and committees including: attending, taking minutes, and managing Chamber committee meetings

  • Managing and authorizing income and expense management; coordinating financials with the BOD Treasurer

  • Employee training and supervision of Chamber staff 

  • Liaison with business, government, and community constituents

  • Maintain professional, shared office space with Travel Berkeley Springs organization and staff

 

Competencies/Qualifications Requirements

 

  • Entrepreneurial, enthusiastic, creative, well organized, self-directed, and capable of functioning effectively in an independent work environment

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are imperative. Proficiency in Microsoft Office software required

  • Ability to manage all social media sites and independently maintain current and accurate website information.

  • Demonstrate quality, accuracy and timeliness in work performed

  • Must hold self to the same confidentiality and conflict of interest standards as the Berkeley Springs-Morgan County Chamber Board of Directors

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Business Administration, Marketing, Organizational Leadership or related field. Relevant work experience may be substituted for educational requirement

  • Ability to fully understand and communicate issues confronting the local business community, public agencies and community organizations 

  • Must be willing to work some weekends and evenings 

  • Must possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license

 

Preferred Skills-Training Available

 

  • Proficient in managing Zoom, Microsoft Teams and/or other video conferencing software

  • Budgeting and financial recordkeeping experience 

  • Experience in a leadership or management role, preferably at a Chamber of Commerce or similar civic, community, or non-profit organization desirable 

  • Ability to work and interact successfully with a wide variety of volunteers

  • Demonstrated organizational event planning skills

  • Fundraising and/or grant writing experience skills 

 

Compensation Package-Full-time, Exempt, Salaried

 

Salary Range: $50,000+ based on experience

 

Simple IRA: Optional, 3% Employer Match

 

Health Insurance may be available, employer contribution is negotiable with salary package

 

Paid Holidays (Office is Closed):

  • Martin Luther King Day

  • President’s Day

  • Memorial Day

  • July 4th

  • Labor Day

  • Veteran’s Day

  • Thanksgiving Day 

  • Christmas Eve

  • Christmas Day

  • New Year’s Day

 

Personal/Sick Leave: Employee is awarded 8 personal days per year beginning on employees hire date.

 

Vacation days: Employee is awarded two weeks (10 days) of paid vacation after one year of continuous employment. 

 

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm*

Exempt, full-time position, EOE

 

*Some evening and weekend hours will be necessary for special events

*Apple Butter Festival event and other Chamber events may require an extended work schedule for several days. 

 

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other duties as requested or as they become evident.

To apply please send cover letter and resume to: otice@bugman.org

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