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Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Announces Open Position


February 26, 2010

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce CEO Selection Committee is now accepting applicants for the position of President/CEO.

The President/CEO is the chief paid executive officer of the Chamber as well as the administrator of the Greater Greer Education Foundation and the Chamber Political Action Committee. This person is responsible for all administrative and management functions and executing the mission and strategic plan of the organization as approved by the Board of Directors. The President will provide high profile leadership, vision, guidance and strategic direction for the full range of activities of the Chamber as well as coordination of the program of work; organizational structure and procedures; motivation of volunteers; income and expenditures; maintenance of membership; employment; training and supervision of staff; interpretation of policy; and long-range planning. The President will be a collaborative leader and will successfully manage and evaluate current programs while developing new programs and strategic initiatives to support the organization’s operations and growth and its desire to increase membership.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferably in communications, marketing, business, economic development or related field and a minimum of 3 years of proven and successful experience in a management or supervisory position, preferably within an Association or Chamber profession.  Demonstrated commitment to continued professional development through the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for Organization Management and/or Certified Chamber Executive designation is preferred.

The compensation package will include a competitive salary, determined in part by the successful candidate’s level of professional experience. The Chamber offers a benefit package, including health and dental insurance, ACCE 401 (K), STD and LTD, paid vacation, paid sick time and paid holidays each year.

The successful candidate for the President/CEO of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce will reside in the two-county area served by the Chamber.

Interested Candidates
Submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:
Phil Feisal
Chairman, CEO Search Committee
PO Box 183
Greer, SC 29652
or via email: jpfeisal@srhs.com  

Application deadline:
Friday, March 12, 2010

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary, non-profit organization that represents approximately 605 businesses in the Greer area. The mission of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce is “To Champion Economic Prosperity for our members and the greater Greer community.”  For more information on the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, call 864-877-3131 or visit www.greerchamber.com.

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