Community Leadership, Governmental Relations, Senior Management
4 Year Degree
This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer and oversees the programs, committees and task forces of the department.
Develops an annual Plan of Action and budget for the department
Communicates with Vice Chairmen of the department in order to meet the goals and objectives of the annual Plan of Action
Directs the development, publication and dissemination of compelling and understandable materials aimed at marketing the products and services available through the department
Aggressively markets the department's programs and services through targeted literature, chamber publications and the media, where appropriate, to involve the greatest possible number of member businesses in the department's programs and services
Directs the establishment and work of various task forces to offer meaningful assistance and programs for the benefit of member companies, and provides staff support to facilitate task force activities
Establishes priorities for the committees, task forces and programs within the department and sees that those priorities are implemented
Visits on a regular basis city, county, state and federal elected officials and administration staff to stay informed on issues impacting the business community; communicates those issues to Chamber leadership, as well as Chamber positions to the community-at-large
Oversees the performance and activities of the Chamber’s contract lobbyist in support of the Department’s annual Plan of Action
Actively and effectively builds relationships and coalitions in support of the Chamber’s mission. Visits with other chambers of commerce as needed
Personally visits at least three Chamber members per month for the purpose of building goodwill and gathering information to share on member needs and opinions
Bachelors Degree with a minimum of three years experience in corporate management, chamber management or related activities, and an ability to communicate effectively with diverse personalities and issues. Excellent planning, writing and verbal skills required.
About Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
Welcome to the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
Known for our streets lined with massive live oaks, Mobile, Alabama is a picturesque city at the mouth of the Mobile River at Mobile Bay, leading to the Gulf of Mexico. More than 600,000 residents live in the metropolitan area covering 2,828 square miles. The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce is charged with promoting the area through business and commercial commerce. Our mission statement says it best “to serve as a progressive advocate for business needs to promote the Mobile area’s economic well-being.”
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