The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce (www.bgchamber.com) seeks a self-motivated, energetic, experienced individual to fill the position of VP, Communications and Public Policy and join our award-winning Chamber team. This position Responsible for chamber communications, marketing, publications and media relations. Responsible for growing chamber’s social media presence. Under minimal supervision, responsible for the development and implementation of federal, state and local public policy and political strategies
Education/experience: High school degree required. Sales experience and post-secondary education a plus. A successful candidate will have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Training and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required. Plus three (3) to five (5) years experience preferred.
Possession of a valid driver’s license.
Ability to be bonded.
Possess a Passport or ability to quickly obtain a Passport.
Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent organizational and administrative skills to manage multiple projects.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to work with and meet deadlines.
Ability to maintain the confidentiality of any information encountered.
Requires strong math and analytical skills.
Ability to make judgments serving the organization’s best interest.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, directors and clients.
Ability to operate a variety of office equipment, including but not limited to, computer, printer, calculator, photocopy machine, fax machine, telephone, and vehicle.
Experience with various software and/or Windows based applications including but not limited to, word processing, internet usage, and email applications.
Ability to use a computer for spreadsheet, data, presentation and word processing functions.
Ability to embrace change and respond to daily situations that arise.
Ability to handle multiple tasks required of a small office environment.
Possesses and utilizes the following traits: initiative, resourcefulness, thoroughness, accuracy, tact, firmness, sound judgment, and integrity.
A competitive salary + commission, commensurate with experience and excellent benefits are offered for the position.
Please send a letter of interest describing your strengths for this position, along with your resume, salary history, and salary range expectedby e-mail to Meredith Rozanski, Chief Operating Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Incorporated in 1935, the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce is a 5-Star Accredited Chamber by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was named the 2009 Chamber of the Year by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives. As the fourth largest chamber in Kentucky, the Chamber serves as a premier business advocate for its more than 1,200 partners and is the driving force for economic development in So...uth Central Kentucky. Its primary goals are to promote growth and success in the business community, reaching its small business partners and those in large industries alike. With leadership programs, governmental relations projects, educational initiatives and involvement opportunities, the Chamber aims to support the community and its neighbors in order to enhance the business climate and continue to grow the region.