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Executive Director

Company: 1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber of Commerce
Wage Comments: Commensurate with Experience
Date Posted: January 9, 2014
Closing Date: February 10, 2014
Position is: FT
Hours Per Week: 40
How To Apply:
Qualified applicants should apply in writing by: Monday February 10th, 2014. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Please mail or drop off your resume and cover letter to:
1000 Islands Chamber of Commerce: Executive Director Position:
C/ O KEYS Job Centrre Unit 1-140 Garden Street, Gananoque, ON, K7G 1H9
Or email to: gan@keys.ca (email files must be in a PDF format)
Job Description: The selected applicant will require an exceptional ability to: - Execute a strategic plan set out by the Board of Directors - Operate the business of the Chamber, including but not limited to, staff management, preparation of budgets and regular review of financial results, all the while maintaining the entrepreneurial spirit that mirrors that of our member organizations - Manage membership retention and growth - Act as the spokesperson for the Chamber when appropriate - Maintain internal and external communications of the Chamber fully utilizing web based tools and resources - Provide support to the Board of Directors and board committees - Oversee planning of various events during the year, always seeking to inject new ideas and innovation into each event
Work Site Location:
10 King Street East Gananoque, ON
Minimum Requirements / Work Experience:
The successful candidate will have the following:
- Non-profit sector experience;
- Minimum 3-5 years business experience;
- Proven Experience in the execution of sales plans and in the over-achieving of
results;
- Knowledge of financial management;
- Proven track record in managing a team and experience in public speaking;
- Experience with working with various levels of government, committees and community organizations;
- Experience working with and liaising with diverse interest groups;
- Advocate for economic well-being and development in the 1000 Islands region;
- Experience with Microsoft Office and other related software;
- Experience in various social media and web platforms.


Other Job Requirements:
Transportation Required
Shift Work

Education Required:
College
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