• MICC-Executive Director

  • Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center

    Chamber Executive Director

    MISSION

    MICC is a non-profit Chamber of Commerce and Visitors’ Center providing service to member businesses and individuals with the following Mission Statement:  We are your business and community connection for promoting and celebrating the economic vitality of the greater Monmouth-Independence area.   http://www.micc-or.org/

     

    WHAT THE JOB SOUNDS LIKE:

    Supporting Chamber Members and Governing Board, Advocacy for Local Business and the Community, Leading efforts for the Visitors Center and regional tourism, Financial and Contract Management, Public Relations and Marketing, Fundraising and Revenue Generation, Volunteer Management

     

    WHAT THE JOB IS:

    Working with volunteers to reach out to members and plan events

    Managing Chamber media (Print, web, social, etc)

    Board meeting support: Agendas, Financial Reports, Membership reports

    Webmaster, Quickbooks wizard, Database Manager, PR Material Stocker

    Reminding volunteers of their commitments... sometimes more than once… or twice

    Staying up till midnight getting certificates ready for the Community Awards Banquet

    Answering (sometimes bizarre) questions about the towns… or other random towns or other random topics

    Ribbon Cuttings!

     

    WHAT THE REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS ARE:

    Recruitment, retention and management of volunteers (including Board of Directors)

    Ability to creatively collaborate with peers, Board, local officials, business owners

    Experience in effective PR, marketing, social media

    Organizational skills, organizational skills, organizational skills

    Confidentiality and consideration of small town ‘politics’

    General office skills, including excellent written and oral communication

    Intermediate budgeting and bookkeeping skills (Quickbooks preferred)

     

    WHAT THE DESIRED ATTRIBUTES ARE:

    True desire to learn about the community and local business needs

    Love of meetings – with peers, with advisors, with Board, with local and regional groups

    Fearless about asking for help, or donations, or memberships

    Creative thinking to encourage and support the goals of the Chamber

     

    This job is currently budgeted at full-time, exempt with a salary of $30,000/year, including paid holidays and time off. No other fringe benefits are available. Position is open until filled.

     

    PLEASE SEND RESUME AND APPLICATION BY 6/16 TO:  

    Chamber ED Search                                                   EMAIL to:  Karin Johnson, Governance Chair

    355 Pacific Ave N Ste A                                              johnson.karin@ci.independence.or.us

    Monmouth OR 97361

     

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