Apopka Chamber Seeking President

The Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit, membership-based organization representing over 540 businesses of all sizes and industries. Our mission is to be a catalyst of success for entrepreneurs and leaders in the business community through business development, relationship building, community enrichment and local, regional and statewide issue advocacy.

We are seeking an energetic, motivated and visionary leader to become President of the Chamber and oversee all areas of operations of the Chamber in a professional, business-like manner to achieve both the short-term and long-term goals of the Board of Directors. Deeply collaborative in nature, this position requires the ability to engage at a high level with various stake holders.

The successful candidates for this position must possess the following skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills along with excellent public speaking and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and organize many projects at one time
  • Customer service mentality and ability to follow up on assigned items
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience using social media including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Experience in sales and/or fundraising capacity
  • Experience in organizing events and developing programs
  • Experience in managing people and working with and motivating volunteers
  • Ability to successfully interact with a variety of businesspeople, community leaders, and elected officials
  • Ability to remain flexible with work hours and job responsibilities and attend early morning and evening meetings
  • Possess a professional mannerism
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in business, communications, marketing, economic development, non-profit or other business related field

For more information on qualification, job requirements, responsibilities essential functions, and salary information, please download and review the job description here.

The Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce is an equal opportunity employer.

Please email resume and cover letter tosearchcommittee@apopkachamber.org by August 15, 2014. No phone calls please.

Process Timeline:
Position posted 07/21/2014
Resume deadline 4:00 p.m. EST 08/15/2014
Interviews scheduled on August 19th and 26th
Position starts September 2014

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