Employment Opportunity at the Harrison Agassiz Chamber of Commerce
The Harrison Agassiz Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization and the hub for business intelligence. Today the Chamber represents close to 80 local businesses and strives to be the go-to resource for small, medium, and large businesses across all industries as well as members from the not-for-profit sectors. We invite you to be a part of the team and an integral support system within the Harrison Agassiz area.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the successful candidate will be a well-rounded business professional eager to take on a wide range of tasks, projects, and deadlines and be responsible for performing all duties necessary to keep the Chamber a vibrant, relevant, and engaged presence within our local and regional business community.
The Board’s primary role (as a whole) is to govern, set policy, and create the organizational structure of the Chamber. The part time representative and the Board are partners and collaborators in providing the leadership and direction as outlined in the board’s vision for the Chamber.
The representative is hired by the Board to manage, administer, and operate the organization on behalf of the Board. The following defines the scope and type of work responsibilities characteristic of this position.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Prepare monthly report as required for the Board.
Membership & Community Engagement:
Develop, plan, execute, and attend a variety of membership engagement events designed to further grow the membership of the Chamber.
Build and maintain relationships with elected officials & key personnel at all levels of government to effectively advocate on behalf of members.
Create opportunities for engagement, and build, facilitate & maintain relationships with and between members.
Passion for the Harrison/Agassiz Area and the ability to recruit new members to expand the Chamber’s membership.
Communications, Sales & Marketing:
Create, implement and manage marketing campaigns to promote the Chamber.
Ensure the Chamber brand and goals are met through all communication channels.
Prepare and Maintain newsletters and social media outlets.
Update and maintain website.
Administration & Leadership:
Prepare, develop content, and participate in monthly Board of Director meetings
Prepare detail monthly report to Board of Directors that would include all activities, hours, meetings, recruitment activities, etc.
Recruit committee members for a wide range of short- and long-term initiatives, plan and facilitate meetings as needed.
Represent the Chamber at approved events such as the annual BC AGM and Canadian AGM and other Chamber functions
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal abilities; relationship builder
Clear report writing
Ability to make decisions.
Good organizational skills
Good telephone skills needing to recruit members
A minimum of 2 to 3 years of office management experience
Strong office technology skills including proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, Constant Contact, and Zoom
Experience using Social Media platforms including Facebook & Instagram.
Previous experience working in a non-profit environment and reporting to a Board of Directors.
Fast-paced environment – must be able to work under pressure and prioritize tasks
This is a 6-month contract position that pays $840.00 per month. Hours will be set by contractor, must be able to attend all monthly board meetings which are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. Opportunity to renew based on performance and membership growth and engagement.
Contract length: 6 months
Submit Resume and Cover Letter to: email@example.com
Closing Date: June 20, 2021