Chamber Job Opportunity

Exciting Opportunity: Executive Director – North Shore Chamber of Commerce

Location: Haleiwa, North Shore Application Deadline: Sept. 30, 2023 Type: Full-time

Are you a dynamic leader with a passion for driving community development and fostering collaboration? The North Shore Chamber of Commerce (NSCOC) is seeking a dedicated and experienced individual to join us as the next Executive Director. If you possess a proven track record of strategic planning, successful grant writing, and nonprofit management, we encourage you to apply for this impactful role.

About Us: The North Shore Chamber of Commerce is a cornerstone of the community, dedicated to promoting, maintaining, and encouraging the historic, cultural, civic, and economic welfare of the North Shore region. Through strategic initiatives, partnerships, and advocacy, we play a vital role in shaping the region’s economic landscape and fostering a thriving community.

Position Overview: As the Executive Director, you will be at the forefront of realizing NSCOC’s mission and objectives. Collaborating closely with the Board of Directors, you will plan, develop, and manage programs and projects that drive the Chamber’s goals forward. Your expertise in grant acquisition, financial management, and stakeholder engagement will be crucial in securing funding, enhancing membership, and strengthening partnerships that advance the NSCOC’s mission.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Lead the development, coordination, and management of programs and projects that align with the NSCOC’s mission and objectives.
  2. Prepare and submit funding applications to public and private sources, securing necessary resources for NSCOC’s initiatives. Collaborate with the Board to expand the membership base.
  3. Develop and manage the annual budget, ensuring sound financial management. Prepare financial reports and maintain close communication with the Treasurer.
  4. Cultivate partnerships with the public, private, and community sectors to further the Chamber’s goals. Work with the Board to promote alliances that benefit the NSCOC.
  5. Represent the NSCOC in meetings with businesses, community members, government agencies, and public officials.
  6. Oversee day-to-day office operations, including staff and volunteer recruitment, hiring, and supervision.
  7. Plan, coordinate, and publicize various events and meetings, such as membership gatherings, committee meetings, Business After Hours, and the Business Expo.
  8. Serve as an advisor to the Board, participating in committees and recommending policies for consideration.
  9. Keep the Board informed about finances, operations, and programs by providing accurate and timely updates.
  10. Perform additional duties as directed by the Board of Directors.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in public or nonprofit administration, or equivalent experience.
  • Strong knowledge of the culture and values of the North Shore Community.
  • Proven experience in nonprofit management, including successful grant writing and securing funding.
  • A strategic thinker with exceptional communication, negotiation, and leadership skills.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders and build meaningful partnerships.
  • Proficiency in financial management, budgeting, and reporting.
  • Familiarity with community engagement, business development, and advocacy efforts.

Compensation:  Range: $50,000-$70,000 (pay commensurate with experience), plus bonuses, insurance, and more

Application Process: If you are enthusiastic about driving community growth and economic development, we encourage you to apply.  Please send your resume and a detailed cover letter outlining your interest in the position, qualifications, and relevant experiences to nschamberpresident@gmail.com.  In your cover letter, share your vision for how your leadership will advance the NSCOC’s mission.

The NSCOC values diversity and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

Shape the future of the North Shore community and business landscape.  Join us as the Executive Director and make a lasting impact on our region.

For inquiries, please contact Mike Biechler at nschamberpresident@gmail.com or (808) 371-5090.  Explore our website at https://gonorthshore.org to learn more about the North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s contributions to the community.