Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the President is responsible for the overall management and operation of the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Rochester Regional Chamber Charity Fund. This includes providing leadership to office staff, protecting the organization’s financial assets, and ensuring federal/state compliance with both the Board of Directors and applicable grantor.
Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree and/or Chamber experience preferred • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills • Familiarity with public relations and marketing campaigns • Self-starter with a high level of initiative • Innovative and detail focused • Personal integrity in a collaborative environment • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in marketing, sales, or a comparative leadership position
Essential Roles and Responsibilities: • Ensure overall operations, asset protection, and marketing/public relations strategy for the Chamber as a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization • Supervise all Chamber staff • Oversee all accounting functions in tandem with the Accounting Manager. This includes auditing, budgeting, financial analysis, capital management, and payroll • Handle all aspects of Human Resource Management for up to five (5) employees • Develop job descriptions and settle compensation concerns • Hire and terminate employees on a need basis • Institute Board-approved policies and benefits in accordance with federal and state requirements • Assist in the development of current and long-term organizational goals and objectives • Establish plans to achieve goals set by the Board of Directors • Ensure staff members are provided with appropriate support systems and quality service in administrative, purchasing, human resources, and project accounting areas • Analyze and evaluate vendor services for providers that best meet Chamber needs • Negotiate sponsorship benefits • Continuously offer ideas for organizational improvement in order to streamline functionality
The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization with a membership base of businesses ranging from sole proprietors to nationally recognized corporations. Founded in 1955, we are the principal voice of the greater Rochester region's business community, we focus on fostering a favorable climate and promoting orderly and progressive development for our region.Our Chamber is d...edicated to providing programs and services that enhance business potential. Owners, managers and their representatives can promote their business through the Chamber's community outreach, business connections and networking opportunities.The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce is committed to promoting diversity and inclusiveness among membership, leadership, and staff. The Chamber will not discriminate in any way on the basis of race, ethnicity, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender expression, political affiliation, or physical or mental disabilty. We will continue to dedicate time and resources to advance this objective.