Conveniently located about an hour north of Dallas and four miles south of the Texas-Oklahoma border, Denison, Texas, is a dynamic city with a welcoming, small town atmosphere. With an estimated population of 23,000, this family-oriented community, with rich historical roots, has much to offer its residents, including a high-quality of life, low crime rate, affordable cost of living, great schools, excellent recreational activities, and superior medical facilities.
The Denison Area Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, highly event-driven organization with approximately 450 members ranging in size from large corporations to small businesses, from non-profit agencies to higher education. The Chamber’s mission is to serve as advocates for its members through the development of business, tourism, and community. As the top paid administrative executive of the Chamber, this position is responsible for the full range of activities and day-to-day management of all Chamber functions and for carrying out the policies and duties established by the Board through an annual Program of Work.
The Chamber President/ Director of Tourism plays an integral role within the community. The candidate selected for this position must have a passion for public service and must be dedicated to serving the Denison community. The ideal candidate will be a creative self-starter with a high-energy level, demonstrated leadership skills, and a desire for municipal growth and success that matches their personal career goals.
It is preferred that the selected candidate hold a bachelor’s degree or higher. A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience is required, with preference given to experience in Chamber of Commerce management. A Chamber of Commerce credential is a plus. The selected candidate must live in the Denison/ETJ community.